Date archive forDecember, 2010
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, December 31st, 2010
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    New N.J. law requires recycling of TVs and computers

    Old TVs, computers and computer monitors — items known collectively as electronic waste, or e-waste — must be recycled as of Saturday, New Year’s Day as required by the new state Electronic Waste Management More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 30th, 2010
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    Why You Can’t Ignore Plastics Recycling

    Use the next 30 seconds to take stock of your current surroundings (in the meantime, we’ll finish up our coffee). It’s probably a safe bet that, during your highly local adventure, you found a plastic product More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 30th, 2010
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    The Truths Behind Plastic Injection Molding Process

    Plastic injection molding involves giving shape to molten plastic into different shapes that are required for our day-to-day life. The mechanism of injection molding for plastic is quite expensive and very complicated. More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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    Synthetic lumber maker hindered by lack of recyclables

    VICTORIA — A Victoria company that uses milk jugs, laundry detergent containers and other blue-box plastics to make synthetic lumber has won the largest single contract in its 12-year history. Syntal Products More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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    Valley plants give new life to plastic bottles

    The journey begins with a plastic bottle tossed into a California recycling bin. And it ends, more often than not, in China, where that bottle is turned into a cheap trinket or toy — a long-distance, low-grade More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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    Engel to display tie-bar-less machines at Interplastica 2011 in Moscow

    At Interplastica, the plastics and rubber trade fair to be commenced from January 25 in Moscow, Russia, Austrian injection molding machine manufacturer Engel will highlight innovative technologies for higher productivity. More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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    Engel unveils fully electric injection molding machine for closure cap production

    Austria injection molding machine manufacturer Engel has unveiled the E-cap, a fully electric solution for the production of closure caps.The Engel e-cap 420 takes its high-performance genes from Engel’s More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
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    Origo Partners Adds to Investment with China-based Plastics Recycler

    The venture capital firm Origo Partners has invested an additional $1.7 million into the Chinese plastics and tire recycling firm Niutech Energy. The money will be used in connection with the start of Niutech’s More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
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    Wittmann Battenfeld to highlight system integration at Arabplast 2011

    At Arabplast 2011, the 10th Arab International Plastics & Rubber Industry Trade Show & Conference to be held from January 8-11, 2011, injection molding machine specialist Wittmann Battenfeld will present More...