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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.
Uway Builds, Displaying Huge HDPE Sheet Line at Ohio Open House
Sheet builder offering by-appointment open house during month of February
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...
Charter NEX Acquires Optimum Plastics
The acquisition brings together two producers of specialty films.
Addex Shuts Massachusetts Location, Names New President
Headquarters moves to Newark, N.Y. for blown film specialists.
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.
OLED Elements Can Now Be Applied to Film
Create flexible, light-emitting surfaces.
World’s First Nine-Manifold Flat-Film Die Up and Running
Feedblock-free technology reportedly cuts thickness variations by two-thirds.
Davis-Standard Buys Gloucester Engineering
Acquisition will expand Davis' blown film and aftermarket business worldwide.
New BOPP Just For IML Thermoforming
Said to deliver a look and feel comparable to injection-molded products.