EXTRUSION

Extrusion

Extrusion: Auto Die for Coating Applications

Equipped with a motorized internal and external deckling system for safe and easy operation.   
#dies

Film Extrusion

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Institutional Can Liners

Market is about 1.37 billion lb strong now, and is expected to grow by 2.6% through 2022.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Extrusion: Coil-Strapping System Protects Tubing, Simplifies Handling

Unit automatically and securely straps finished coils of small-diameter extruded tubing.

Film Extrusion

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: T-Shirt Bags

Coronavirus concerns have made some governments reverse bans on the books, but the T-shirt market is projected to be flat through the next three years.

Injection Molding

Two for One: Molding, Extrusion Conferences Co-Located in October

Plastics Technology  will bring its Molding and Extrusion Conferences to Illinois. Attendees for either can attend sessions in both.
#editorial

Film Extrusion

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Consumer/Industrial Product Liners

Monolayer structures still dominate this market.

Film Extrusion

Reifenhauser Converts Second Pilot Line for Protective Gear in Coronavirus Fight

Line will produce enough material to create 1.2 million coveralls for hospital workers aiding COVID-19 patients.

Film Extrusion

PE Film Market 2020 Snapshot: Stretch Film

Stretch film accounted for 2.4 billion lb of PE of resin consumption in 2019, making this sector one of the largest and fastest growing markets within the PE film industry, according to Mastio’s research. The top five players hold about 80% of the market. 

Sheet Extrusion

‘Untapped Workforce’ Helps Drive Growth at MDI

Minnesota-based firm extrudes corrugated HDPE sheet and fabricates it into all kinds of tubs, totes, boxes, and trays for businesses that include Fortune 500 companies. Its model is unique: a manufacturer in a competitive business-to-business environment that has a mission of providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities—in an integrated and inclusive setting.
#business

Injection Molding

Contraction Slows for Processors

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic, Gardner Business Index signals decelerating contraction as all components report improved readings.
#economics