Lower Energy Costs, Higher Temperatures, More Flexibility Characterize New Temperature Control Units from Conair
February 10, 2016
Processors can save up to $740/year in pumping energy costs with these new, super-efficient temperature control units (TCUs) from Conair Group.
SpecialChem and SPE partner to bring Universal Raw Material Selector to SPE Membership
February 4, 2016
SPE and SpecialChem announced a partnership that will offer SPE members full access to SpecialChem’s Universal Selector database of plastics and additives.
Dow Corning Helps Shape the Future of Medical Device Design with New Additions to Silicone Elastomer Product Families
February 3, 2016
To help OEMs, fabricators and designers take advantage of this growth, Dow Corning has launched three new advanced bio-medical grade liquid silicone rubber materials.
Milliken features all-round improvements for lighter vehicle parts at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016
February 1, 2016
Milliken focuses on improving all-round mechanical performance and aesthetics of lightweight polypropylene and polyurethane parts.
Metabolix Launches New Amorphous PHA Grades as Performance Additives for PVC and PLA
January 21, 2016
Metabolix starts up expanded U.S. pilot plant to produce this innovative line of specialty biopolymers.
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Global Plastics Trends 2016: A Steady Stream of Machinery
Primary Machinery Markets
Attracting Future Plastics Professionals
Awarding Automotive Innovations
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November 23, 2015
The most interesting new technology at the Society of Plastic Engineer’s recent 31st Annual Blow Molding Conference in Pittsburgh October 12-14 (www.blowmoldingdivision.org), is certainly W. Mueller GmbH’s continuous physical foaming extrusion head. Mueller in Troisdorf-Spich, Germany, introduced the head at NPE 2015, but the blow molding conference was the first presentation of the technology.
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