Sometimes an operation can grow too quickly, even beyond its ability to manage the new business. Custom Profile solved this problem by replacing off-the-shelf and home-made enterprise software with one comprehensive package. ArticlePublished: 7/29/2013
For medical device giant Becton Dickinson, sustainability takes into account material selection, manufacturing, packaging, logistics, waste reduction, energy use and reduction, and more. ArticlePublished: 5/28/2013
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A proprietary PLA-based bioplastic from Cereplast, Inc., El Segundo, Calif., is being used in new compostable drinking straws sold under the Cello-Green Bio Straws brand by Cell-O-Core Co., Wadsworth, Ohio. ArticlePublished: 5/1/2013
Specks are a common problem in extrusion, and avoiding them requires a two-pronged approach: First, figure out how many specks are in the incoming raw material; then minimize those caused during the extrusion process.
New technology from Arkema Inc., Philadelphia, allows foaming its Kynar PVDF fluoropolymers, paving the way for new applications for foam-core pipe and sheet in aerospace, aircraft, and automotive. ArticlePublished: 2/26/2013