#4: Fall 2017

Fimer To Supply Conversion Centres For PV Plant in Mexico

Italian photovoltaics supplier Fimer has sealed €9 million in financing from Sace and Deutsche Bank for the supply of conversion centres for two solar farms in Mexico. Deutsche will issue two performance bonds worth US$4.3 million, which will be backed by Sace. The German bank will also issue a €5 million loan that will be used to finalise supply contracts.
Number : #4: Fall 2017   |   Section: Industry News   |   Country : Mexico

Eni Continues To Grow Its Presence In Mexico’s Oil Industry

Eni, a multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Italy, has been granted 3 of 10 offshore blocks awarded by Mexico’s National Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) in the Sureste Basin, in the Gulf of Mexico. This result boosts Eni’s presence in a market that only opened up to foreign investments in 2014, in line with the country’s Energy Reform, and which has huge growth potential.
Number : #4: Fall 2017   |   Section: Industry News   |   Country : Mexico

Italy’s Enel To Build Largest PV Plant In The Americas

Large-scale PV projects dominate the Mexican landscape with two auctions so far yielding very competitive bids for PV power plants in Mexico. Even though these auctions were open to a variety of power generation technologies, solar PV surprised observers by capturing about seventy percent of the auctioned capacity. Many of these plants in the first and second auction rounds will be built next year, catapulting Mexico from a sub one hundred MW market annually to a market with over 1 GW of annual installations. A third round is scheduled for this coming November and as many as eighty companies are expected to be in the race to participate.
Number : #4: Fall 2017   |   Section: Industry News   |   Country : Mexico

Italy’s National Industry 4.0 Plan

The Italian Government’s adoption of the national Industry 4.0 plan for industrial technological and digital transformation represents a great opportunity for manufacturing companies operating in Italy. The plan aims to raise tax incentives for investments in goods and technologies that connect physical and digital systems, in order to conduct complex analysis (Big Data) and adapt manufacturing systems in real time.
Number : #4: Fall 2017   |   Section: Industry News   |   Country : Canada, Mexico, USA

AMAPLAST: New Branding To Represent Italy’s Plastic And Rubber Technology

As of last June, Assocomaplast is AMAPLAST, the Italian trade association of manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds. The members’ board overwhelmingly approved the name change and the association’s new logo featuring the AMP acronym and the colours of the Italian flag.
Number : #4: Fall 2017   |   Section: Industry News   |   Country : Canada, Mexico, USA