Monthly Archives: November 2010

Schnitzer Acquiring Macon Iron & Paper Stock

Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc., headquartered in Portland, Ore., has executed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Macon Iron & Paper Stock Co. Inc. of Macon, Ga. Schnitzer Steel is a diversified manufacturing company that has three vertically integrated business units: the Metals Recycling Business, the Auto Parts Business and theRead More

Schnitzer Acquiring Macon Iron & Paper Stock

Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc., headquartered in Portland, Ore., has executed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Macon Iron & Paper Stock Co. Inc. of Macon, Ga. Schnitzer Steel is a diversified manufacturing company that has three vertically integrated business units: the Metals Recycling Business, the Auto Parts Business and theRead More

Trelleborg develops lightweight and cost-saving hybrid brake pedal

Responding to market demand for weight reduction of manufactured car components, Trelleborg Automotive has launched an innovative lightweight hybrid brake pedal. The new hybrid brake pedal incorporates a design that blends glass fiber reinforced plastic and metal, a combination which, according to the manfuacturer, delivers a weight saving of between 30% and 50% compared toRead More

Injection molding Petri dishes in efficient way

Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL will, for the first time ever, be demonstrating its fully electric, automated ENGEL e-motion 1340/280 T as an efficient solution for the production of Petri dishes at the Medtec Europe from March 22-24, 2011 in Stuttgart, Germany. According to ENGEL, this system is said to be yielding 25% moreRead More

KraussMaffei Berstorff receives foam insulated pipe machine orders

KraussMaffei Berstorff, an extrusion machinery supplier, said Technopark, a Russian plastic pipe producer, has recently ordered a complete PUR-insulated pipe production line. The Russian company is an important pipe manufacturer which operates several extrusion lines to produce a wide spectrum of pipe grades for different applications. Technopark is now expanding its production capacity with theRead More

Arburg to present Allrounder 570 H at Arabplast 2011

At Arabplast, the plastics exhibition held in Dubai, UAE, from January 8-11, 2011, injection molding machine manufacturer Arburg will present its high-performance Allrounder Hidrive machine. On the booth a hybrid, energy-efficient Allrounder 570 H (Hidrive) will demonstrate its performance with a high-speed, thin-walled application from the packaging sector. The hybrid Allrounder 570 H with aRead More

SIPA releases new rotary PET blow molder with compact design

SIPA, a manufacturer of stretch blow molding machines for the production of PET, PLA, OPP and multilayer bottles, has released a new rotary blow molder to their existing range. The SFR 6 EVO, which can produce up to 13,800 bottles/hour, is the smallest version in its rotary range, with six blowing cavities. The new compactRead More

US home care supplier debuts 96% post-consumer bottles

Seventh Generation, a US-based supplier of non-toxic household and personal care products, debuted continers featuring 96% post-consumer recycled (PCR) content for housing environmentally-friendly dish liquid, fabric softener, non-chlorine bleach and liquid laundry detergent. The containers are constructed of resin derived from recycled milk jugs and other plastic bottles and represents a quantum leap over theRead More

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