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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 export market remains strong

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 | Permalink

The outlook for medical device exports remains “very positive”, said Michael Taylor, senior director of  international trade for the Society of the Plastics Industry, in an interview before the SPI’s annual meeting and fall conference being held this week in Boston. Annual growth of medical device exports is expected to be in the 7% to 8% range, continuing a trend of the past three to four years, Taylor told Plastics Today. Growth in domestic sales remains good, but less robust than exports, at about 3% to 4% per year. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical devices SPI read more

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Composites, metals see lighter future together

Friday, September 6th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites “The Farmer and the Cowman Shall Be Friends” is one of the memorable songs from the Rogers and Hammerstein classic musical “Oklahoma.” It seems like a plastics-industry version may be playing out next week at the 13th annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE), organized by the Automotive and Composites Divisions of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). It will be held Sept. 11-13 at The Diamond Banquet & Conference Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace, in Novi, MI. read more

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Injection molding machines on full display at Drinktec 2013

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

At Drinktec 2013 (Sept. 16-20; Messe München exhibition center in Munich), Arburg and Engel will showcase injection molding machines targeting the beverage industry. PlasticsToday takes a closer look at what both companies will highlight at the trade fair. Engel Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  drintec packaging engel arburg injection molding read more

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ASYST likes tiebar-less machines, adds five Engels

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 | Permalink

Citing the flexibility allowed by tiebar-less IM machine design, ASYST Technologies (Kenosha, WI), an ISO/TS-16949-certified Tier 1 serving the automotive industry, has taken delivery of five Engel victory spex injection molding machines. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  ASYST Technologies Engel read more

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