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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
Twin-Screw Demo System for Sheet Extrusion from Undried PET
Leistritz has installed ZSE-27 and ZSE-50 Maxx twin-screw extrusion systems in its Somerville, N.J., process laboratory to demonstrate the energy savings possible by reprocessing undried PET in-line with direct sheet extrusion.
Article Published: 4/23/2010
Sustainability Drives Innovation at Leading RPET Processors
Two Southern California processors have boldly gone where no one has ever gone before.
Article Published: 1/1/2010
A Recycling 'First' for Food Containers
The Bottle Box is a new clamshell food container made of 100% post-consumer PET beverage bottles.
Article Published: 11/25/2009
Largest PET Recycling Plant Coming in 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE PET resin and fiber producer DAK Americas, LLC, Charlotte, N.C., and leading carpet producer Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Dalton, Ga., have created a new joint venture to recycle PET from post-consumer bottles.
Article Published: 5/29/2009
NPE 2009 News Flash
Injection MoldingHybrid Press Has Electric ClampNew injection presses that combine servo-electric and hydraulic movements to achieve high performance with energy efficiency will be discussed by Arburg Inc., Newington, Conn.
Article Published: 5/1/2009

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