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Published: 2/9/2017

VIDEO: Predict Failure, Maintain Success
Is it still a repair if you fix the machine before it breaks?

Published: 2/6/2017

VIDEO: Extrusion Still Mixes Art and Science
On many extrusion shop floors, there’s likely a more experienced staffer who can tell something’s amiss with a line using only the instrumentation God gave him or her.

Published: 2/2/2017

VIDEO: Presentation Highlights from Extrusion 2016
Extrusion 2016 brought a wide variety of speakers all focused on ways to advance the extrusion industry. Check out the video below where several speakers from Extrusion 2016 give a run down of their presentations:

Published: 12/13/2016

Will Oil Price Fluctuations Continue to Be a Key Driver In PE Pricing?
Oil prices just rallied above the $50/bbl mark; this, while PE prices continued to decline this month.

Published: 11/16/2016

Still Time to Register for Extrusion 2016 Conference
Plastics Technology’s conference on “all-things extrusion” to be held in Charlotte in two weeks. 

Published: 11/3/2016

New Film Resins’ Performance Demonstrated by Several Equipment Makers at K 2016
Take a look at a video discussion between ExxonMobil Chemical and W&H on processing the new Exceed XP resins.

Published: 10/26/2016

Extrusion 2016 Conference: Clock’s Ticking on Early-Bird Discount
You have less than a week left to save $100 on your registration fee to Plastics Technology’s Extrusion 2016 Conference by taking advantage of the early-bird discount.

Published: 10/21/2016

Alpine Kicks Off K With Lots of Layers
Layers are great with chocolate cake. And blown film too. Hosokawa Alpine ran what’s believed to be a show first: an 11-layer line producing nylon-based barrier film.

Published: 10/20/2016

K 2016: Day Two Show Report
Plastics Technology Editorial Director Jim Callari discusses extrusion trends at K 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Published: 10/12/2016

Help’s On the Way for Sheet Processors
Do you extrude sheet? Are you interested in networking with fellow processors, suppliers and sheet extrusion experts? Maybe you have questions about new-generation materials, or fundamental issues with drying?