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Published: 11/7/2017

Everything Is Bigger in China
Where can you find a molder who buys 100 injection machines over five years, and then another 100 machines in 18 months? In China, that’s where.

Published: 11/1/2017

Highlights from Global Plastics Summit 2017
Sustainability, resin supply/demand and pricing among highlights for the fifth GPS event.

Published: 10/16/2017

Novel Materials for High-Pressure Composite Hydrogen Storage Tanks
DSM is aiming its technology for CNG tanks to hydrogen storage tanks for transportation and more.

Published: 10/9/2017

Strong Growth for High-Sliding Polyacetal Grades for Gears, Bearings
Polyplastics says its Duracon noise-reduction grades are getting a lot of play at the same time that DuPont seems ready to back away from its engineering thermoplastics.

Published: 10/6/2017

SABIC Gets Two European Plastics Innovation Awards
FDM produced aircraft seat and in-mold structural electronics highlighted.

Published: 8/21/2017

‘Engineering’ Plastic Structure for Thermal Conductivity
U. of Michigan researchers’ process is a major departure from past approaches to rendering thermal conductivity to plastics.

Published: 8/18/2017

First Thermoplastic Composite Gearbox Housing: 30% Lighter Than Aluminum
ARRK’s lightweight injection molded construction is made with layer-optimized organic sheeting.

Published: 8/3/2017

“Yellow Chemistry”: Waste Sulfur Turned into New Plastic
University of Arizona scientists have invented a new plastic they say is ideal for lenses in infrared devices like heat-sensing cameras.

Published: 7/24/2017

What Is the Right Plastics Joining Process for You: Part 3—Coolant Manifold Case Study
What is the most appropriate plastics joining solution for a 30% glass-filled nylon coolant manifold?

Published: 7/20/2017

Recap of Refocus Sustainability & Recycling Summit
Sustainable materials must meet or exceed the performance of their traditional competitors; could ocean plastic be coming to cars; and more.