Date archive forMarch, 2016
    Plastics Industry News
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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    SPE ANTEC® 2016 Plenary Sessions Will Focus On the Future of Additive Manufacturing and Automotive Composites

    Also Featured Will Be a Panel of Plastics Editors Examining the State of the Industry Today and Possibilities for Years to Come BETHEL, CT, U.S.A., March 14, 2016: Speakers at the plenary sessions of the Society More...

    Plastics Industry News
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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    KraussMaffei Berstorff collaborates with Austrian institute on polyolefin pipe extrusion research

    KraussMaffei Berstorff recently signed a cooperation agreement with the Institute for Polymer Extrusion and Compounding (IPEC) of The Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, concerning the plasticizing unit More...

    plastic products
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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    Rally against plastic ban

    Hundreds of traders, wholesalers, and manufacturers of plastic products came out in protest against the recent plastic ban in Bengaluru. The protesters – under the banner of Karnataka State Plastics Association More...

    plastic processing
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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    Govt imposes anti-dumping duty on plastic-processing imports

    The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said the safeguard duty covers imports from the countries in question and has been imposed after the domestic industry took a beating from such dumping. In a move designed More...

    packaging industry in india
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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    Panel of designers discuss responsible package design

    At the Print Business Outlook Conference held on 15 March in Mumbai a panel discussed packaging design and branding. “The Smithers PIRA estimates the growth of packaging in India, through 2018, to be on the order More...

    Plastic Recycling
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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    This company recycles cigarette butts and turns them into plastic

    “We haven’t found anything that we can’t recycle.” Cigarette butts are everywhere – clogging up our streets, littering our beaches – and for decades they’ve been thought of as ‘unrecyclable’, More...

    Injection Moulding Machine
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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    HEATING/COOLING: New Energy-Saving Way To Prevent Mold Condensation

    Injection molders, blow molders, and thermoformers have a new way to maximize productivity while preventing quality problems due to “mold sweat.” Blue Air Systems of Austria (represented here by Comet Plastics More...

    Plastics Industry News
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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    Thai firms investing hugely in VN plastics

    HCM CITY – Thai investors are increasingly investing in Vietnam’s plastic industry, with many of them keen to fully acquire the government’s stakes in state-owned companies. SCG Group alone has More...

    packaging industry in india
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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    PETisSafe: M K Bhan committee tells National Green Tribunal

    An expert committee headed by former biotech secretary M K Bhan on Monday said plastic bottles made of PET (poly ethylene terephthalate) material are safe for packaging medicines. The pharmaceutical and soft drinks More...