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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.

Published: 10/26/2015

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.

Published: 10/5/2015

First-Ever Global Report Aimed at Ridding Oceans of Plastic Waste
The Ocean Concervancy's allies include Dow Chemical, Coca-Cola, and ACC.

Published: 8/13/2015

Erema’s U.S. Expansion Nears Completion
More than doubling in size, and due for completion this month.

Published: 7/20/2015

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.

Published: 5/25/2015

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.

Published: 5/22/2015

SPI Helps UMass Lowell Secure Equipment For Recycling Lab
Donations enable the university to offer education in plastics recycling.

Published: 5/14/2015

Phoenix Technologies invests $18 million to add new wash line
The proprietary new wash line is expected to be operational by the end of 2015.

Published: 4/29/2015

About 87% of Overall Waste Was Recycled At NPE2015
Commercial Plastics Recycling collected, sorted and recycled 191 tons of processing scrap.

Published: 4/27/2015

Shredding Thin Film: How to Do It Right
While many processors recoil at this task, a little know-how in shredding equipment, processing, and maintenance should add the necessary confidence.