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Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

Coherent

Coherent’s new ExactWeld 230 P enables particle-free high throughput welding of small to medium-sized polymer parts. It combines a diode laser, servo-controlled clamping and responsive software Read more

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More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

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More investment in chemical recycling in the US would allow recycled material to return to the value chain at the same level from which it started, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. Read more

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Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

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US-based Conventus Polymers LLC, a leading distributor of high-performance engineering thermoplastics, has established a Canadian distribution operation based in Toronto that offers products to processors and end users in Ontario and Quebec Read more

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Brightmark Energy pioneers US plastics-to-fuel facility

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San Francisco-based waste and energy development company Brightmark Energy has broken ground on the US’s first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant in Ashley, Indiana. Read more

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GM presents Distinctive Innovation Award to CSP and Teijin

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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) and its parent company Teijin Limited were honoured by General Motors with the automakers Innovation Award at its 27th Annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony. Read more

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Graham Packaging commits to sustainable packaging by 2025

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US-based plastic packaging solutions company Graham Packaging recently signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, stating that by 2025 100 per cent of plastic packaging can be reused, recycled or composted. Read more

materials

Vecoplan will supply the VAZ 2000, a powerful single-shaft pre-shredder.

Vecoplan

US-based Brightmark Energy, headquartered in San Francisco, has commissioned Vecoplan AG to supply the appropriate shredding technology to process enormous quantities of plastics. Read more

machinery

SPE names Thomas Haglin Thermoformer of the Year

SPE

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has named CEO and owner of LINDAR Corporation Thomas Haglin as Thermoformer of the Year 2018. Read more

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Qosina launches European operations

Qosina Corp.

US-based Qosina Corp. has announced the establishment of operations in Europe. Qosina Europe is located in Milan, Italy, and managed by Giampaolo Meana. Read more

industry

PPG Teslin REAL ID

PPG

PPG has announced that North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has experienced dramatic reduction in driver’s licences and identification card replacements and attempted fraud through the use of PPG Teslin substrate. Read more

materials

Tekni-Plex to buy three Amcor production facilities

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Packaging materials manufacturer Tekni-Plex has entered a definitive purchase agreement to buy three production facilities from Australian packaging company Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit for a cash consideration of $215m. Read more

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Schubert is driving forward future-oriented projects such as the 3D printing of machine parts in house.

Gerhard Schubert GmbH

Gerhard Schubert GmbH continues its positive growth trend with an increase in sales of 7.3% and a turnover in excess of €211m. Read more

machinery

The importance of motor efficiency in plastics manufacturing

Here Michael Tobias writes a guest blog for EPPM sharing his engineering expertise regarding motor efficiency upgrades and how they can benefit the manufacturer when it comes to productivity, costs and environmental footprints. Read more

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AREVO CEO Hemant Bheda

AREVO

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company redefining global composite manufacturing through digitalisation, won the prestigious Startup Booster competition at the 2019 JEC World conference and exhibition in Paris. Read more

materials

Battery isolator cover printed by IC3D with Ingeo 3D450 supports before and after removal.

NatureWorks

NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of Ingeo PLA biopolymer, has introduced Ingeo 3D450, a new formulation for use in dual extrusion 3D printers. Read more

materials

Over $200bn to be invested in US petrochemicals industry

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The US petrochemicals industry is experiencing an investment renaissance, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals Senior Vice President Steve Zinger. Read more

industry

The ConvertX System enables stent release in less than a minute

BrightWater Medical Inc.

US-based BrightWater Medical, Inc. has announced that the FDA has cleared the company’s innovative ConvertX Biliary Stent System for treatment of biliary obstructions. Read more

materials

Increasing market demand for Millad NX 8000 clarifier prompts Milliken to boost production capacity by 50 per cent.

Milliken & Co

In April, Milliken & Company will begin building the largest clarifier plant in its history in Blacksburg, South Carolina, US. The world-class plant is due to begin operations in 2020 and will boost capacity of Milliken’s Millad NX 8000 clarifier by Read more

materials

Davis-Standard Five-Roll Coater

Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard’s converting technology and support services will be promoted at ICE USA in Lousiville, Kentucky between 9 and 11 April. Read more

machinery

A Starlinger recoSTAR PET recycling line for food-grade rPET pellets.

Starlinger

Austria-based recycling technology manufacturer Starlinger will deliver PET recycling lines with a total installed capacity of 5.4 tonnes per hour for CarbonLITE’s new site in Pennsylvania, US, at the end of the year. Read more

machinery

  • Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

    Coherent

    Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

  • More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

    via Shutterstock

    More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

  • Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

    via Shutterstock

    Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

  • Brightmark Energy pioneers US plastics-to-fuel facility

    via Shutterstock

    Brightmark Energy pioneers US plastics-to-fuel facility

  • Graham Packaging commits to sustainable packaging by 2025

    via Shutterstock

    Graham Packaging commits to sustainable packaging by 2025

  • Thomas Haglin

    Thomas Haglin

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