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Large & Medium-Sized Plants Expand
Smaller operations might be struggling, but the heart of the industry is growing.
Breaking the Downward Slide?
Processing market seems to have stabilized.
EXTRUSION: The Two Main Causes of Screw Wear
Wedging and misalignment are often confused with each other when inspecting a worn screw.
Don’t Waste Any More Time: Register Now for the Extrusion 2015 Conference
Don’t miss out on the technical event of the year in extrusion.
Business index for plastics processors dips for fourth straight month.
EXTRUSION: Pellet Geometry Can Impact Output
A simple angle-of-repose experiment can help you determine how your pellets will feed.
Contraction Accelerates for Third Month
Index has been trending down since last March.
What Comes Around Is Going Around…Very Quickly
The game is changing. Reshoring is occurring at a rate faster than most expected.
EXTRUSION: Barrier Screws and Mixers
For some reason, there are a lot of barrier screws in operation with high-shear mixers, when a distributive mixer is usually a better choice.
The Extrusion 2015 Conference: Open for Business
Registration is now open for a new conference that hits on all extrusion technologies. Go online and sign up: Nov. 2-3, Charlotte, N.C.