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Preaching what it practices: the benefits of micromolding machines

Monday, July 14th, 2014 | Permalink

Formative Tech , the Southeast Asian distributors for the Spanish-built Babyplast double plunger-type micro-injection molding machine is one company that practices what it preaches. Its sister company LNE is a Shanghai, China-based processor that operates nine Babyplast presses plus three “autonomous injection units,” or UAIs in Babyplast parlance, that can be clipped onto larger machines to enable multi-shot molding. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding read more

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Impending VOC emission restrictions drive amines-free car seat foam development

Friday, July 11th, 2014 | Permalink

New restrictions set to be introduced in Asia restricting permissable levels of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions in vehicle interiors are behind the development of an amines emission-free polyurethane (PU) foam formulation for automotive interior applications by Dow Automotive Systems (Auburn Hills, MI). More details in this development have now emerged from a Tier I that will be the first to employ the foam in its products. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives Foam read more

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New strategies required for the global BOPET film industry

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 | Permalink

Commodity bi-oriented polyester (BOPET) film producers have seen their position weaken, according to a new report from PCI Films Consulting . New film extrusion capacity linked to a slowdown in demand has forced film pricing and margins to rock bottom levels. As a result, global film producers have had to take a long hard look at their business models. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  materials and Additives extrusion read more

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The complexities of following the supply chain

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 | Permalink

All Sites Another hearing is coming up on the GM ignition switch recall. Being called to testify before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection is Rodney O’Neal, the CEO and president of the big automotive components supplier Delphi. read more

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GM ignition switch supplied by Chinese firm

Monday, July 7th, 2014 | Permalink

All Sites It seems that I write these types of articles all too often—the ones about bad parts coming from Chinese suppliers, like the accelerator-pedal arms on the Aston Martin found to be molded of counterfeit plastic material resulting in the recall of 17,000 cars. An article in Canada’s Business News Network stated that GM said the ignition switches that are to blame for its recent recall of millions of vehicles came from a Chinese supplier, Dalian Alps Electronics Co. Ltd. read more

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