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Published: 8/7/2018

Victrex Develops PAEK for Additive Manufacturing; Leads Consortium for Advancing AM Technologies
New generation materials rival earlier versions for both laser sintering and fusion filament fabrication processes.

Published: 7/23/2018

What Plastics Processors Need to Know about Tax Reform and Equipment Acquisition
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 (TCJA) is positioning plastics processors for more growth and profitability following the most recent Plastics Processing Index showing the best quarter since 2013 when the index began.

Published: 7/11/2018

Prices Flat for PE, PS, PVC; Up for PP & PET
Last month's pricing trajectory was somewhat surprising with more eye openers possible for the July/August timeframe and beyond, as trade war looms.

Published: 7/6/2018

Ocean Plastic 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limbs
New initiative takes reclaimed ocean plastic and uses it to 3D print custom prosthetic limbs for children.

Published: 6/26/2018

World's First 5th Generation 3D Printing Filament from New JV
Perstorp and 3D4Makers form ElogioAM to advance additive manufacturing.

Published: 5/21/2018

Chinaplas 2018 Sets Attendance, Space Records at New Venue
More than 180,000 attendees turned out for the four days of Chinaplas 2018 at its new show venue, with more than 26% of those coming from outside China.

Published: 12/21/2017

U.S. Plastics Industry Well-Positioned for Continued Growth
Interesting highlights of PLASTICS’ 2017 Size & Impact Report, including employment and shipments data. 

Published: 12/15/2017

3D Printing Biomaterials Make Push Into Medical Devices, Longer Term Implants
Group of companies is advancing biomaterials turning cellulose with thermoplastics made from sustainable resources into 3D printed medical devices.

Published: 11/6/2017

Mack Molding Adds ‘Largest Press in New England’
The 2360-ton Haitian press has a 268-oz shot capacity and the ability to handle 40,000-lb molds.

Published: 8/29/2017

More Multi-Shot Molding Capacity at GW Plastics
New 2K machines will be at the heart of automated assembly cells.