Jim Callari

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Injection Molding

Free Guidance on Molding Resins

By: Jim Callari

Mobile Specs app and website provide processing parameters on thousands of resins … at no cost.
#Elastomers

Resin Conveying

Switch to Centralized Vacuum Supply Saves Molder Energy, Boosts Production

By: Jim Callari

Less maintenance means more time for processing, thanks to elimination of vacuum pumps at each press.
#planttour #bestpractices

Extrusion

Accredo’s Credo: Designed for Sustainability, Built for Success

By: Jim Callari

In fewer than 10 years, Accredo Packaging has developed innovative packaging solutions—including the first-ever all-PE barrier standup pouch—while maintaining its commitment to being ‘green.’
#planttour #bestpractices #sustainability

Step Up and Support Manufacturing Day

By: Jim Callari

Host an event and start to change the misconceptions still lingering about manufacturing—and plastics.

PET Processing

Clock’s Ticking: Register Now for Extrusion 2018 Conference and Save

By: Jim Callari

Early-bird discount of $100 for full conference ends Aug. 16.

Resin-Drying Icon Sears Dies at 78

By: Jim Callari

40-year industry veteran was founder and president of Dri-Air Industries.
#dies

Multi-Screw

Growing Compounder Targets Tolling

By: Jim Callari

Illinois-based compounder BPC boosts capacity with high-output twin-screw to target more toll-compounding business.
#planttour

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

By: Jim Callari

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.
#npe

Pipe, Profile, Tubing

Do You Process Pipe/Profile/Tubing? Then Check out the Extrusion 2018 Conference

By: Jim Callari

Technology experts to address a wide range of topics—from simulation to feeding to die design to sizing to downstream consideration—next month in Cleveland.
#dies

Injection Molding

Get Free Guidance on Molding Resins

By: Jim Callari

Mobile Specs app and website provide processing parameters on thousands of resins … at no cost.
#Elastomers

Sheet

Do You Process Sheet? Then Check out the Extrusion 2018 Conference

By: Jim Callari

Leading sheet-extrusion experts present processing tips, die design guidelines, troubleshooting, info on running heat-sensitive polymers, advances in controls and more. 
#dies

Pipe, Profile, Tubing

Dual-Strand Profile Line Gives Extruder Twice the Output

By: Jim Callari

Steady growth in product demand and a full manufacturing floor required profile extruder Intralox to get creative when it needed to upgrade its equipment.