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Italian compounder to set up US operation

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

Italian polypropylene (PP) compounder Sirmax (Cittadella) plans to invest $25.6 million to establish a production facility in Anderson, IN. The 140,000-square-foot compounding plant will be located on a 26.3-acre greenfield site. Targeting operation by October 2015, the company’s first North American location will serve as a strategic logistical location for its automotive and appliance customers, which includes a US-based client that signed a $20 million annual contract with Sirmax late last year. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Composites Materials and Additives read more

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When it comes to size, KraussMaffei’s newest MX machines rule

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 | Permalink

With the commission of the MX 5500, its largest injection molding machine ever built to date boasting 5500 tons of clamping force, KraussMaffei has reached a new milestone. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection molding read more

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National composites innovation hub slated for Knoxville, Tennessee

Monday, January 12th, 2015 | Permalink

A consortium of 122 companies, non-profit organizations, universities and research laboratories is partnering with the Department of Energy to create a $250 million-plus manufacturing innovation institute focused on US leadership in next-generation composite materials, such as carbon fiber composites. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Polyamide grade targets rail applications

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 | Permalink

Machinable plastics supplier Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Lenzburg, Switzerland) is introducing its range of railway industry specific high performance plastics materials at the InnoTrans 2014 show in Berlin 23-26 September. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Color/additive masterbatch system deployed in compressible exterior panels

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 | Permalink

Additive technologies from PolyOne Corporation (Cleveland, OH) have enabled Citroën to launch the groundbreaking Airbump exterior protective panels on the new C4 Cactus passenger car. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives Injection molding Automotive read more

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