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New Pump Helps Resin Producer Gear Up for Higher Productivity
Adding new gear pumps allowed LLDPE producer to boost production by nearly 40% and cut downtime.
Outrunning the Competition with the First Plastic 2-Stroke Engine Valves
All it took was some original ideas, a lot of nerve, and a little high-tech injection molding.
Novel Hot-Runner Technology Borrows From Flat-Die Extrusion
Nozzles with a wide slit fill at lower temperature and pressure.
Graham, Blue Star Silicones Combine on Medical, Pharma Tubing
Collaboration intended to advance the development and testing of medical- and pharmaceutical-grade silicone tubing.
Metabolix Sells Bioplastics Business
With the sale of its business this month to food and bioengineering Korean giant CJ CheilJedang, Metabolix exits the bioplastics business.
Albis Plastic and Barnet Launch Recycling Joint Venture
The new Albis Barnet Polymers company will recycle, repelletize, and market post-industrial raw material, and use them to compound Albis' componds.
Sekisui Plastics Starts Up New Hybrid Foam Molding Facility in Mexico
Sekisui Plastics continues to expand its business both in the U.S. and in Mexico.
Braskem Launches HMS-PP
Company is targeting a variety of foams as well as solid compounded or deep-draw thermoforming applications
Avoid These Three Mistakes to Get the Most from Color
Here are the key misconceptions and common practices that keep processors from reaching the heights of coloring proficiency. Find out if you’re stumbling into these pitfalls, and learn how and why you should swerve around them
Understanding the ‘Science’ of Color
And as with all sciences, there are fundamentals that must be considered to do color right. Here’s a helpful start.