Date archive forJuly, 2014
    Wisconsin plastics industry has roots in modest, multitalented UW-Madison professor
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    Wisconsin plastics industry has roots in modest, multitalented UW-Madison professor

    “The Graduate” is a running joke in the plastics industry . In that 1967 Dustin Hoffman movie, a character famously — and accurately — summarized the future in one word: “Plastics .” The movie may More...

    Second half secures German results
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    Second half secures German results

    The German market for plastics  packaging and films achieved encouraging results in 2013, reports the German IK Association of Plastic Packaging (IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen). Whilst production More...

    PPCA new website with conference database to benefit plastic pipe industry
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    PPCA new website with conference database to benefit plastic pipe industry

    July 25, 2014 — The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has released a new website (click here) that will provide important technical and commercial information for the plastic pipe industry worldwide. More...

    LyondellBasell Earnings Top Estimates on Plastics Margins
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    LyondellBasell Earnings Top Estimates on Plastics Margins

    LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB:US), the world’s biggest maker of polypropylene plastic , posted sales and record earnings for the second quarter that topped analysts’ estimates as margins widened on higher More...

    Range of Motion Control Products Offered
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    Range of Motion Control Products Offered

    HPB Motion Control will exhibit its range of motion control products , featuring its hybrid servo control system for plastic injection molding machines . Range of Motion Control Products Offered HPB Motion Control More...

    Newtown Plastics smells success with VSD retrofit
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    Newtown Plastics smells success with VSD retrofit

    Mid Wales based Newtown Plastics  is reporting saving nearly £2,000 a year in energy costs on one of its injection moulding machines since retrofitting an ABB variable-speed drive (VSD). – See more at:  The More...

    Research and Markets: Global Injection Molding Machine Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are ARBURG, ENGEL, Haitian, Nissei Plastic Industrial
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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    Research and Markets: Global Injection Molding Machine Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are ARBURG, ENGEL, Haitian, Nissei Plastic Industrial

    Injection molding machines  are used in the production of various plastic products. Material is injected into the mold by an injection molding process. Injection molding of thermosetting plastics  and thermoplastics More...

    Wrights-Plastics-Achieve-Significant-Milestones-on-their-“Environmental-Journey”
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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    Wrights Plastics Achieve Significant Milestones on their “Environmental Journey”

    When it comes to recycling, plastic does not have a very green image in the UK but one Midland’s manufacturer is determined to change public perceptions and lead the way when it comes to reducing waste and increasing More...

    Amcor Rigid Plastics Announces Membership In Industry-Supported Recycling Initiative
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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    Amcor Rigid Plastics Announces Membership In Industry-Supported Recycling Initiative

    MANCHESTER , Mich.–(Business Wire)–Amcor Rigid Plastics , a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging, has announced its membership in The Recycling  Partnership, a collaborative,  industry -funded More...