Monthly Archives: September 2016

WINDSOR Brings An Innovative FCS Injection Moulding Machine To Europe

WINDSOR Brings An Innovative FCS Injection Moulding Machine To Europe

After successful introduction of all-electric injection moulding machines from JSW (Japan Steel Works Ltd) in Germany in 2007 and continuous market penetration in the past nine years, WINDSOR Kunststofftechnologie GmbH in Hanau now makes a further step. As a renowned system supplier, it is now presenting for the first time at K 2016 the well-knownRead More

Pinnacle To Launch New Hood Rubber Shoe

WATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. For nearly four decades, Hood Rubber diversified into various products before shutting its doors in 1968. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launchingRead More

Swiss Firm Maag Aims To Tap Indian Plastics Industry With New Unit

The new service centre houses a rotor sharpening workshop for strand pelletisers, which are used to produce plastic resin pellets With an aim to tap the fast-growing plastics processing market in India, Maag, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletising systems, filtration systems and pulverisers, has opened its first sales and service centre in theRead More

Tyson Recalls 130,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Due to Hard Plastic

A recall of more than 130,000 pounds of Tyson chicken nuggets begs a question: Why wasn’t this problem caught before it was sold to consumers? The story so far: Tyson Foods sells a variety of frozen chicken products, many of which come in America’s beloved nugget form. On July 18, Tyson produced both five- andRead More

Lawmakers and environmentalists battle plastic bag industry over ban

SANTA CRUZ :The average American uses 555 single-use plastic bags over the course of a single year, according to Dan Jacobson, legislative director for Environment California. To illustrate the enormity of this waste and garner support for Prop. 67, the state’s plastic bag ban, Jacobson asked an aide to don 555 bags and stand withRead More

Novel onBOX online control process for nano-composites manufacturing

NanoOnSpect project, funded by the European Union within the 7th Framework Program in which AIMPLAS participates, has developed an online control process in nano-composites manufacturing that can reduce costs and quality rejects. The equipment, named as onBOX, allows acting in real time on the process and optimizing the material properties without the necessity of conventionalRead More

Italian Machinery Exports Slow Down Ahead Of K 2016

Imports of machinery to Italy in the first half of 2016 indicated a strengthening in the Italian plastics market, according to an analysis of data by trade group Assocomaplast. Official foreign trade data showed imports were nearly €390m (£339m) in the first half year, said Assocomaplast, which covers plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment andRead More

BPF Sets Up Europe Task Force

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has looked to address the impending Brexit negotiations for the UK government by setting up a task force to outline the key issues of the plastics industry. Plastribution managing director Mike Boswell has been appointed chairman of the Europe task force, which in all contains eight directors from BPF memberRead More