Waste not, want not: Sica’s green machines save costs, material and energy

Hailed as a "green turning point," Sica S.p.A., a family-owned Italy-based manufacturer of tooling and downstream equipment for plastic pipe processing lines, launched three new machines at K 2013 that the company said deliver functionality, productivity and quality as well as offering an enhanced environmental performance.

According to Valeria Giacomoni, managing director at Sica, the innovative green machines generated quite some interest. "Visitors were particularly interested in our swarfless cutting machine which, to our knowledge, is unique and revolutionary and for which we have applied for two patents," said Giacomoni, referring to the company's newest planetary saw.

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