A kaleidoscope of colours - a mixture of bright bold colours: yellow, red, green, blue, without any shades to these colours, that put together become a rainbow with colours everywhere. In guatemala every object, every emotion has a colour! The shawls and dresses of the women, the markets, the outsides of the houses, the markets, the churches, the religious costumes in the religious processions and even the regional buses the “camionetas” or the “chicken bus”, old, yellow, american school buses, recycled, decorated, adorned with daring, creative paintings that transmit joy and happiness.

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100 km south-east of Berlin, in the “Spreewald” (Forest of Sprea), lies a unique countryside characterized by an alluvial plain which has remained in its natural state. This region, very much like the "Venetian area", is furrowed by a network of over 300 canals and waterways that fill the area of the ancient swampy forest, just like Venice, the Spreewald moves with the water. It's as though you're in another world, each house has its own small boat which move slowly, around the silent canals emersed in the greenery of nature.

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Uncontaminated. In canada, the snow froze in a very compact way creating enormous walls of ice, sheltered from the impurities of the outside world. Thousands of years later we can benefit from this unique treasure, today, thanks to the use of modern bottling technology, this glacier water bottled by the ice age glacial water company reaches the tables of millions of consumers in north america and the world. To reply to new market needs, in 2017 the canadian company turned to smi for the supply of a complete new bottling and packaging line for 0,5 l and 1,5 l bottles in pet with a production capacity of up to 12.000 bottles/hour.

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The Mole Antonelliana, the Egyptian Museum, the royal palaces, the Holy Shroud, the gianduiotti ... these are just a few of Turin's treasures. This fascinating city on the banks of the river Po, is an unmissable destination for people yearning to discover the splendour of its past and at the same time, discover the latest modern technology. You can take part in its lively cultural life through art exhibitions and social events, not forgetting the pleasure of wandering through its markets or taking a break in one of the cities many historical cafes.

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It's the bavarian atmosphere that is felt in the city of kitchener, in canada, in the south-western province of ontario, about 100 km from toronto. This city, that in 1833 was called "berlin" because of its vast german community, still continues its old traditions and efficient work ethics. Today, as in the past, it produces beer: a tradition that has become, more and more often, associated with ontario's first craft brewery: we're talking about the waterloo brewing company. In the factory in kitchener, its long historical tradition, teams up in perfect harmony with investments in new technology to boost production.

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Brazil is also noted for its wine, the production of which has seen an enormous rise over recent years, earning the position of fifth world producer of the southern hemisphere. There are 1162 wineries over an area of more than 82.000 acres. Thanks to Hand-picking and the introduction of modern technology, excellent wines are produced which are fresh, fruity and well balanced, making wine-tourism more and more popular. The beautiful and varied wine regions of brazil, are an invitation for tourists to begin to discover this great country. The area of rio grande is where you can feel this enological vocation and where the biggest part of the wineries are situated in the most southern part of brazil, bordering Uruguay and Argentina, with green valleys, multi-coloured gardens, waterfalls and a subtropical climate.

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In the heart of the Jirisan mountain national park, where the force of nature can be seen in all its splendour, gushes the pure crystalline water which is famous all over South Korea. We are talking about sansu natural mineral water, produced by the company Sansu beverage ltd, which, in slightly more than 30 years, has managed to understand market evolution and face its new requests. The company has recently invested in new machinery To increase production capacity in the Sancheong and Sudong plants. Sansu beverage approached smi for the supply and installation of an ecobloc® 16-48-16 hp vmag integrated system, an sk 500f ergon shrinkwrapper and a dv500s ergon lane divider for the plant in Sancheong and an sk 500f ergon shrinkwrapper with a dv500s ergon Lane divider for the plant in Sudong.

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A golden jewel, wrapped in desert sand and mystery. A faraway land, uncrowded with tourists and for this, even more fascinating. Ancient cultures, proud people, striking nature, Qatar is just desert and a bit more, or rather it used to be like that. Now, at least in the capital, the beautiful Doha, it is an example of a modern state-of-the-art country. Its name itself Doha is a promise: it means “a place with trees and flowers”.  To make it like this, man had to do what nature couldn't, tons of soil were brought to cover the sand so that green areas and flowers could grow.

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