NEWS

PUBLISHED: 8/10/2018

Sonoco To Increase Use Of Post-Consumer Resins In Packaging

Sonoco is committed to increasing the use of post-consumer recycled resins in its plastic packaging from 19 percent to 25 percent.


PUBLISHED: 8/9/2018

Plastic2Oil Will Resume Fuel Production

It is the company’s goal to produce and sell #2 fuel oil from the processor to provide operating cash to support P2O’s core technology licensing business.


PUBLISHED: 8/7/2018

Amcor & Bemis Combine to Form ‘Global Leader in Flexible Packaging'

Amcor to acquire Bemis and form $13 billion leader in flexible and consumer packaging.


PUBLISHED: 8/2/2018

Ship & Shore Environmental Inc. Offering Energy Saving Assistance Program for Plastic Manufacturers

The company has launched a  a limited time Energy Efficiency Program for plastic manufacturers.


PUBLISHED: 8/1/2018

FibreTuff Starts Up Compounding of Cellulose-Based Biomaterial with a Focus on Medical Devices

The facility will manufacture FibreTuff PAPC filaments and powders for 3D printing and compounds for molding of Class I and II medical devices for spine, trauma and sports medicine.


PUBLISHED: 7/31/2018

Extrusion Firms Combine on Novel Catheter Shafts

Adam Spence and Microspec combine to offer catheter shafts that are more efficiently produced and mechanically sound


PUBLISHED: 7/31/2018

Sheet Processor Adds Thin-Gauge Capability

Custom sheet house Pro Ex says ability to run down to 10 mil separates it from competitors. Line can also run PP and PET.


PUBLISHED: 7/27/2018

New PLASTICS Project Finds New Value in Recycled Plastic Bags and Wraps

The findings of the report suggest there are further opportunities to extract value from these streams of mixed  polyethylene (PE) films—like plastic bags and wraps—that can be recycled efficiently, cost effectively, and used in num...


PUBLISHED: 7/26/2018

New Alliance To Focus On Sustainable Thermoplastics and Additive Manufacturing In Colorado

The centers created will house equipment critical to the maturation of new additive manufacturing technologies and materials as well as programs that train and educate new generations of professionals, students and technicians.


PUBLISHED: 7/25/2018

Center of Excellence to Advance 3D Printing Technology Launched by Arkema

Arkema’s business line Sartomer is a pioneer in designing engineered resins for UV-curable additive manufacturing under the N3xtDimension brand. 


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