Monthly Archives: June 2015

US scrap plastic exports on the rise during April

US scrap plastic exports on the rise during April

The US scrap plastics export continued to rise during the month of April this year. The exports recorded incremental growth of 7.9% during the month, after rising significantly by went higher by % during the month before. SPOKANE (Scrap Monster): According to latest government data, the exports of scrap plastic by the US increased continuedRead More

Sesotec metal separators ensure reliable production for injection molding machines

The AptarGroup, a packaging delivery solutions provider based in the US, utilizes Sesotec (formerly known as S+S Separation and Sorting Technology GmbH) metal separators to improve its product quality and reduce down-times of injection molding machines. Before the use of metal separators, magnet grids were inserted in the material feeders of Aptar production lines thatRead More

Arburg’s Freeformer wins Plast Platinum Award 2015

Arburg was awarded the Plast Platinum Award medal in the plastics processing machines and systems category at Plastpol 2015, which took place in Kielce, Poland from May 26-29. Dr Slamowir Sniady, Managing Director of Arburg Polska Sp. z o o. accepted the award for the Freeformer, being recognized as the most innovative system for industrialRead More

July PP sell ideas, prices emerging lower in Europe

After tracking an upward trend since March of this year, the European PP market witnessed some decreases during June, according to ChemOrbis. For July, further softening is on the way as initial prices and sell ideas for PP are emerging mainly lower in line with the propylene contracts, which settled down €20/ton from June towardsRead More

Illig debuts IC-RDM 76K automatic pressure forming machine at Open House

At its Open House event from April 21-22 in Heilbronn, Germany, Illig debuted its large automatic pressure forming machine of the RDM-K series to more than 200 guests under the motto “World of Cups 2015”. Cups with sealed rims were produced on the new, large IC-RDM 76K out of polypropylene (PP) using a 60-up mold,Read More

Alessandro Grassi elected as new Assocomaplast President

Alessandro Grassi, Managing Director of Frigosystem Srl, is elected as new President of Assocomaplast, the Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery and Molds Manufacturers’ Association that belongs to CONFINDUSTRIA. Mr Grassi was elected in the annual members assembly of Assocomaplast held on June 19. Andrea Franceschetti, International Sales Director for Gefran spa, was named asRead More

Bayonne officials remind residents not to use plastic bags for recycling

City officials have reminded Bayonne residents not to use plastic bags for holding curbside recycling. BAYVILLE (Scrap Monster): City officials are reminding Bayonne residents and businesses not to set out their recycling in plastic bags. Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis said in a statement that the plastic bags get stuck in the recycling equipment and “slowRead More