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DuPont and Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion develop new perforation resistant thermoformable film

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 | Permalink

A collaboration to improve the efficiency, performance and sustainability of packaging applications between Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion and DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, has resulted in a material and cost-saving medium barrier 9-layer film for thermoforming applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  extrusion thermoforming materials read more

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DuPont and Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion develop new perforation resistant thermoformable film

Cereplast assets acquired by Trellis Earth Products

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 | Permalink

Trellis Earth Products, a leading maker of bioplastic bags and food service disposables headquartered in Portland, OR, will pay $2.6 million for substantially all of Cereplast’s assets including production equipment, patents, inventory, and trademarks, plus pay certain contract cure costs, as part of Cereplast’s Chapter 7 liquidation proceedings. Cereplast’s petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy was approved at the end of March by an Indiana bankruptcy court. Now, United States Bankruptcy Judge Basil H. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  materials and Additives thermoforming injection molding read more

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PendaForm expanding Bluffton, IN thermoforming plant

Saturday, June 7th, 2014 | Permalink

PendaForm Co., formerly Fabri-Form, is expanding its Bluffton, IN, facility that is anticipated to add 50 new jobs and potentially up to $4 million new investments to the Wells County, IN economy. Work began earlier this year and is expected to be in full production later this year. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  thermoforming read more

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High stiffness PEEK grade targets structural applications in transportation

Friday, June 6th, 2014 | Permalink

Solvay Specialty Polymers (Alpharetta, GA) has introduced a high stiffness grade of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) that provides 50% greater modulus/stiffness than standard neat PEEK grades. Despite its higher stiffness, the new grade, KetaSpire KT-825, retains elongation and toughness comparable to that of neat PEEK resin for structural applications in transportation, electronics, semiconductor, and oil and gas. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Wilbert Plastic Services growing with Kentucky’s automotive industry

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 | Permalink

The recession certainly took its toll on manufacturing, especially the automotive industry and the many suppliers, including the plastics processing and mold manufacturing companies. Wilbert Plastic Services (WPS), headquartered in Belmont, NC, also struggled as its Lebanon, KY, facility lost money during the downturn. That was 2009. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection molding thermoforming read more

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Wilbert Plastic Services growing with Kentucky’s automotive industry