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Top of the Class: Meet 2015’s World-Class Processors
Plastics Technology’s inaugural group of World-Class Processors—selected through an exclusive benchmarking survey—spans geographies, markets, processes, and materials. Diverse in size and capabilities, these companies have one key trait in common: e...
PTi to Expand Headquarters
The sheet extrusion machinery supplier will invest $10 million in an expansion that will nearly double manufacturing space and capacity at its Aurora, Ill. headquarters.
New Roll Lock-Out System Protects Sheet Operators
First-of-a-kind system prevents rolls from closing accidentally.
National Plastics and Seals Buys Innovative Acrylic Design
Companies combine to form "one-stop" source for plastic fabrication.
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.
Davis-Standard Buys Gloucester Engineering
Acquisition will expand Davis' blown film and aftermarket business worldwide.
Keep Extruder Barrels Aligned…And Production on Target
A misaligned barrel causes a lot of trouble. Laser alignment is being used now to keep things on the straight and narrow.
How to Keep Moisture Away From Your APET Sheet Line
Moisture in PET will result in degradation that will foul up sheet and thermoformed products. Keep it at bay by following these tips when drying APET virgin and flake material.
On-Site: At This Sheet Manufacturer, It's Safety First...At Any Cost
Sekisui SPI is an innovative manufacturer of highly engineered, customized thermoplastic sheet. And every pound of it is produced in a ‘safety first’ environment.
PETG Foam-Core Sheet Cushions Thermoformed Medical Packaging
New option is lighter, cleaner, tougher than HIPS at a comparable price.