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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
Avoid Four Common Traps In Granulation
Today, more than ever, granulation is an important step in the total production process.
Article Published: 6/26/2012
Conference Report: Bioplastics Are Breaking Out of Their 'Green' Niche
The excitement in the air of the recent Innovation Takes Root conference was a sense of arrival.
Article Published: 3/27/2012
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.
Article Published: 2/23/2012
Rotary Batch Mixers Help Boost In-House Recycling
While sustainability is a relatively new term in plastics, rotary batch mixing is an old warhorse in many processing operations.
Article Published: 5/31/2011
Extrusion Vet Guthrie Supplies Recycling Equipment
Long-time extrusion industry executive Sandy Guthrie has started his own recycling equipment company.
Article Published: 4/25/2011
K 2010 Preview, Auxiliaries: Equipment of All Types Debuts This Month at K 2010
From materials drying, feeding, and blending to process heating/cooling, scrap reclaiming, testing, welding, and decorating—the K 2010 show this month in Dusseldorf, Germany, will have news in all categories of auxiliary equipment.
Article Published: 1/3/2011
Recycling & Scrap Reclaim at NPE 2003
Most of the news to be found at NPE in post-consumer recycling comes from Europe and concerns direct recycling of PET flake into sheet without repelletizing.
Article Published: 6/7/2010

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