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CUSTOM-ENHANCED SCREEN CHANGER EXTENDS FILTER LIFE AND IMPROVES PRODUCT QUALITY FOR PET COMPANY KÖKSAN

CUSTOM-ENHANCED SCREEN CHANGER EXTENDS FILTER LIFE AND IMPROVES PRODUCT QUALITY FOR PET COMPANY KÖKSAN

Nordson Retrofitted Its BKG® POLY™ Screen Changer with Filter Candles, Providing 4 to 8 Times Longer Filter Life, Fewer Black Specks and Gels, and Less Shear Stress SEHİTKAMİL, GAZİANTEP, TURKEY, September 5, 2017: A specially retrofitted screen changer for use on a PET polymerization line has enabled KÖKSAN PET Packaging Industry Company to prolong theRead More

Has the sale of bin liners increased since the plastic bag ban was introduced?

When the ACT Government banned single-use plastic bags in 2011, some Canberrans found themselves without a steady supply of free bin bags. This week’s questioner, Colin Mckay, was one of them. When Colin heard that Coles and Woolworths were going to phase out plastic bags across the country, it made him think about one aspect ofRead More

Körber Group Acquires MTC S.R.L.

The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, completed the acquisition of MTC S.R.L, based in Lucca, Italy with effect from June 14, 2017 following approval from the German antitrust authorities.   MTC develops, manufactures and sells interfolder / multifolder lines (tissue converting machines) for tissue paper products (facials, folded towels) – for whichRead More

Aleph Objects and IC3D introduce “world’s first” certified open source 3D printing filament

Aleph Objects Inc. (Loveland, CO), maker of LulzBot 3D printers, and IC3D Industries (Columbus, OH), a producer of premium 3D-printing materials, jointly announced the availability of what they claim is the world’s first-ever certified open source hardware 3D-printing filament. The desktop 3D-printing industry exists thanks to open source hardware projects such as Arduino and RepRap,Read More

Tedder Industries expands capabilities with Wittmann Battenfeld machines

Tedder Industries (Coeur d’Alene, Idaho) was founded in 2010 by Thomas Tedder to manufacture firearm accessories, such as gun belts and concealed-carry gun holsters. The company operates from a 70,000-square-foot vacated outlet mall and sells its three primary lines of firearm accessories online. From their online-only sales and disaggregated, lean management structure to their productRead More

Primex Design & Fabrication automates sleeve production

Primex DesignPrimex Design & Fabrication (formerly Woodruff Corp.; Richmond, IN), a manufacturer of reusable, returnable and fully recyclable plastic totes, shipping containers, point-of-purchase displays and retail packaging, has automated its production process for the manufacture of its Bubble-X Sleeve Pak durable sleeves for shipping. Part of the Primex Plastics family of companies, Primex Design &Read More

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