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 of […]

Biesterfeld commits on new Hytrel® and Crastin® grades for the cosmetics industry

Biesterfeld Plastic relies on its long-term partner DuPont for innovative plastic packaging concepts for the cosmetics industry. The distributor sells food contact approved thermoplastics produced by DuPont specifically Hytrel® and Crastin® in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. It thereby offers a broad product portfolio especially for the food and cosmetics industry which […]

Jesse Garant Metrology Center invests $15M to expand part inspection services

DEARBORN, MI – Jesse Garant Metrology Center has expanded its operations to accommodate the growing demand for high volume part inspection for pre-production and production validation. With investments in new equipment and better infrastructure, their enhanced capabilities solidify their position as leaders within the nondestructive testing and metrology part inspection services industry. As part of a five year, $15 million roll-out […]

Resonant systems for ultrasonic processing of plastics improve efficiency and quality 

For milling and cutting brittle lightweight materials, new solutions such as resonant systems from Weber Ultrasonics and Hufschmied Zerspanungswerkzeuge shorten processing times, extend tool life and improve accuracy by using significantly reduced process forces. With these systems, milling work done by industrial robots remains within tolerance ranges similar to those for machine tools.    The […]