Monthly Archives: February 2011

Closed Loop Expanding Operations

Closed Loop Recycling, which says it is the first company in the world to recycle both PET and HDPE plastic bottles into food-grade material for new food and drink packaging, has announced plans to expand the company’s Dagenham, U.K., plant to 60,000 metric tons per year. In a release, the company says that when theRead More

Boston Matthews develops medium speed squeeze tube extrusion lines

UK extruder manufacturer Boston Matthews, which will be exhibiting at CHINAPLAS 2011, recently announced the successful launch of the new range of Medium Speed “Squeeze Tube” Extrusion Lines. The Medium Speed Lines, developed by Boston Matthews through a close association with a large number of squeeze tube manufacturers from around the world since the introductionRead More

ACC Reports Jump in Recycling of Non-Bottle Rigid Plastics

The American Chemistry Council has released a report highlighting the sharp increase in the collection and recycling of post-consumer non-bottle rigid plastics in the United States. The report, prepared by Moore Recycling Associates Inc., found that in 2009, nearly 480 million pounds of post-consumer rigid plastics were collected for recycling nationwide, an increase of nearlyRead More

Nike Golf introduces 20XI golf ball with new core technology

After seeing the logo on Nike Golf staff players’ hats for the early part of 2011, the company introduced its new 20XI golf ball on Tuesday. The primary technology behind the ball is not in its layering – a recent trend in ball development – but rather in the core of the ball, with aRead More

Quadpack launches new innovative double tube

Quadpack, an European packaging group, has recently unveiled its latest innovation in packaging design. Its new Quadpack double tube for complementary products is said to offer excellent price / performance while taking the pain out of a traditionally difficult filling process. The new design features two tubes sealed by a single, shared cap at theRead More

Marglen’s recycling plant to run on solar energy

Marglen Industries has commissioned a 95.2 kilowatt solar energy photovoltaic (PV) energy system on their rooftop of plastic bottle recycling plant in Rome, Ga.  The system was installed by Alpharetta, Georgia-based United Renewable Energy, LLC, and is the largest in the Southeast to use Solyndra’s unique cylindrical thin-film solar energy system. The system was installedRead More

Marglen's recycling plant to run on solar energy

Marglen Industries has commissioned a 95.2 kilowatt solar energy photovoltaic (PV) energy system on their rooftop of plastic bottle recycling plant in Rome, Ga.  The system was installed by Alpharetta, Georgia-based United Renewable Energy, LLC, and is the largest in the Southeast to use Solyndra’s unique cylindrical thin-film solar energy system. The system was installedRead More

ARCA To Recycle GE Refrigerators for EPA Program

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCI) signed an agreement to recycle GE (NYSE: GE) refrigerators in support of the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program. GE Appliances & Lighting is the first appliance manufacturer to join the voluntary EPA program, which focuses on refrigeration appliance recycling best practices, including the recovery of foamRead More

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