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Back to Its Roots in Film Extrusion
After drydocking its film extrusion business in '99, converter goes back to its roots with upstart sister company.
Article Published: 3/21/2014
The Power of Numbers: Time to Step Up to Five Layers
Five-layer technology can provide processors with more productivity and greater flexibility to produce a wider range of products from a single line.
Article Published: 3/21/2014
Use Your Gauge to Solve Processing Issues Upstream
Gauging systems have an often-overlooked but equally important role beyond measuring web thickness: They can be used as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot the process. Here's how.
Article Published: 2/25/2014
The Truth About Reshoring
Reshoring is not just a buzzword, it’s an economically driven correction to a supply chain that had become unbalanced.
Article Published: 2/25/2014
Five-Layer Line Gives Processor More Flexibility, New Opportunities
Processor bumps it up from three-layers to boost quality, flexibility and enter new markets.
Article Published: 2/25/2014
Milacron Expands Aftermarket Business—Again
Milacron LLC, Cincinnati, recently completed the purchase of Industrial Machine Sales, Inc. (IMSI) and its sister company, Precise Plastics Machinery (PPM), both of Southlake, Texas.
Article Published: 2/5/2014
SPI revises extrusion, injection molding automation safety standards
Advances in technology, particularly controls, have prompted SPI to update some machinery safety standards.
Article Published: 1/24/2014
From Printer to High-End Extruder: Colormasters Sets Sights on Collation Film
When long-established printing and converting company Colormasters was putting together a strategic plan for growth, it added blown film processing to the mix.
Article Published: 1/23/2014
PlasticComp Extrudes LFT Pipes & Profiles
The system uses crosshead profile dies to coextrude fiber tows and unidirectional tapes as continuous axial reinforcement in the extruded profile.
Article Published: 12/30/2013
Exxon to Film Processors: Go With Five Layers
For a company that did not exhibit at K 2013, ExxonMobil Chemical certainly was busy at October’s Dusseldorf trade show. Material from the Houston-based resin giant was running on a handful of film lines producing everything from five-layer collatio...
Article Published: 12/30/2013

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