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Pack Expo 2013: Rinco calls pouch-sealing technology a ‘game changer’

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 | Permalink

Las Vegas—Rinco Ultrasonics is well-versed in the design and manufacture of ultrasonic bonding and cutting machinery to weld plastic components and to cut food products. But a few years back, the company asked itself: Why not get into flexible packaging? “We saw an opportunity in flexible where we can do [seal technology] better,” Gordon Hull, managing director of Rinco Ultrasonics, told PlasticsToday. “We believe we have created a new market for pouches.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  Rinco Ultrasonics pouch sealing ultrasonic welding read more

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Pack Expo 2013: Placon to announce new product lines in 2014; talks thermoforming trends

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 | Permalink

Las Vegas—Placon, a manufacturer of thermoformed plastic packaging, has plenty on the horizon for 2014, including new product lines. At Pack Expo 2013 (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas), Melissa Jacobson, marketing and communications manager at Placon (Booth #S 6409), said the company anticipates announcing at least three complete new product lines in 2014.   “It will be some exciting new products for thermoforming,” she told PlasticsToday. “We really listen to the companies and the consumers and as a result will bring new products to the market.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  Pack Expo 2013 Placon thermoforming PET recycling read more

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World demand for packaging machinery to reach $41.8 billion in 2017

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Growth in worldwide demand for packaging machinery is expected to climb at a 4.6% annual pace through 2017 to $41.8 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group . The study claims that an improved business climate – which will be reflected in expanding fixed investment spending, manufacturing output, and packaging demand – will drive increases in equipment sales through 2017.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  packaging plastics machines read more

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Closing the skills gap: Molder doubles as vocational technology school

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Achieving recognition in Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500/5000 exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies is quite an honor for medium-sized enterprises. Garnering that prestigious honor three years in a row has been especially exciting for SUPERB Industries , a high-volume producer of engineered plastic and metal components, headquartered in Sugarcreek, OH, with affiliated operations in Walnut Creek and a distribution center in Hong Kong. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  SUPERB Industries skills gap training read more

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Major new automotive carbon-composite production part is close

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 | Permalink

Plasan Carbon Composites (Wixom, MI) has signed a development contract for a major carbon composite part for a 2016 model year car. “It will shock people when they find out the part and the OEM,” said Gary Lownsdale, technical director of PCC in an interview with PlasticsToday. “It’s not an OEM people would expect.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  ACCE Composite Plasan Toray read more

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