MEDICAL

Multi-Screw Compounding

Peak Performance Gets ISO 13485:2016 and 9001:2015 Certifications

Toll and custom compounder gets certified less than a year after it produced its first pellet.

Medical SPONSORED

Use Automated Fever Scanning to Protect your People and your Business

This new non-contact temperature screening system from MachineSense is quick and easy to use. It provides an added level of health protection for employees and legal protection for the business.

Medical

Sun Plastech Has Rebranded to Asahi Kasei Asaclean Americas

  Company believes the new brand emphasizes the technical expertise and global product development focus for which Asahi Kasei is so well known.  

Consumer Products

Albis Plastics Separated Distribution and Compounding Businesses

Albis’ compounding business now operating as Mocom, a separate company from Albis resin distribution.
#polyolefins #Elastomers

Engineering Resins

Diversified Plastics and Nonin Medical Meet the Challenge of Rapid Demand for Noni's Oximeters Brought on by Coronovirus

Demand has sharply risen for Nonin’s Onyx fingertip pulse oximeters as they have the capability to help diagnose and monitor silent hypoxia in COVID-19 patients. 

Electronics

Black Swan Be-Ready Planning

Even the most nimble manufacturers with the most creative crisis management planning were likely caught flat footed by coronavirus—how can you better prepare for its remaining surprises and future crises?

Medical

The Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine Spurs Syringe, Vial Production

As the world eagerly awaits a vaccine to inoculate against Covid-19, molders of syringes and vials are boosting production to meet what will be desperate, crushing need.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Injection Molding: All-Electric Machine Line Boasts Smaller Footprint

Optimized toggle geometry on the latest e-mac from Engel shortens footprint without impacting opening stroke.

Extrusion Know How

Extrusion: 'Melt-Blown' Fiber: What You Need to Know to Enter the Face Mask Market

Coronavirus pandemic has made extrusion processors curious about entering the face-mask market. But melt-blown fiber is very different from most other extrusion processes and requires specialized equipment.
#bestpractices

Medical

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