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WEIMA Group Celebrates 30 Years
Europe remains the strongest individual market followed by the U.S. WEIMA America generates a quarter of the company's overall earnings.
Article Published: 5/18/2016
Is Your Granulator Helping You Maximize Your Profit?
It’s easy to take a scrap granulator for granted. Many people do. But getting the most value out of your production scrap requires both a granulator design and a preventive-maintenance program that are appropriate to the way you use the granulator.
Article Published: 4/25/2016
Are You Getting Maximum Value From Your Plastic Scrap?
If not, you’re throwing away money. The solution comes from knowing the difference between a scrap materials reprocessor and a recycler, and how to evaluate what a reprocessor can do for you.
Article Published: 3/24/2016
Economics, Rise of Recycled PP Highlight Recycling Conference
Industry faces challenges, but opportunities beckon, in particular in PCR PP
Article Published: 3/23/2016
Ahead of the Curve in Recycling
A pioneer in recycling milk bottles built a thriving business in plastic lumber, but blow molding with PCR has proved a longer, harder road to success.
Article Published: 3/23/2016
SPI Launches Zero Net-Waste Program
New initiative to promote pursuit of zero-waste in plastics processing.
Article Published: 2/1/2016
Nordson to Supply 16 Pelletizing Systems to New PET Plant in China
Nordson’s CrystallCut system integrates underwater pelletizing, drying, water filtration and direct crystallizing at temperatures of up to 180 °C and crystallinity up to 40%.
Article Published: 1/27/2016
Trials Show 'Dryer-Less' System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet
In production-scale trials, PETG and APET scrap bypasses landfill thanks to PTi's high-vacuum, twin-screw extrusion system.
Article Published: 1/27/2016
Why & When Should You Re-Crystallize PET Scrap?
Whether you’re blow molding PET bottles or extruding APET sheet, you’ll produce amorphous scrap in the process. How you handle it will impact your production costs. Re-crystallizing it will help.
Article Published: 10/26/2015
First-Ever Global Report Aimed at Ridding Oceans of Plastic Waste
The Ocean Concervancy's allies include Dow Chemical, Coca-Cola, and ACC.
Article Published: 10/5/2015

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