MEDICAL

Electronics

Melt-Temperature Measurement Shows New Potential for Monitoring & Control

Unique melt-measurement system provides new types of data for quality and process control. A new version is coming soon.
#monitoring #closeupontechnology

Micro-Molding

MTD Micro Molding Completes Expansion

The Massachusetts based micro molder and moldmaker has added 11,700-ft2 to its facility, effectively doubling its clean room manufacturing space.

Injection Molding

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Finalizes Move from Strongsville to Cleveland

New site will emphasize aftermarket sales support including spare parts inventory and repair  and rebuilding capabilities.

Medical

Reports from PLASTICS, VDMA and Haitian Show Mixed Machinery Results

Second quarter North America sales grow, while over the first half of 2020, domestic sales were flat for Haitian in China, as German machinery makers saw sales fall 20% over same time.

Injection Molding

Graham Partners Assembles Medical Molding Group

Investment firm has funded a new conglomerate of three medical injection molders.

Consumer Products

Clear Your Calendars for Plastics Technology 'Tech Days'

Beginning Oct. 8, we will be bringing exclusive, live, online technical content on a wide range of processing topics that you can access for free.
#bestpractices #industry4-0 #dies

Electronics

Ascend Acquires Italy's Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Acquisiton of the two Italian companies expands Ascent Performance Materials’ portfolio and production footprint.
#Elastomers

Extrusion

Melt Pumps Play Key Role in Nonwovens Production

Processors producing melt-blown nonwovens for face masks are finding that pumps provide needed precision and efficiency in the extrusion process.

Construction

Testing: Large-Format Multi-Sensor Vision System

Starrett’s AVX550 large-format vision system boasts best features of vision and touch-probe inspection

Recycled Materials

PolyQuest to Expand rPET Production and Evaluating Polyolefins PCR Business

At least one additional FDA rPET production line is planned by PolyQuest at its Darlington facility.
#pet #polyolefins