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Plastic bag recycling available to 93% of Canadians

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 | Permalink

Recycling of plastic carry-out shopping bags is locally available to 93% of the Canadian population according to a new study prepared for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA). Canadians can recycle their plastic carry-out shopping bags either through their municipal collection programs or at retail store locations in their communities across Canada. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  blown film extrusion read more

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Medical device makers’ biggest headache? Plunging prices

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 | Permalink

Prices for major implantable medical devices dropped significantly in recent years, according to a study released by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) in Washington, D.C. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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New technology for coffee cups separates the plastic from the paper

Monday, July 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Most people’s morning routine involves coffee. After all, an estimated 58% of American adults consume coffee daily, according to the National Coffee Association. And as a result, both foam and paper disposable cups are everywhere. read more

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Velcro looks to “hook” the flexible packaging industry with its PRESS-LOK closure technology

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 | Permalink

Whether it’s to fasten laces, a zipper or even to help astronauts keep their dinner plates from floating in zero gravity space, Velcro’s hook-and-loop fasteners seem to transcend all sorts of industries and products. So why not try to make a mark in the flexible packaging industry? After all, the flexible packaging industry is the second largest packaging segment in the U.S., with about $25.4 billion in U.S. sales in 2011, according to the Flexible Packaging Association. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging flexible velcro closure read more

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Aluminum can boost fuel economy by 18% at a cost of $1 per kg

Friday, April 26th, 2013 | Permalink

A recent study by the EDAG Group (Fulda, Germany) commissioned by the Aluminum in Transportation Group of the US Aluminum Association indicates that an all-aluminum body in white (BIW) could deliver potential mass savings in the 35-40 percent range over a base steel BIW. This, when combined with secondary mass savings and other design changes, could reportedly boost fuel economy by around 18 percent. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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