BLOW MOLDING

Engineering Resins

One-Step Method for Blow Molding Composites

Lanxess forms and bonds Tepex composite sheet to a blow molded parison in the mold.

Compounding

Plastics Processing Expands in July

With an Index reading of 52.3, processors report first monthly expansion since the coronavirus disruption.
#economics

Stretch Blow Molding

Lighter Weight & PCR Content in Multi-Trip PET Bottles

Refillable PET bottles are a significant factor in Mexico and parts of Latin America, as well as in Germany. This development combines 15% lightweighting with 35% recycle content.
#pet

Injection Molding

ACS Group Names Deitrick Sales V.P.

Auxiliary equipment supplier adds 25-year machinery vet to lead sales effort.

Blow Molding

Blow Molding: Conveyor Designed for Integration with Blow Molding Machines

Compact unit can handle melt purges, separates tails and tips, and repairs quickly and easily.

Post-Consumer Recycling

Spring-Water Bottler to Expand In-House PET Recycling

Two California bottling plants are producing Crystal Geyser spring water bottles with at least 50% rPET now. Soon, the company plans to be using 100% rPET in all seven of its U.S. plants.
#pet

Compounding

Index Climbs Higher Toward ‘Neutral’ Mark

New orders and production hint at a bottom in the initial disruption caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
#economics

Packaging

Pretium Packaging Expands PET Blow Molding

Based in Chesterfield, Mo., Pretium Packaging has invested $5 million in PET stretch-blow molding equipment and infrastructure at six of its 19 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Canada.
#pet

Medical

Honeywell Debuts Aclar Edge Barrier Bottles for Pharmaceuticals

Honeywell has expanded beyond Aclar barrier films into Aclar Edge barrier bottles for pharmaceuticals and other moisture- and oxygen-sensitive products.

Packaging

R&D/Leverage in Stretch-Blow Tooling Alliance with Aoki

A domestic source for tool design, build and repair for Aoki injection stretch-blow molding machines.