Date archive forOctober, 2010
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, October 29th, 2010
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    Conair Recycled PET Sheet Extrusion Line at K 2010

    What may be the only extrusion line running recycled PET (R-PET) sheet at the K 2010 plastics show also demonstrates a full range of crystallizing, drying and material handling equipment supplied by the Conair Group. More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, October 28th, 2010
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    Plastic Pollution Meets Product Design

    When plastic ends up in the ocean, it becomes problematic to the ecosystem. To raise public awareness around this issue,Electrolux launched the Vac from the Sea initiative (which we first highlighted here). The More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, October 28th, 2010
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    PET recycling rate reaches 28% in 2009

    For the sixth straight year, the U.S. PET recycling rate has increased, to 28% in 2009. That’s according to the recently released “2009 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity,” produced More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
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    Texas Recycling Appoints New Plant Manager

    Texas Recycling/Surplus Inc., Dallas, has named Sabino Rodriguez as its new plant manager. In his new role, Rodriguez will be responsible for overseeing the company’s production management and operations, according More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
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    New plastics recycling line kicks off in Quebec

    An innovative new processing line is set to open at a Quebec recycling facility on October 27. The processing line is operated by recycler Groupe RCM, a non-profit corporation whose mission is to create jobs for More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
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    Ferrous Scrap Prices Retreat in October

    The October mill buying period brought a drop in ferrous scrap prices, ending a two-month streak of rising prices. In October, mills paid from $25 to $45 less per ton for ferrous scrap on average. According to pricing More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
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    Metro Waste Paper Recovery Becomes Cascades Recovery

    Metro Waste Paper Recovery Inc., a recycling company headquartered in Toronto, has changed its name to Cascades Recovery Inc. “This evolution is based on a common ownership, a strong business relationship and More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
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    Thermoplay to present new manifold for injection blow molding

    Thermoplay, an Italian hot runner system developer for injection molding, has developed a new hot runner manifold that makes the latest innovations in hot half design available to the injection blow molding sector. More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, October 21st, 2010
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    Mitsubishi Polyester Film Develops Liner Recycling Program

    Representatives from Mitsubishi Polyester Film Inc., Greer, S.C., have announced the development of a technical breakthrough that the company says will allow it to establish a post-industrial closed-loop process More...