RECYCLING

Recycling

Eriez Completes Plant Expansion

A major expansion provides space for manufacturing, R&D, aftermarket repair and a new Recycling Test Center for full-scale equipment demonstrations.
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Injection Molding

Meet Me in Chicago

In Rosemont, to be more specific. Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind, in-person event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion 2021 Conferences, together with our Amerimold tradeshow.   
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Recycling

Recycling Group Hires New President

Plastics Forming Enterprise names Kristi Hansen president.   

Recycling

Follow These Tips to Give Your Granulator Blades the Edge

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions—and troubleshooting advice—to help you maintain your granulator blades. 
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Injection Molding

Closed-Loop Recycling Makes Old Printer Cartridges New Again

Canon runs a big recycling operation in Virginia where it collects and sorts toner cartridges, pelletizes the scrap, then molds new cartridges from the reclaim.  
#sustainability #closeupontechnology

Recycling

Building an Ocean-Bound Plastics Supply Chain

Atando Cabos, working with partners ExxonMobil and Engel, is taking discarded fishing rope and transforming it into raw material to reincorporate into the production chain as long-term recyclable products.  
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Recycling

Borealis and Tomra Open Mechanical Recycling Demo Plant

The new plant will produce ready-for-market fully formulated polymer pellets. 
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Recycling

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 5

Additive manufacturing has emerged as the supply chain hero in many ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the recycling industry continues its push for a Circular Economy.
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Injection Molding

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 4

Good news was there if you knew where to look for it—in the pages of Plastics Technology magazine or right here on our website. Here’s a review of headlines you can feel good about.
#industry4-0

Recycling

Carbios Produces First Clear Plastic Bottles from Recycled Textile Waste

Carbios’ process, using highly specific enzymes, allows textile waste to be recovered and converted into a high quality grade of PET that is suitable for bottles.  
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