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Welcome to the Plastics and Rubber Buyers Guide

in which the most important European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers and technology providers can be found through a search engine. Company entries are on voluntary basis and checked within the national Member Associations participating. Please contact them directly for any question, further details or more detailed search possibilities. This Plastics and Rubber Buyers Guide contains the references of machinery manufacturers of Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.

Search methods

Different search methods are available:

  • by company name (both by scrolling an alphabetical list and by entering a free text) by type of processing machine (through a "structured search", i.e. a guided selection through further steps of the classified nomenclature or by selecting a certain machine from the classified nomenclature or by free text)
  • by free text (thus entering any word).

Main items covered

Machines and equipment for preprocessing, recycling

crushers, blade granulators, shredders, pulverizers, mixers, two roll mills, separating and sorting equipment, silos, conveyors and accessories

Machinery and plant for processing

calenders, dipping plants, extruders, extrusion lines, injection moulding machines, presses, blow moulding machines, foaming machinery for EPS, EPP, EPE, reaction moulding machines and plant (RIM), mould carriers, filament winding machines for pipes and hollow articles, rotational moulding machines

Follow-on equipment

film stretching machines, bi-directional cutting units, gear pumps, calibration tables, vacuum spray units, die changes, granulators, pelletizers, haul-offs, stretching units for filaments, strappings, winding machines, screen changers, melt filters

Post processing machines

thermforming machines, cutting and splitting machines, punching machines, embossing machines, deflashing machines

Welding machines

hot-plate welders, heat impulse welders, high-frequently welders, ultrasonic welders, hot-gas welders, friction welders, extrusion welders, laser beam welding machines

Machinery for finishing, decorating, printing and marking

printing machines, coating plant, laminating plant, spraying plant, metallizing plant, printing-pretreatment equipment

Other machines and equipment

laboratory machinery, quick mould changing systems, magnetic clamping systems, handling devices, robots, cleanroom engineering, heating and cooling units, equipment for testing, quality assurance, measuring and control systems.


FMS - Association of Austrian Machinery and Steel Construction Industries

SYMACAP - French Union of Plastic and Rubber Equipments Manufacturers

VDMA - The German Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association

AMAPLAST - The Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery/Moulds manufacturers' Association

IMAPC - The Spanish Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers Association

SWISSMEM - Swiss Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Industries' Association

PAGDER - Turkish Plastics Industry Association

United Kingdom:
BPF - The British Plastics Federation