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Published: 9/27/2016

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.

Published: 9/27/2016

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.

Published: 9/22/2016

Novel Hot-Runner Technology Borrows From Flat-Die Extrusion
Nozzles with a wide slit fill at lower temperature and pressure.

Published: 9/21/2016

Graham, Blue Star Silicones Combine on Medical, Pharma Tubing
Collaboration intended to advance the development and testing of medical- and pharmaceutical-grade silicone tubing.

Published: 9/14/2016

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.

Published: 9/14/2016

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.

Published: 9/13/2016

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.

Published: 9/7/2016

Braskem Launches HMS-PP
Company is targeting a variety of foams as well as solid compounded or deep-draw thermoforming applications

Published: 8/26/2016

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

Published: 8/26/2016

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.