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Sharing extensive experience in the field, Pneumofore regularly publishes information concerning new developments in the industry, technology, product development, and applications. By doing so, we seek to promote better standards of quality and to optimize efficiency and safety in industrial plants.

The following are articles published as news reports by Pneumofore or by industry-specific magazines
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"Il Made in Italy per il vetro in Cina" (PDF)
The successful supply of compressed air solutions for glassworks in China. Published in I QUADERNI DELL'ARIA COMPRESSA, October 2016.
Italian

"The new Flow-meter Measurement device at Pneumofore, in 2015" (PDF)
Pneumofore and pvt-technology: Both winners. Published on pvt-tec website, October 2015.
English - German - Italian

"Hollow Glass Moulding Precision" (PDF)
Exact compressed-air pressure value and vacuum-degree allow faster production. Presentation abstract for the XXX A.T.I.V. Conference at Vitrum, published on our website, October 2015.
English

"Centralized Vacuum for Food Packaging" (PDF)
Vacuum centralization is based on the installation of one or more vacuum pumps outside of the production area and their connection to the packaging machines by means of a sole main vacuum manifold. Published in TECNALIMENTARIA, July 2015.
English

"Focus on Sustainability compressors and vacuum pumps" (PDF)
Daniel Hilfiker, president, CEO and technical manager of Pneumofore, looks at how compressors and vacuum pumps could help to achieve greater levels of sustainability. Published in CANTECH INTERNATIONAL, March 2015.
English 

"Vacuum Systems for Packaging Lines" (PDF)
Centralized vacuum offers countless advantages, modern factories employ it more frequently. Published on our website, June 2015.
English - Italian

"Sustainable Pneumatic Machinery" (PDF)
Several processes in the food industry depend on vacuum and compressed air. Notes by our CEO. Published in TECNALIMENTARIA, March 2015.
English & Italian

"Engineering for Sustainability" (PDF)
Maximizing efficiency while minimizing environmental impact. Published on our website, July 2014.
English - French - Spanish

"L'industria vetraria in Russia è molto sensibile alle innovazioni" (PDF)
Alle nostre domande risponde il direttore commerciale della Pneumofore, il Sig. Mauro Ferrero. Published in GLASS RUSSIA, November 2013.
Russian

"Pneumofore celebrates 90 years of success" (PDF)
A remarkable achievment for a family business that has managed to maintain its traditional roots. Published in GLASS INTERNATIONAL, February 2014.
English - German - French - Italian

"Dieta mediterranea: riempire la pancia... con il vuoto" (PDF)
Migliore qualità, colore e gusto della pasta grazie alle pompe per vuoto. Published in TECNALIMENTARIA, January 2014.
English - German - French - Italian

"La Pneumofore di Torino ha compiuto 90 anni" (PDF)
Le macchine "svizzere" prodotte in Italia si affermano nel mondo da tre generazioni. Published in GAZZETTA SVIZZERA, November 2013.
Italian - German - French

"Come gestire al meglio una batteria di pompe per vuoto" (PDF)
Un software dedicato per il massimo controllo della potenza e dell'efficienza. Published in AUTOMAZIONE INTEGRATA, October 2013.
Italian 

"Il vuoto nella formatura del vetro" (PDF)
Una gestione intelligente di sei pompe per vuoto, all'insegna della massima efficienza. Published in OLEODINAMICA-PNEUMATICA, October 2013.
Italian

"Vacuum Systems for Cans"(PDF)
Daniel Hilfiker, CEO at Pneumofore, describes various system solutions and technological trends. Published in CANTECH INTERNATIONAL, October 2012.
English - French - Italian

"Il giusto vuoto per pasta di qualità" (PDF)
Dedicated solutions for continuously evolving industrial field. Published in I QUADERNI DELL'ARIA COMPRESSA, September 2012.
Italian

"How to Improve Forming and Save Energy" (PDF)
Reducing the energy costs caused by the huge flow of compressed air on IS machines. Published in GLASS WORDLWIDE, 2011.
English - German - Italian - Russian

"Variable Speed for Energy Savings and Constant Performance" (PDF)
How to set and keep a specific vacuum level at IS machines. Published in VERRE, 04/2009.
English - Russian - Spanish - German

"Pneumofore: Vacuum Solutions for IS Machines " (PDF)
Eighty five years of constant evolution to provide the absolute lowest Life Cycle Cost of vacuum systems for the glass industry. Published in GLASS MACHINERY PLANTS & ACCESSORIES, 11/2008.
English - German

"Backing Pumps for Vacuum Coating" (PDF)
Launching of new UV Vacuum Pump with roots. Published in VACUUM INTERNATIONAL, 02/2007.
English

"Pompe Del Vuoto - Come Migliorare la Qualità della Pasta" (PDF)
Vacuum in pasta production and other food applications. Published in MACCHINE ALIMENTARI, 02/2007.
Italian - German

"Water Importance" (PDF)
The history of human civilization versus water. World situation today and impact on R&D of Pneumofore. Published on our website, 12/2006.
English - Italian - German

"Benefits of Vacuum for Glass Bottle Production" (PDF)
Centralized vacuum systems, discussion of installation and case studies. Published in GLASS WORLD WIDE, 10/2006.
English - Italian - German - Russian

"Vacuum Systems and the Kyoto Protocol" (PDF)
Power consumption of UV pumps, Life Cycle Cost analysis, Return of Investment calculation in comparison to liquid ring technology with translation into CO2 emissions. Published on our website, 03/2006.
English - Italian - Russian - French - German

"Geschichtliche Entwicklung der Drucklufttechnik" (PDF)
Historical development of the compressed air technology. Published by Pneumofore, 04/2002.
Italian - German

"Pasta Al Dente" (PDF)
Vacuum needs in food industry, discussion of applications and case studies. Published in TECNICA MOLITORIA, 11/2000.
English - Italian - German

"Verdichten und Wahrheit" (PDF)
Written on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of Pneumofore, in Turin, Italy, the following paper describes several technological considerations and the personal experience of the head of the company, who played a key role in shaping the destiny of Pneumofore for more than 40 years. Various types of compressors are compared with a view not only to their performance but also to their adaptability to new challenges such as saving energy and protecting the environment. Published in DRUCKLUFTTECHNIK, 10/1998.
Note: the German title "Verdichten und Wahrheit" refers to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's early literary work "Dichtung und Wahrheit" [Poetry and Truth].
English - Italian - German - Polish

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