August 2020 ISSUE
Impact Plastics sets up new brand with game-changing disruptive technology that combines a novel PP with customized equipment that looks to upend the business of extruded sheet for barrier food packaging.
There are plenty of good reasons for putting sensors in a mold—but what is most important for your application? Answer that first, before considering what type of sensor to use and where to locate it.
Besides speed and quality advantages, the low-pressure iMFLUX process is said to enhance sustainability—easing use of recycled and biobased materials, saving energy, reducing scrap, and adding lightweighting potential. See what molders say about these “green” benefits.
Jim Callari: Log on and Learn
Jim Fattori: Tooling: Back to Basics on Die Springs Part 1
Garrett MacKenzie: Back to the (Re)Grind
Plastics Processing Index: Index Climbs Higher Toward ‘Neutral’ Mark
Resin Prices: Commodity Resin Prices Rebound
Plastics Processing Index: Molds for Plastics Monthly Trade Monitor
Plastics Processing Index: Pandemic’s Impact on U.S. Plastics Appears Weaker Than Originally Forecast
Plastics Processing Index: GPS Online October 21–23: Pandemic Forces Changes in an Already Volatile Market
Plastics Processing Index: U.S. Plastics Pact Focuses on Creating a Circular Economy for Plastics