NEWS

Braskem Introduces E-Commerce of PP Filament Spools for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

2/18/2021

Available through thermoplastics distributor M.Holland, this is the first time Braskem’s PP 3D printing filament spools are targeted to all consumers via e-commerce.

Eriez Completes Plant Expansion

2/18/2021

A major expansion provides space for manufacturing, R&D, aftermarket repair and a new Recycling Test Center for full-scale equipment demonstrations.

Lanxess to Acquire Emerald Kalama Chemicals

2/18/2021

Emerald Kalama’s additives for plastics include non-phthalate PVC plasticizers and polyolefin modifiers.

Recycling Group Hires New President

2/16/2021

Plastics Forming Enterprise names Kristi Hansen president.   

Intertech Adds Five New Injection Molding Machines

2/16/2021

The Denver-based custom injection molder added the Toyo all-electric presses in support of new business in the packaging, consumer and industrial goods segments.

North American Plastics Machinery Shipments Rise Again

2/16/2021

Injection molding and extrusion machine shipments rose by double digits in the fourth quarter of 2020, marking their third straight quarter of growth.

'Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day' Recognized on Feb. 20.

2/16/2021

Plastics additives and adhesives supplier Mayzo has joined the worldwide campaign engaging girls in the engineering field.  

Freezing Weather Conditions in the Gulf Coast Suspend Production of Polyolefins

2/16/2021

Several Texas-based olefin/polyolefin production facilities shuttered.

Universal Robot Receives New President

2/16/2021

The Danish manufacturer of collaborative robots announced that Kim Povlsen will become president effective March 1.

ACS Group Names New Northeast Regional Sales Manager

2/12/2021

Auxiliary equipment supplier ACS Group has hired Jason Spangler as its new northeast regional sales manager.