Recycling & Scrap Reclamation

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Published: 3/30/2018

Recycling/Scrap Reclaim at NPE2018: Technology Focuses on Boosting Regrind Consistency, Pellet Quality
There will be no shortage of new technology and highlights of the latest trends in recycling and sustainability at NPE2018.

Published: 3/29/2018

New Screen Changer Boosts Productivity, Cuts Scrap for Extruder of PET Strapping
Cyklop’s move to a new-model, high-efficiency screen changer reduces number of screen changes and backflush waste while yielding uniform melt flow and high throughputs. 

Published: 3/2/2018

Recycling Needs Drive Innovation in Sleeve Labels
Materials suppliers and film processors have been hard at work creating new label offerings compatible with PET bottle recycling.

Published: 2/23/2018

Get into the Zone: Re|focus
At NPE2018, the new Re|focus Zone displays the latest trends in sustainable solutions and green manufacturing. Something new to look for in the Re|focus Zone is the Sustainability Lounge, a space to learn about PLASTICS and how companies can ge...

Published: 1/22/2018

Maag Buys Ettlinger
Moves expands Maag’s position in melt filtration. Novel injection presses could also get a boost.

Published: 11/8/2017

P&G Increases Use of Post-Consumer Resin
This puts the company 32% of the way to its goal of doubling its use of PCR.

Published: 11/1/2017

PET Bottle Recycling Declines in 2016
Exports to Asia and other markets outside North America dropped 11 percent over 2015, marking the sixth year of off-shore export decline.

Published: 10/27/2017

Processor Cultivates Success With Recycled Plastics
Landmark Plastic produces packaging and other products for the horticultural industry, using not only its own scrap, but reclaim it collects from growers and retailers.

Published: 10/10/2017

Rapid Granulator Adds Production Capacity, Capabilities
Rapid Granulator boosts capacity, precision with the addition of three automated machining centers at its headquarters in Bredaryd, Sweden.

Published: 9/24/2017

New Tool Helps Blow Molders Manage Regrind Better
Free online algorithm helps processors cut waste and develop secondary markets for ‘known-generation’ scrap.