Date archive forNovember, 2011
    Oil rises near $97 a barrel; US gas prices fall
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, November 26th, 2011
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    Oil rises near $97 a barrel; US gas prices fall

      Oil rises near $97 a barrel; US gas prices fall Saving 7 cents on a gallon of gas sounds like small change compared with $200 off the price of a flat-screen TV. But drivers will take it this holiday season. The More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, November 26th, 2011
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    Hong Kong to expand plastic bag levy scheme

    According to Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department (EPD)’s recent announcement, the government isplanning to ban the free distribution of plastic shopping bags and extend the HK$0.5 bag levy to More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, November 26th, 2011
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    Hong Kong to expand plastic bag levy scheme

    According to Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department (EPD)’s recent announcement, the government isplanning to ban the free distribution of plastic shopping bags and extend the HK$0.5 bag levy to More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, November 25th, 2011
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    BASF and Teklas collaborate to produce fluid-conveying tubes used in engines

    Germany-based BASF is in collaboration with Turkish automobile parts supplier Teklas to produce hollow plasticsparts with water-assisted injection molding technology (WIT), the company said on November 21. As More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, November 25th, 2011
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    Nestle Waters building bottling facility in UK

    Nestlé Waters announces that it is investing more than £35 million (approximately US$54 million) in a new factory inBuxton, Derbyshire, UK. Said to be one of Europe’s most innovative and efficient bottling More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, November 25th, 2011
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    Plastic painting made more efficient by process optimization

    Painting on plastic product parts is needed to provide attractive appearance, resistance against mechanical, chemical and physical stressing or special functional characteristics such as pleasant haptics and resistance More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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    KraussMaffei receives big orders from BMW

    KraussMaffei announced on November 17 that it has received an order from BMW to supply a large number ofinjection molding, reaction process and automation machines and systems for the support of series production More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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    Lanxess holds Rubber Days in Japan and Korea

    On November 21 and 23, Lanxess AG hosted its first ever Rubber Days in Japan and South Korea respectively with theaim of promoting “Green Tires” in the regions. According to the company, more than More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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    Wittmann Battenfeld puts machinery where its mouth is to help train tomorrow’s plastics workers

    Training and educational sites in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Michigan, and California have all taken delivery of machinery, equipment and training resources supplied by Wittmann Battenfeld in 2011, as part of that More...