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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: 1/21/2016

A Film Processor’s Guide to Understanding Materials & Equipment
Process engineers need to have a fundamental understanding of three areas: the material properties, the basic design parameters of the extrusion equipment, and the process window of the equipment.

Published: 1/13/2016

Uway Builds, Displaying Huge HDPE Sheet Line at Ohio Open House
Sheet builder offering by-appointment open house during month of February

Published: 12/21/2015

Top of the Class: Meet 2015’s World-Class Processors
Plastics Technology’s inaugural group of World-Class Processors—selected through an exclusive benchmarking survey—spans geographies, markets, processes, and materials. Diverse in size and capabilities, these companies have one key trait in common: e...

Published: 12/2/2015

Charter NEX Acquires Optimum Plastics
The acquisition brings together two producers of specialty films.

Published: 11/19/2015

Addex Shuts Massachusetts Location, Names New President
Headquarters moves to Newark, N.Y. for blown film specialists.

Published: 10/2/2015

Novolex Buys Wisconsin Film & Bag
With the addition of WF&B, Novolex is now a $2 billion revenue company with over 5,200 employees and 37 manufacturing locations in North America, including two recycling facilities.

Published: 9/28/2015

OLED Elements Can Now Be Applied to Film
Create flexible, light-emitting surfaces.

Published: 9/25/2015

World’s First Nine-Manifold Flat-Film Die Up and Running
Feedblock-free technology reportedly cuts thickness variations by two-thirds.

Published: 9/8/2015

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