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North Charleston may suspend recycling in Dorchester County part of city, councilman says

North Charleston may suspend recycling in Dorchester County part of city, councilman says

Residential recycling in the Dorchester County part of North Charleston has been for naught because for several months city employees have been mixing the recyclables with household trash for disposal at a landfill, officials said. City Councilman Ron Brinson said he recently learned about the situation, which affects about 27,000 residents. He said there isRead More

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SPI Restructures Its Marketing And Business Development Group, Promotes Three To New Roles

Brad Williams Now in Charge of Branding and Marketing of All SPI Properties WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A., May 14, 2015: SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association has restructured its marketing group to centralize the branding and messaging of all of its products, member services, and event offerings, and has added business development roles to further advanceRead More

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Lightweight TYCAN® Chains Made With Dyneema® Find Wide Acclaim in A Growing Number of Industries

The Netherlands, 12 May 2015 – In collaboration with DSM Dyneema, Norway-based Load Solutions AS, a global provider of lashing and loading systems for the transport industry, will officially launch their innovative lightweight synthetic TYCAN® chain at the upcoming international trade show BreakBulk Europe 2015, May 18-21 in Antwerp, Belgium. Available on the market sinceRead More

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Largest injection molding machine in Switzerland in operation

GF Piping Systems, a division of GF specializes in developing and manufacturing plastics and metal piping systems, has installed the largest injection molding machine in Switzerland in terms of clamping force and show weight. The MXH 3200 – 101.000/101.000 injection machine supplied by KraussMaffei, has begun production in late 2014, manufacturing large-volume pipe fittings withRead More

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Reifenhäuser further expands manufacturing know-how and innovative capacity by acquiring the German spinneret manufacturer Enka Tecnica

Troisdorf, April 16, 2015 | Effective April 16, 2015, the Reifenhäuser Group will acquire the German spinneret manufacturer and longstanding supplier Enka Tecnica. Uwe Gaedike will continue as CEO of the company, which will operate as an independent business unit within the Reifenhäuser Group. With this acquisition, Reifenhäuser is expanding the know-how across the valueRead More

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Tetra Pak offering world’s first fully renewable package worldwide

Tetra Pak is now offering the world’s first fully renewable package, Tetra Rex Bio-based, globally following its successful introduction with Finnish dairy Valio. Tetra Rex Bio-based is now available in a range of sizes, from 250ml to 2,000ml, for all chilled milk specifications. The package is manufactured solely from a combination of plastics derived fromRead More

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Mayor reminds residents of plastic yard waste bag ban

MAYSVILLE (Scrap Monster): When you’re at the grocery store, you usually have a choice between paper or plastic. But, when it comes to the Metro government, there’s only one option. Mayor Greg Fischer reminded residents Friday that plastic bags are banned for collecting yard waste. The law took effect in January after a vote lastRead More

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SPE Thermoforming Division Announces Call for Entries in Third Annual Student Parts Competition

BETHEL, CT, U.S.A., April 13, 2015: The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has announced a call for entries in its third annual Student Parts Competition, encouraging students to specify and collaborate on a potential thermoformed application. The submission deadline is June 30, 2015. The Competition will be held in conjunction with the 24thRead More