Founded in 1960 as ASSOCOMAPLAST and changing its name in 2017, AMAPLAST (Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers' Association) is a non-profit association representing some 170 major Italian companies in the plastics and rubber machinery, ancillary equipment and moulds industry.

AMAPLAST’s main aim is to promote worldwide knowledge and circulation of Italian plastics and rubber processing technologies, which lead the world market in terms of production and exports. AMAPLAST is Member of CONFINDUSTRIA (Confederation of Italian Industry) and EUROMAP (European Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association -