Date archive forJuly, 2010
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
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    NatureWorks’ bioresin goes “open source”

    To spur innovation and drive biopolymers more widely into injection molding  applications, NatureWorks LLC, a supplier of low carbon Ingeo biopolymers, is borrowing a page from the computer industry and making More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
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    Lancôme favors recycled board

    Perfume manufacturer Lancôme has adopted recycled board for the outer packaging of its Aroma Blue fragrance. The new packaging, 350gsm Trucard 1 gloss developed by papermaker Tullis Russell, is FSC-certified and More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
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    BOY to highlight compact injection molding machines-K2010 preview

    BOY, a German specialist of micro injection molding  machinery, will introduce itself at K2010 with the new slogan – “Great Machines – compactly designed”. BOY will display sixteen machines during More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 26th, 2010
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    Engineering Applications Are Bioplastics’ Holy Grail

    Two leaders in the development of sustainable polymers are extending research into a new generation of engineering plastics made from renewable resources. The research mates Ingeo polylactic acid from NatureWorks More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 24th, 2010
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    Bonaqua introduces “twistable” water bottle

    Bonaqua, a brand under global beverage group Coca-Cola, launched this month an extra-light, “twistable” water bottle. The innovative design allows the small bottle to be squeezed and disposed after consumption, More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 24th, 2010
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    Kautex Maschinenbau to showcase KLS 8-100 blow molding machine-K2010 preview

    Kautex Maschinenbau, a global extrusion  blow molding leader, will present the KLS 8-100 high performance blow molding machine including all peripheral equipment at K2010, the world’s No. 1 plastics and rubber  More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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    Unique Borealis Solution Achieves Market First for VW “Under-the-Bonnet” Component

    Borealis’ unique glass fibre reinforced polypropylene (PP) compound XMOD GB306SAF is helping Volkswagen (VW) and parts manufacturer MAHLE Filter Systems UK improve production cost-efficiency and achieve both performance More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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    EU funded project to address energy anxieties in the plastics processing industry

    The Energywise Plastics Project Consortium has conducted a European-wide survey to benchmark the level of knowledge of plastics processors in relation to energy management and efficiency. The survey, part of the More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 23rd, 2010
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    Exatec announces automotive PC coating collaboration

    Exatec, a wholly owned subsidiary of engineering plastics supplier SABIC Innovative Plastics, and ULVAC, a leader in mass-production vacuum technologies, announced yesterday (July 21) their collaboration to accelerate More...