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Published: 12/21/2015

Are You Ready to Take on the World?
Plastics Technology’s exclusive benchmarking study reveals the tactics of processors who just might be in that class.

Published: 12/21/2015

November 2015—44.3
Processors plan to invest in capital equipment as smaller processors are doing better.

Published: 12/21/2015

EXTRUSION: Managing Regrind
Reusing scrap is a necessary evil. But be aware of the negative impact scrap has on properties and extrusion efficiencies. Start by developing a regrind-usage program.

Published: 11/23/2015

EXTRUSION: Melting 101
Learn the basics on how polymer melts in a single screw. Barrel temperature plays less of a role than you might think.

Published: 11/23/2015

Large & Medium-Sized Plants Expand
Smaller operations might be struggling, but the heart of the industry is growing.

Published: 10/26/2015

Breaking the Downward Slide?
Processing market seems to have stabilized.

Published: 10/26/2015

EXTRUSION: The Two Main Causes of Screw Wear
Wedging and misalignment are often confused with each other when inspecting a worn screw.

Published: 9/25/2015

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.

Published: 9/25/2015

Contraction Continues
Business index for plastics processors dips for fourth straight month.

Published: 9/25/2015

EXTRUSION: Pellet Geometry Can Impact Output
A simple angle-of-repose experiment can help you determine how your pellets will feed.