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 is […]

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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 since […]

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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 value […]

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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 24th […]