Posts Tagged plastics & additives

Water cooler gets self-collapsible packaging design

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 | Permalink

It’s a staple in the workplace and synonymous with people gathering together to discuss last night’s season finale of the latest show. And now the water cooler is getting a green makeover with its new collapsible packaging design to improve collection efforts for recycling.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding read more

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Japanese molder targets low-cost, lighter plastic fuel tanks

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 | Permalink

Rather than invest in costly extrusion blow molding machinery dedicated to the production of plastic fuel tanks, Japan’s Yachiyo Industry (Sayama) has developed an innovative system that retrofits to standard large JSW blow molding machines that it uses on its 21 machines worldwide to mold the tanks. Normally fuel tank blow molding machines extrude two sheets that are then blow-molded. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Dow picks up two 2015 R&D 100 Awards for its packaging innovations

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 | Permalink

Two packaging technologies from The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, MI) Packaging and Specialty Plastics business were awarded 2015 R&D 100 Awards. The annual R&D 100 Awards recognizes the most significant technology inventions of the past year. R&D Magazine announced the winners on Nov. 13 at an awards dinner at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.   Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Global medical plastics market will maintain 7% annual growth into 2020

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 | Permalink

The size of the global medical plastics market is projected to reach a value of $6.9 billion by 2020, achieving a compound annual growth rate slightly above 7% between 2015 and 2020, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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Corvette composite garners SPE grand award

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 | Permalink

For the second time in three weeks, Continental Structural Plastics’ (Auburn Hills, MI) TCA Ultra Lite material has been recognized by the composites industry for innovation, winning the Materials category and receiving  the Grand Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers at last week’s 2015 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards event. . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Composites Automotive read more

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