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New Recycling Method for Fresh Fish Boxes

New Recycling Method for Fresh Fish Boxes

EPS FISH has been developed by ACTECO and AIMPLAS, with really good results, since the recycled material obtained has been validated by means of manufacturing XPS and EPS insulating panels with adequate physical-mechanical properties. Valencia (10-03-2016).- The project EPS-FISH to recycle expanded polystyrene wastes from fresh fish packages finished in late December 2015 with goodRead More

Recyclers of metals, plastics battered by global commodity plunge

Recyclers are fighting to stay alive as tanking commodity prices bring down the value of recycled industrial and post-consumer materials. During the past year, the Recycling Depot has slashed its workforce to 15 employees from 35 as it struggles with plunging prices and a lack of demand for scrap metal. Joe Salvatore, who manages RecyclingRead More

Cheyenne firm now recycling glass and plastic

CHEYENNE – If you drink bottled Coors beer and recycle, there’s a chance you’ll soon be drinking from a bottle made with your recycled glass. That’s because starting immediately, WYCO Recycling and Shredding Services has started accepting glass at its facility at 2600 Missile Drive. The company bought the facility from Magic City Enterprises lastRead More

KraussMaffei gears towards Industry 4.0 with intelligent Weekly Timer

KraussMaffei is introducing the Weekly Timer, a new function integrated into its MC6 control system that makes it possible to set the production start during injection molding precisely. “The MC6 ‘learns’ the boundary conditions of the machine thanks to an intelligent sequence. This tells the control system how long the preheating phase will take, whichRead More

Chinaplas 2016: Arburg to Exhibit Complete Plastic Parts Production Range

Arburg will be presenting the complete range of plastic parts production – from one-off parts through to high-volume production – at the Chinaplas 2016, to be held from 25 to 28 April 2016 in Shanghai. At Stand E1G01 in Hall E1, a Freeformer will demonstrate the efficient additive manufacture of design samples and prototypes basedRead More

Contaminated recycling: Noncompliance in Lawrence system creating trash

A half-dozen sorters — human, not robotic — plucked garbage Wednesday from among the recyclables moving along a conveyor belt inside the Hamm Material Recovery Facility, where Lawrence’s recycling goes to be separated, smashed and shipped. The trash — a mix of Styrofoam, small pill containers, plastic bags and other materials the facility can’t recycleRead More

McDonald’s has a craving for recycling

United Kingdom: Paper cup manufacturer James Cropper is collaborating with the McDonald’s fast food chain in the UK to trial a programme in the hope of inspiring ‘pioneer moves in sustainability and recycling ’. The scheme involves 150 of McDonald’s 1250 locations countrywide. The partnership will see McDonald’s previously non-recyclable, plastic-coated paper cups recycled at JamesRead More

Engel hails lightweight design, functionalized surfaces and precise optics for auto industry

At VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016 conference, Engel Austria will put its focus on lightweight design, functionalized surfaces and precise optics. “These three topics are the most important drivers of innovation and growth in the automotive industry,” pointed out Michael Fischer, Sales Manager Technologies at Engel. The company will highlight its clearmelt process, ofRead More

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