Date archive forSeptember, 2011
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    Renewable Remarks: DOE’s plan to improve vehicle efficiency is good news for plastics processors

    The United States Department of Energy released its first Quadrennial Technology Review Report in which Energy Secretary Steven Chu presented the priorities, goals, and rationale for the upcoming $3 billion 2011 More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    Ireland recycling less than 1/3 of plastic waste generated

    Ireland is recycling less than a third of the plastic waste it generates, Edie (Environmental Data Interactive Exchange), an Europeanenvironmental website, reports with reference to the “Irish Recycled More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    Martinson-Nicholls introduces new thermoplastic Heated Mats

    Martinson-Nicholls, a floor matting company based in the US, has introduced the new residential Heated Snow Melting Mats, whichprevents snow and ice accumulation on walkways around the house. Made of customized More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    Injection molding: BASF, Arburg team up for energy-efficient molding demonstration

    The plastics supplier and the manufacturer of injection molding machinery announced they will install and run an injection molding cell during next month’s Fakuma trade show to illustrate for plastics processors More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    Poly Recovery owner finds new uses for clients’ waste

    John Pelech is in the business of making something out of someone else’s nothing. Pelech is the owner of Poly Recovery, a plastic processing and recycling company that set up shop at Pease International Tradeport More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    Plastic trash in the Ocean (2)

    Manila, Philippines – Of more than ten million pieces of garbage picked up on ocean beaches in 2009 during International Coastal Cleanup Day, 1,126,774 were plastic bags, which was second only to cigarette butts/filters More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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    A New Solution to Optimize Continuous Chemistry

    The desire to develop new and improved chemical processes that optimize resource usage has resulted in intensive work towards the development of continuous flow reactors. Fast optimization of these systems can More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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    Oil near $81 ahead of Europe debt fund vote

    BANGKOK – Oil prices hovered above $81 a barrel Thursday in Asia as traders looked to Germany to approve a measure to strengthen a fund intended to help Europe overcome its debt crisis. Benchmark oil was up 16 More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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    Crude oil supplies rise by 1.9 million barrels

    The nation’s crude oil and gasoline supplies rose last week, the government said Wednesday. Crude supplies increased by 1.9 million barrels, or 0.8 percent, to 341 million barrels, which is 4.7 percent below More...