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    Protective Packaging is Putting Up Barriers
    In-Mold Labeling in Injection Molding...and Thermoforming
    Process Wars
    Fixing Infrastructure with Plastics Pipes
    What Do Millennials Want?
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May 2016 blog


New technologies at ANTEC 2016, the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, held this year in Indianapolis, IN May 23-25 (, include an array of unusual functional structures created in plastics and composites by means as different as chicken feathers, plasma, and micro fibrillation. New machine processes include two new multi-screw extruders from Chinese technical universities and a new chaotic melt mastication process from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.


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TOMRA Sorting Raw Materials

  • Turning Off-Spec into In-Spec




TOMRA Sorting Raw Materials manufactures the highest capacity bulk sorting platforms available for the virgin plastics industry, achieving high resolution detection with high efficiency while maintaining a superior yield. Read more.


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  • Coming in July/August: "Profiles in New Moldmaking Technology"

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Markets: Injection molds and tooling, rotational molding (primary equipment, control/monitoring, tooling, resins), research centers & services, primary compounding equipment (extruders, pelletizers) and auxiliaries (blending and feeding, materials handling, quality control)

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