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Published: 6/6/2020

Coronavirus Doubles Demand for Used Blow Molding Machines
Demand for hand sanitizer, alcohol, cleaning products and beverages is reportedly straining capacity in blow molding.

Published: 6/2/2020

Brown Machine Group Acquires aXatronics Robotic Capabilities
BMG’s Nalle automation systems with aXatronics’ robotic offerings said to provide the ‘ultimate’ packaging manufacturing solution.

Published: 6/2/2020

Biobased PEF Bottle Aimed at Substituting Conventional PET
Avantium teams up with major beverage producers to make PEF bottles. 

Published: 5/27/2020

Brentwood Plastics Providing PPE Materials During Coronavirus Crisis
Brentwood’s is supplying PE film generally used for packaging and other applications for making impermeabile isolation gowns for healthcare worker in the fight against COVID-19.

Published: 5/27/2020

Engineered Polyolefins Compounder Mytex Polymers Plans Expansion
Mytex Polymers has opted to invest in expanding capacity at its Georgia facility to meet demand for long glass fiber PP compounds.

Published: 5/26/2020

North American Plastics Machinery Shipments Contract in First Quarter
Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, overall shipments decreased by nearly 20%, while extrusion business and exports expanded, according to the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS).

Published: 5/22/2020

GN Thermoforming Installs New Machines with WhatApp During Coronavirus Crisis
Using the WhatsApp messaging platform, GN has been able to install new machines for U.S. and Eastern European customers amidst COVID-19.

Published: 5/20/2020

How the Plastics Industry Continues to Provide Solutions During This Time of Crisis
We are all reading industry news articles, updates, and highlights about how the plastics industry is mobilizing to relieve the burden of COVID-19 on the nation’s healthcare system and fight the spread of the virus. Plastics Industry Associati...

Published: 5/15/2020

Dutch Injection Molding Machine Supplier Names Distributor for North and South America
Stork Plastics Machinery BV has chosen Chudleigh Sutch to be its distributor for North and South America.

Published: 5/12/2020

100% Recyclable PET Vies to Replace Composite Cans
Ring Container Technologies, Oakland, Tenn., a blow molder of HDPE and PET packaging, announced the first customer for its new SmartCAN, a PET can designed to replace the common composite can with a much more easily recyclable alternative at compara...