NEWS

NewAge Adds Tubing Capacity in Coronavirus Fight

12/8/2020

Processors add three new Davis-Standard silicone extruders to increase production of tubing line.

Entek Names New President

12/8/2020

Kimberly Medford promoted from v.p., general counsel to succeed Dr. Kirk Hanawalt, who retired earlier this year.  

Protolabs Accelerates Development Time for Covid-19 Contract Tracing Device

12/8/2020

Protolabs helped a contact tracing and social distancing system move from idea to finished product in six weeks, permitting its manufacturer to get back to work and make thousands more of the devices that have subsequently allowed other businesses to come back online.

PLASTICS Creates Carteaux Award to Honor 'Outstanding Plastics Professionals'

12/4/2020

William R. Carteaux Leadership Award will be given to an industry professional who has achieved distinction working for the betterment of the plastics industry. Award to be presented at NPE.

Nordson Selling Screw, Barrel Business

12/3/2020

Private equity firm Altair expects to close on acquisition during the first quarter of next year.

Graham Names Alpert Medical Extrusion Manager

12/2/2020

Veteran tubing guru Alpert to be part of machine builder's technical and customer support, including product development and system testing.

U.S. PET Bottle Recycling Rate Declines in 2019

12/2/2020

The NAPCOR 2019 Recycling Report also reports a 7% increase in the amount of recycled PET (rPET) going back into food and non-food bottles.

Audia Elastomers Develops Thermoplastic Elastomers based on Marine Waste Plastics

12/2/2020

The company is working closely with customers to commercially adopt its new marine waste-based TPEs for select end-use applications.

Covestro Launches 2021 Trendy Colors for its PC Resins

12/1/2020

Covestro developed the new PC colors in cooperation with leading provider of color standards RAL.

TPE Compound Used for Sustainable ‘Cotton’ Swabs

12/1/2020

Kraiburg TPE’s medical -grade Thermolast M TPE used for injection molded tips of LastObject’s reusable ‘cotton swabs.