Reshoring Initiative and Precision Metalforming Association launch first National Reshoring Award

The Reshoring Initiative (Kildeer, IL) and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA; Independence, OH) invite companies that have successfully reshored parts or tooling made primarily by metal forming, fabricating or machining to apply for the first National Reshoring Award. There will be one award for buyers and one for suppliers. To be eligible for the award, […]

Surface Generation delivers largest ever PtFS system to Quatro Composites

Surface Generation (Rutland, UK), a provider of advanced carbon-fiber processing technologies, announced that it has completed delivery of its largest ever PtFS system to advanced composites manufacturer Quatro Composites of Poway, CA. The modular PtFS system, which can be reconfigured for use across multiple projects, is being applied to thermoplastic structures, part of a high-volume […]

Clariant Masterbatches continues high-temp resin processing unit global expansion

Specialty chemicals firm Clariant has revealed that its five-year CHF10m (£8.3m) upgrade plan is proceeding on schedule, with refurbishment now completed at its plant in Ahrensburg, Germany. Clariant’s global head of segment consumer goods and engineering and high temperature polymers Jeff Saeger, who is heading the expansion program has reported that two extrusion lines at […]