Exploring the: Scrap Reclaim Zone
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Economics, Rise of Recycled PP Highlight Recycling Conference
Industry faces challenges, but opportunities beckon, in particular in PCR PP
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.
SPI Launches Zero Net-Waste Program
New initiative to promote pursuit of zero-waste in plastics processing.
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%.
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.
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.
First-Ever Global Report Aimed at Ridding Oceans of Plastic Waste
The Ocean Concervancy's allies include Dow Chemical, Coca-Cola, and ACC.
Erema’s U.S. Expansion Nears Completion
More than doubling in size, and due for completion this month.
How Optical Sorting Can Boost Your Reclaim Operation
Here are tips on how to implement optical-sorting technology to increase the value of regrind and flake produced in your plant.
Avian Granulator to Start U.S. Production With New Chicago Area Plant
Avian (USA) Machinery LLC, the U.S. branch of China-based size reduction equipment supplier Avian Group, has moved into a new building in the Chicago area.