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Constant Efficiency and Energy Saving for Envases Universales, Mexico
October 27, 2023
Compressed air and vacuum are extremely important in 2-piece can production. Having reliable and durable equipment is essential to guarantee constant efficiency and high saving in the long-run. Since 2019, Envases Universales relies on Pneumofore for the supply of pneumatic energy in some of its plants in Mexico. Envases Universales is a leading worldwide supplier of quality packaging products for beverage, food and other industrial sectors. The Group is strongly committed to innovative and sustainable solutions in packaging production and to minimize the environmental impact of the full production cycle. Therefore, they choose and cooperate with suppliers that ensure the highest quality standards in terms of efficiency, energy saving and sustainability. Pneumofore vacuum pumps as well as low and high-pressure compressors were firstly installed in the Pachuca plant, Hidalgo. The benefits of using the Rotary Vane technology of Pneumofore are clear to the customer: enduring efficiency, rare maintenance, seamless operation even in Hot Climate conditions are the resulting considerations of Envases Universales, accompanied by the confidence of having the most advanced levels of excellence, energy saving and sustainable technology available on the market.
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Celebrating Pneumofore 100th Anniversary
October 10, 2023
With the motto of “Inspiring the Future since 1923”, Pneumofore welcomed in Turin its network of distributors and partners from around the world to celebrate the company’s 100 Years of history. The Meeting took place in Turin and it was attended by 16 different nations coming from every corner of the Planet. The event offered the opportunity to retrace the historic background of the company, its evolution through the decades and the international expansion under the guidance of the present generation of Swiss engineers. Projected into the future, the company also presented its plan for the years to come, with a renewed enthusiasm and with significant investments in training the next generation. The event was also a great networking opportunity to further strengthen the collaboration between Pneumofore and its international partners, which strongly contribute to the company’s global success. Obviously, the meeting was also an occasion to taste the excellent Italian cuisine and wines and to walk in the ambient streets of Turin and Rivoli during a sunny and warm weekend.
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100 Years Anniversary – Open Day 2023
October 3, 2023
As part of the celebrations for its 100th Year Anniversary, Pneumofore organized a special Open Day held at the company’s headquarters in Rivoli on September 2nd, 2023. The event welcomed all the employees and their families in a festive atmosphere and it gave the opportunity to highlight the company’s remarkable history and to look towards the future with confidence. The 100 Year milestone was possible thanks to the commitment, talent and dedication of the both retired employees and the people who are working for Pneumofore, some of whom over decades. The Open Day was a tribute to this extraordinary journey.
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Longevity Rules at Latamcan 2023
July 25, 2023
Leveraging on 100 Years of expertise in technical innovation and excellence, Pneumofore was among the keynote speakers at Latamcan, the technical conference and exhibition for canmakers and suppliers operating in the Latin America metal packaging industry. Held in Mexico City, the event is one of the major international conferences and tradeshows in the sector, growing in attendance and importance year after year. In 2023, marking the centenary celebration for Pneumofore, the CEO Mr. Rolf Hilfiker gave an insightful presentation on longevity’s rules and practices of design and manufacturing that maximize the machinery’s life expectancy. Since its foundation, the company’s actions are guided in respect of nature, producing machines that minimize the carbon footprint of industrial vacuum and compressed air systems. Nowadays, this strong commitment contrasts the widespread planned obsolescence. Pneumofore successfully reverts the strategy to durability over-time, which avoids the waste of money spent in buying equipment over and over and making a forward-looking management choice and significant contribution to the Planet.
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100 Years of Pneumatic Energy at Metpack
May 8, 2023
Metpack, the world’s leading fair for the global metal packaging industry, celebrated Pneumofore in its 100 Year Anniversary. Held in Essen (Germany) from May 2 to 6, the event welcomed around 6,500 trade visitors, coming from all parts of the world, to experience forward-looking technology, new products and further developments for the production, refinement and recycling of metal packaging. With a strong focus on international, innovative and sustainable solutions, Metpack highlighted the intensifying efforts of the industry to position itself even more sustainably. With a constant commitment on innovation since 1923, Pneumofore is leading the way toward durable solutions for the industry’s most important energy-saving and sustainability challenges. The event represented a significant occasion to meet the most important canmakers, some of which are satisfied customers of Pneumofore Rotary Vane vacuum pumps and compressors since decades. Visitors expressed great interest in the company's latest innovations and solutions, all based on the lowest Life Cycle Cost. With a century of pneumatic energy expertise, Pneumofore confirms itself as the benchmark for the supply of centralized vacuum and compressed air solutions in the can industry. Metpack organizers also honored the Pneumofore Anniversary with a pleasant and unexpected present: a special 100 Years celebration cake.
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Hannover Messe 2023 – Report
April 26, 2023
Hannover Messe 2023, the world’s premier trade show for the global industry and technical innovations, offered a perfect opportunity to begin the celebrations of Pneumofore 100 Year Anniversary: a goal that no other company in the vacuum and compressed air market can match. Within the ComVac show, the fair’s main hub for vacuum and compressed air technologies, Pneumofore Rotary Vane solutions and new technical developments had central stage, demonstrating how the company’s centenary experience is a moving force toward constant evolution and reliable solutions for the industry’s most important challenges, including climate protection, energy-saving solutions and sustainability goals. The company was present with a newly designed booth and, for the first time, it displayed the K2.60 Gas Booster Compressor. Spotlights were also on the state-of-the-art UV Series Rotary Vane vacuum pumps, represented by the UV24 VS37 unit with Variable Speed drive for the optimal coverage of the vacuum needs with the lowest electrical power consumption. Pneumofore Rotary Vane units’ constant performance and low Life Cycle Cost are proved on a daily basis and running trouble-free since decades in many industries worldwide, even in harsh or hot climate conditions. With constant focus on innovation and energy saving solutions, Pneumofore is inspiring the future since 1923.
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Glassman Europe in Istanbul
February 9, 2023
Pneumofore successfully attended Glassman Europe, the annual exhibition dedicated to the European glass making industry that stopped this year in Istanbul, Turkey, a strategic geographic hub between the continent and the Middle East with a constantly growing glass industry. Pneumofore, was among the keynote speakers at the concurrent technical conference and received positive response from the audience. Pneumofore pneumatic machinery is frequently seen in this part of the planet and in the Middle East where glass was invented thousands of years ago. Pneumofore compressors and pumps are very appreciated as they are designed to run even in hot climates and for their air-cooling operation with no water usage thanks to large radiators and fans. In local glass factories, there are UV Series Rotary Vane vacuum pumps running non-stop since more than 20 years. Some units are still performing as new even after more than 150.000 hours of continuous operation, as dictated by the furnace needs. The solid after sale service structure is linked to national agents and all spare parts and service needs are answered timely. Pneumofore in 2023 celebrates its 100 Years anniversary and received the best wishes for further success from its customers attending the exhibition, grateful for the proven efficiency and durability of their Pneumofore machines.