Prent aims to start up new rigid thermoform facility by Fall 2021 in southern New Mexico.
Using the WhatsApp messaging platform, GN has been able to install new machines for U.S. and Eastern European customers amidst COVID-19.
Plants in five states have reopened, after a variety of measures taken to support employees, customers and communities.
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?
TPNE recognized for community contribution during coronavirus pandemic with more developments underway.
A tough, heat-resistant resin for 3D printing was introduced last November by 3D Systems.
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.
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.
Tub sits inside a recycled cardboard wrapper that permits a 40% reduction in the overall weight of plastic.
All types of processors and machinery and materials suppliers and service providers are refocusing resources to combat COVID-19.
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.
The New York based injection molder collaborated with Onondaga County, Syracuse University, Tool-All, Dynamic Pak, Protolabs and others to quickly ramp up production.
And all this took just 48 hr. Company will continue making face shields into foreseeable future.
Machine builder says its modified machines can produce three million masks per week to help protect frontline medical workers.
Front-to-back enhancements come with no increase in machine footprint.
Creative boundaries pushed in each category, SPE says.
Long-time thermoformer and author gets top honor at SPE conference.
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 same plant.
Next-generation Speedformer also billed as energy efficient.
Two new categories this year are parts produced with recycled/sustainable materials and those made using automation and new technology.
Tom Haglin’s career in the thermoforming industry is noteworthy for business growth, job creation, innovation and community impact.
High-speed former now offers enhancements in cooling, speed and controls.