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EXTRUSION: Stretch Film Line Is ‘Bigger, Faster, Smarter’
SML to run huge line at K 2016, nanolayer line at HQ in Austria.
K 2016 Preview: Extrusion and Compounding
Regardless of what you might be extruding, the themes of speed and flexibility will loom large in extrusion at the giant show.
Cloeren Invests in Austrian Die Maker EMO
Cloeren buys an unspecified percentage of European extrusion die builder. Companies will operate separately.
Here’s What You Need to Know to Make World-Class Stretch Film
Advances in materials, feedblock/die technologies, and winding can help processors develop more sophisticated cast-stretch products.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: Flexibility, Speed, Quality Rule the Day
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.
News Highlights from NPE2015
Here’s a first look at new technology in materials, auxiliaries, and all types of processes.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.
Extrusion/Compounding at K 2013: Having It All
Extrusion processors no longer need to chose among speed, quality, and flexibility, based on exhibits at K 2013.
K 2013 Preview: Extrusion, Compounding, Recycling
Across all extrusion technologies, expect to see new standards in speed, quality, flexibility, and efficiency in both energy and material usage.
Cloeren Breaks Ground on Plant Expansion
Leading flat-die and feedblock supplier Cloeren Incorporated recently broke ground on a multimillion-dollar expansion of its Orange, Texas, Plant 2 site that will add about 37,500 ft² to the facility.
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: Advances Push Efficiency Envelope
Blown film towers may have been scarce, but there was no shortage of new technology aimed at helping to make extrusion processors more profitable.
Looking into Photovoltaic Film? Here Are Material & Die-Design Insights
The market for high-tech film or sheet used in solar modules represents a considerable opportunity for specialty extrusion processors looking to expand into high-end industries and capitalize on the global shift toward alternative energy.
DuPont Honors Packaging Innovators
Sixteen winners honored in 23rd annual awards ceremony.
New in the U.S. & Growing Fast
One wouldn’t expect a Colombian packaging giant to come to Virginia for a cup of coffee, but that’s sort of what happened.
Nano Technology Moving Fast Into Blown, Flat Film
New technology to process nano blown films unveiled by Dow at Antec. Nano cast film, sheet advances too.
K Show Report: Nanos Are The Rage
Flat film and sheet toolmakers are focusing on technologies for nanolayer systems.
First Microlayered Commodity Films
Advanced microlayer feedblock technology, used for over a decade to put dozens or hundreds of alternating layers into specialty films, has passed a new milestone.
NPE News in Extrusion
This NPE show won’t have a lot of extruders on the floor, either running or static. Instead, look for videos and announcements of new technology. You will also find lots of ingenious peripheral devices to improve output and quality and save resin. Some will do all three, and cost less into the bargain.
K 2007 Extrusion: Extrusion Outputs Go Through the Roof
Dramatic production demonstrations of cast and blown film set throughput records on the show floor in Dusseldorf.
More Barrier Layers Add Formability to Cast Film
If high-barrier cast film is more easily thermoformable with three nylon layers rather than one, wouldn't nine or 11 nylon layers be even better?