THERMOFORMING

Consumer Products

Reopening America: Winnebago Industries Goes Back to Work

Plants in five states have reopened, after a variety of measures taken to support employees, customers and communities.

Medical

Thermoformed Plastics of New England (TPNE) Provides Face Shields to Coronavirus Frontliners

TPNE recognized for community contribution during coronavirus pandemic with more developments underway.

Molds & Tooling

Tooling: Heat-Resistant 3D Printing Material Suited to Plastic Tooling

A tough, heat-resistant resin for 3D printing was introduced last November by 3D Systems.

Additive Manufacturing

American Manufacturing Steps Up to the Coronavirus Challenge

Plastics processors are among the manufacturers that stepped up big-time in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m proud to turn over this space this month to Rick Kline Jr., president of our parent company Gardner Business Media, whose comments below (edited) appeared originally March 31 in a OpEd piece published by the Wall Street Journal.
#editorial

Thermoforming

Processing Index Contracts as Coronavirus Disrupts Economy

COVID-19 results in weaker new orders, production dips and a disrupted supply chain in March. But for how long?
#economics

Commodity Resins

Tooling Tech Supplied Thermoform Tooling for Hospital Bed Production in Support of Coronavirus Relief

Tooling Tech was able to go from design to finished tool in less that the two-week delivery requested by Kruger for Emergency & Disaster Relief Beds in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
#polyolefins

Recycled Materials

Thermoformed Detergent Tub Now Contains 50% Recycled PP

Tub sits inside a recycled cardboard wrapper that permits a 40% reduction in the overall weight of plastic.

Injection Molding

Plastics Industry Enlists to Fight Coronavirus

All types of processors and machinery and materials suppliers and service providers are refocusing resources to combat COVID-19.

Packaging

Award-Winning Package Boosts Lindar's Thermoforming Credentials

Custom thermoformer Lindar has experienced years of steady growth, with numerous technical advances to its credit, as it continues to expand its capabilities in packaging and industrial markets. 
#bestpractices

Medical

Tessy Plastics Initiates Face Shield Manufacturing to Help Combat Covid-19

The New York based injection molder collaborated with Onondaga County, Syracuse University, Tool-All, Dynamic Pak, Protolabs and others to quickly ramp up production.