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Class A finish composite parts on fast track to commercialization

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 | Permalink

Australian carbon composites manufacturer Quickstep (Sydney) is fast-tracking commercialization of its patented Resin Spray Transfer (RST) technology which it claims is “poised to revolutionize the global automotive industry.” The technology, development of which was reported earlier by PlasticsToday in 2011, was partly funded by an AusIndustry Climate Ready Grant. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Entrepreneur looks to reduce both plastic waste and poverty

Monday, August 5th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites It’s not often I talk with someone who claims they will change the world. It’s even more rare when it’s someone who might just do it.      David Katz isn’t your typical entrepreneur. Not only has he personally consulted with more than 700 businesses about the use and implementation of logistic technologies, he’s also a MMA fighter. And I believe his latest project is something the plastics industry will find of interest.   I recently talked with David on the phone and he calls this project a “lifelong journey.” read more

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Intertech acquires Image Molding, readies for visit from U.S. Commerce Secretary

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 | Permalink

2013 is turning out to be a banner year for custom injection molder Intertech Plastics Inc. In April, Intertech announced the expansion of its capabilities and capacity at its Denver, CO, facility. On July 17, the company announced the acquisition of Image Molding, a Denver-based injection molding and contract manufacturing service provider to the medical devices industry. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – July 2013 Keywords:  Intertech Plastics U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Image Molding medical injection molding reshoring read more

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Medbio adds Arburg molding machine for medical, biotech

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 | Permalink

Medbio (Grand Rapids, MI), a contract manufacturer specializing in injection molded components and assembly for the medical and biotech industry, recently purchased its fourth Arburg swivel clamp machine.  It is a 28-ton hydraulic molding machine that can be configured in a wide range of working positions.  “These machines give us the flexibility to run a variety of molded parts, from over molding and insert molding with a vertical clamp position to automatic molding with a horizontal clamp position” said Ryan Heidenfeld, Medbio’s process engineering manager.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection molding Medbio read more

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Plastic pallets seeing growth

Monday, June 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Sales of new and refurbished pallets will expand 3.5% per year through 2017 to 1.3 billion units, valued at $16.9 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group , a Cleveland-based industry market research firm. Block pallets are expected to make up a larger share of the market total, and growing numbers of manufacturers will replace their existing stringer pallets with new block units. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic pallet read more

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