THERMOFORMING

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.

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Innovative Recycler Sets Sights on PET Thermoforms

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.  

Prent Designs, Forms, Delivers Face Shields to Medical Workers

And all this took just 48 hr. Company will continue making face shields into foreseeable future.

Sencorp Modifies Thermoforming Machines for Face Masks

Machine builder says its modified machines can produce three million masks per week to help protect frontline medical workers.

Thermoforming: Next-Generation Cup Former

Front-to-back enhancements come with no increase in machine footprint.

SPE Names Winners of Thermoforming Parts Competition

Creative boundaries pushed in each category, SPE says.

Boser Gets SPE Thermoforming's Lifetime Achievement Award

Long-time thermoformer and author gets top honor at SPE conference.

Thermoforming: Sustainability, Digitization on Display

Designed-for-recycling solutions, Industry 4.0 connectivity, highlight Illig display at K 2019.
#sustainability #kshow

Thermoforming: New Form/Cut/Stack Former

Aimed at food, medical, and industrial packaging markets.
#kshow

Thermoforming: Steel-Rule Former is Fast, Easy to Operate

Next-generation Speedformer also billed as energy efficient.
#kshow

SPE Adds New Categories for Thermoformed Parts Competition

Two new categories this year are parts produced with recycled/sustainable materials and those made using automation and new technology.

Lindar CEO Tom Haglin Receives SPE's Thermoformer of the Year Award

Tom Haglin’s career in the thermoforming industry is noteworthy for business growth, job creation, innovation and community impact.

Thermoforming: Enhanced Cup Former

High-speed former now offers enhancements in cooling, speed and controls.