THERMOFORMING

Medical

Prent to Open New Rigid Thermoform Medical Packaging Plant in New Mexico

Prent aims to start up new rigid thermoform facility by Fall 2021 in southern New Mexico.

Additive Manufacturing

Processing Market Expands for Third Straight Month

New orders, production and employment sustain continuous industry expansion. With a reading of 52.9 in September, the index climbed each month in the third quarter.
#economics

Thermoforming

Innovative Recycler Sets Sights on PET Thermoforms

Green Impact Plastics becomes first to focus on thermoforms in tray-to-tray recycling venture.
#pet #closeupontechnology

Blow Molding

Plastics Processors Report Quickening Expansion

Expansion among both captive and custom processors is driven by expanding orders, production, and employment.
#economics

Thermoforming

Plastics Processing Expands in July

With an Index reading of 52.3, processors report first monthly expansion since the coronavirus disruption.
#economics

Extrusion

Contraction Slows for Processors

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic, Gardner Business Index signals decelerating contraction as all components report improved readings.
#economics

Thermoforming

Five Big Advances to Track in Thin-Gauge Thermoforming

High speeds, automation, smarter process control, integrated vision systems, and better decoration techniques are becoming more common among practitioners of the ‘black art’ of thermoforming. Are they for you?

Thermoforming

Plastics Processing Business Continued Contracting in April

Global economic shutdown causes downturn in new orders and production.
#economics

Packaging

Brown Machine Group Acquires aXatronics Robotic Capabilities

BMG’s Nalle automation systems with aXatronics’ robotic offerings said to provide the ‘ultimate’ packaging manufacturing solution.

Packaging

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.