Highly-Visual Fact Sheet Shows the Life Cycle Advantages of Flexible Packaging

Based on its recent study, the Flexible Packaging Association’s fact sheet details the environmental attributes of six different flexible packaging formats. 
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Five New Developments in Plastics Drying

These five short videos provide a snapshot of what’s going on in plastics resin drying technology. Yes, there’s Industry 4.0, but also lots more to bring higher quality and efficiency to your molding and extrusion processes.

Materials / Packaging

Trash as Value: Turning Ocean Waste Into Viable Products

So-called “ocean plastics” is a global problem, but a wide range
of companies across the entire supply chain have put in the time,
money and R&D efforts necessary to make capturing and converting the material into a sustainable business. But demand must follow.


NPE Wrap-Up: News in Primary Machinery, Part 1

Rounding up details from the Big Show not previously reported in all our other coverage, here’s more news in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding. Next month, we’ll conclude with recycling/scrap reclaim, robots, tooling, auxiliary equipment, materials and additives.

Knowledge Centers

Gain in-depth knowledge in processes, products and technology from industry experts.

Plastics Technology
August Issue


Practical hands-on solutions to common processing problems tips and techniques.


Injection Molding