PET PROCESSING

Packaging

Injection Molding: Lubricant Coating Keeps PET Preforms Scratch-Free

Prevent scratching of PET preforms during bulk packaging and handling with a new system for spraying a lubricant coating on the preforms.

Packaging

Injection Molding: PET Preform Molding Machine Switches to Side Entry

Netstal’s new PET-LINE has changed from top entry and post-mold cooling above the clamping unit to side entry and cooling alongside the press, offering compatibility to lateral removal tools and after-cooling stations.

Post-Consumer Recycling

How Graham Packaging Counters PCR Supply/Demand Squeeze

Customers want more PCR—including food grade—than recyclers can supply. Solutions involve efforts to educate customers, employees, and the community at large. New technologies also offer hope.
#technologyinaction

Gas & Water Assist

Make Your Mark in Plastics Technology’s 'Top Shops' Survey

Benchmark your injection molding operation by being a part of our annual survey. Learn more about “best-in-class” practices that separate the tops shops from the rest.
#topshops #editorial #bestpractices

PET Processing

Blow Molding: Online PET Preform Inspection Uses AI to ‘Self-Learn’

SACMI’s new Preform Vision System can be used inline with PET preform injection molding.

In-Mold Decorating

The Molding 2020 Conference: Go and Learn

Global thought leaders on injection molding will be gathering at Molding 2020 in Lombard,  Ill., on March 17-20. There’s still time to get in on the action.
#editorial

Post-Consumer Recycling

Injection Molding: Faster, Smarter, More Efficient Machines Tackle Sustainable Molding at K 2019

Blazing speed plus shrinking energy consumption supported the “green” theme at the big show. Smarter controls and growing connectivity were another key focus.
#kshow

PET Processing

PET Blow Molding Tech Services for Small & Mid-Size Molders

Help with overhauls, maintenance, machine installations, startups, etc. is now priced for a wider market of PET blow molders.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Call for Injection Molding Experts

Next March in Chicago, the Molding Conference will convene for the 30th time, and we’re currently seeking experts to share their injection insights.

Medical

PET Packaging Technologies Debut at K 2019

SACMI will show its latest for compression, injection and blow molding—maintly of PET.
#kshow