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Published: 11/1/2019
Last updated on 10/22/2020

Try This Approach to Clean Up Your Recycled Material
CO2 can be used as a totally “green” solvent to remove many kinds of contamination in recycled plastics without the need for toxic solvents.

Published: 1/1/2020

Injection Molding: Faster, Smarter, More Efficient Machines Tackle Sustainable Molding at K 2019
Blazing speed plus shrinking energy consumption supported the “green” theme at the big show. Smarter controls and growing connectivity were another key focus.

Published: 1/1/2020

Recycling & Scrap Reclaim: Machinery Technology Advances as 'Circular Economy' Takes Hold
The circular economy and recycling were the top themes at K 2019, and machine builders responded with new systems to improve equipment performance and material quality.

Published: 12/1/2019

Learn from Injection Molding’s Thought Leaders: Register Now for Molding 2020
The world’s premier injection molding technical conference comes to Chicago, March 17-19.

Published: 12/1/2019

An Agricultural Recycling 'Revolution'
Revolution is a leading brand bringing together expertise in recycling of agricultural film and manufacturing of plastic film, bags and irrigation tubing. The focus in all areas is to create sustainable closed-loop systems and use as much post-...

Published: 7/23/2019

Braskem, Kautex, Erema Partner to Showcase Circular Economy in Action at K2019
Live demos include the production of three-layer HDPE bottles with a foamed middle layer, made with bioplastics and PCR, as well as recycling the bottles on-site during K.  

Published: 7/1/2019

How to Avoid Unpleasant Surprises in Size Reduction
Size-reduction equipment doesn’t get much attention unless there’s a problem or an entirely new application challenge. So when it’s time to repair or upgrade, take these steps to avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Published: 6/1/2019

How the Right Granulator Helps You Get the Most Out of Your Material
Not all granulator designs are the same, so which one is right for your application? The one you have today may have been purchased for an entirely different application and may not be best suited to your needs. Here are some things to think ab...

Published: 5/1/2019

Under One Roof: Innovative Recycler Closes the Loop
rPlanet Earth looks to disrupt the plastics recycling industry by creating a truly sustainable, closed-loop system for recycling and reuse of post-consumer plastics, with reclaim, sheet extrusion, thermoforming and preform making all in the sam...

Published: 2/25/2019

Starlinger Tech Helps To Increase PET Bottle Recycling for Austrian Recycler
In 2018, the Austrian plastics recycler PET to PET Recycling increased the number of PET bottles it recycled by 9% using technology from Starlinger.