Materials: Glass and Carbon Fiber-Reinforced PP for Automotive


Borealis brings its Fibremod PP technology to North America which boasts flexible designs with reduced weight and cost in automotive applications, 

IDTechEx Study Examines What Oil Price Crash Means for Bioplastics


IDTechEx’s new report explores emerging bioplastics technologies and forecasts the industry’s future over the next five years.

Thermoplastics Structures the Focus of Engel’s China Composites Expo Presence


At the China Composites Expo 2020 (Sept. 2-4; Shanghai), Engel will highlight its thermoplastic based organomelt composite technology saying it represents the “answer to sustainable transport.”

Spring-Water Bottler to Expand In-House PET Recycling


Two California bottling plants are producing Crystal Geyser spring water bottles with at least 50% rPET now. Soon, the company plans to be using 100% rPET in all seven of its U.S. plants.

Slide Products Offers Hazardous Aerosol Return Service


Slide Products’ new SHARP program helps molders reduce disposal costs and keeps hazmat out of waste stream. 

SK Capital Acquires Majority Interest in Techmer PM


The strategic partnership between SK Capital and Techmer PM will further expand the reach of Techmer’s platform. 

Moldworx Consolidates Into Single facility


The injection molder and moldmaker has combined those functionalities into a single operation in Chandler, Ariz.

Polykar Adds Film Line Dedicated to Biopolymers


New Reifenhauser blown film line designed to process all types of biopolymers plus the full range of traditional polymers.  

W&H: Virtual Expo a Success


More than 2000 visitors from 120 countries tuned in for live flexographic and gravure press demonstrations, technical sessions and virtual meetings.  

Pretium Packaging Expands PET Blow Molding


Based in Chesterfield, Mo., Pretium Packaging has invested $5 million in PET stretch-blow molding equipment and infrastructure at six of its 19 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Canada.