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Published: 3/24/2016

Packaging Conference Showcases PET Innovations
New technologies in plastic cans and bottles set for first commercial applications this year.

Published: 3/10/2016

Easy-To-Integrate Wireless Production-Monitoring Platform
Smart-factory technology made more accessible by start-up firm.

Published: 1/29/2016

Try a ‘Complete’ Method to Clean Screws, Barrels
Pulling the screw will give you direct access to clean all surfaces. Here’s how to do so in an efficient, safe, and non-destructive way.

Published: 1/27/2016

Trials Show 'Dryer-Less' System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet
In production-scale trials, PETG and APET scrap bypasses landfill thanks to PTi's high-vacuum, twin-screw extrusion system.

Published: 12/18/2015

PTi to Expand Headquarters
The sheet extrusion machinery supplier will invest $10 million in an expansion that will nearly double manufacturing space and capacity at its Aurora, Ill. headquarters.

Published: 10/26/2015

Why & When Should You Re-Crystallize PET Scrap?
Whether you’re blow molding PET bottles or extruding APET sheet, you’ll produce amorphous scrap in the process. How you handle it will impact your production costs. Re-crystallizing it will help.

Published: 9/8/2015

Davis-­Standard Buys Gloucester Engineering
Acquisition will expand Davis' blown film and aftermarket business worldwide.

Published: 7/16/2015

How to Keep Moisture Away From Your APET Sheet Line
Moisture in PET will result in degradation that will foul up sheet and thermoformed products. Keep it at bay by following these tips when drying APET virgin and flake material.

Published: 5/25/2015

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.

Published: 5/25/2015

Keep Your Screen Changer In the Flow
The screen changer plays an essential role in generating quality extrudate. Here’s what you need to know to keep it functioning properly.