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Recycling News at K 2013
New developments combine recycling and compounding in one step. Plenty of news at K in size reduction and de-labeling.
Article Published: 1/24/2014
Auxiliaries at K 2013: More Efficient, Flexible & User-Friendly
It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater ease of u...
Article Published: 12/18/2013
Reclaim System Pays Off for Foam Film Processor
A recent move to reclaim in-house production scrap paid off in six months for one processor of foamed film.
Article Published: 9/24/2013
Nordson Buys Kreyenborg
Nordson Corp. continues to add to its portfolio of plastics equipment companies with the purchase of Kreyenborg GmbH, which makes screen changers; and sister company BKG Bruckmann, which makes pelletizers.
Article Published: 8/28/2013
K 2013 Preview: Extrusion, Compounding, Recycling
Across all extrusion technologies, expect to see new standards in speed, quality, flexibility, and efficiency in both energy and material usage.
Article Published: 8/26/2013
Conair & Rapid Joined by Shredder Maker
Move expands Rapid’s range of product offerings in size reduction.
Article Published: 4/29/2013
Sustainable Sheet: Placon Closes the Loop on PET Recycling
Placon reprocesses up to 12,000 lb/day of PCR PET to produce its EcoStar line of sheet.
Article Published: 2/26/2013
Sustainable Injection Molding: Amcor Looks at the Big Picture
How the world’s biggest producer of PET packaging measures the environmental footprint of its operation.
Article Published: 2/26/2013
How to Choose & Use Metal Separators
Use of magnets for removing ferrous contaminants in an industrial environment began in the 1940s to help farmers trap and remove metal contaminants from their grain chutes.
Article Published: 9/28/2012
Making Old Bags New Again
This year, leading film processor and bagmaker Hilex company reprocessed 25 million lb of post-consumer material in its Bag2Bag recycling program.
Article Published: 8/27/2012

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