NEWS

PUBLISHED: 3/3/2020

Nordson Opens Pelletizing, Melt-Delivery Lab in N.C.

Lab has pelletizing line that can operate at rates to 1000 lb/hr.


PUBLISHED: 9/27/2016

Solving Issues with Gloss

Your problem may be related to tooling, material, processing, or combinations thereof. Here’s how to find the root cause.


PUBLISHED: 11/28/2012

Is It Glass Filled or Glass Reinforced?

Here is how to tell the difference.


PUBLISHED: 11/23/2015

EXTRUSION: Melting 101

Learn the basics on how polymer melts in a single screw. Barrel temperature plays less of a role than you might think.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2020

RJG Opens New Training Lab in Germany

RJG Germany GmbH opened its new training lab on Jan. 1, 2020, including a classroom that seats up to 20 students and a fully-equipped lab for hands-on experience.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2020

Plastics Machinery Shipments Finish 2019 Down Compared to 2018

A surge in the final quarter of 2019 could not salvage a weaker overall performance for North American plastics machinery and equipment sales compared to 2018.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2020

Chinaplas 2020 Rescheduled

The show originally scheduled to take place from April 21-24 in Shanghai was indefinitely postponed at the start of February before being rescheduled for August 3-6 at the same venue.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2020

New Concepts in PET Wine & Vitamin Bottles

Amcor’s two new looks for PET wine bottles—one with PCR---and a first all-PCR PET multivitamin bottle.


PUBLISHED: 2/21/2020

Arburg Acquires 3D Printing Provider German RepRap

German RepRap will remain a separate company.


PUBLISHED: 2/20/2020

Germany’s IKV to Build ‘Smart Factory’ R&D Center

Germany’s leading plastics institute bids to be a world leader in Industry 4.0 technologies.