plastic recycling

US scrap plastic exports rebound in Feb ’15

SPOKANE (Scrap Monster): According to latest government data, the exports of scrap plastic by the US surged higher during the month of February this year, in comparison with the previous month. The exports had witnessed significant drop during January this year, following sharp drop in exports to China, on account of Chinese New Year holidays. […]

Plastics machines

Plast 2015: Engel highlights process integration with foammelt and variothermal technologies

One of Engel’s highlights at Plast 2015 will be process integration, shown through the production of center console components in vehicles with polycarbonate-acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC-ABS). Engel will be using an Engel duo 2550/550 injection molding machine with integrated Engel viper 20 robot to combine two technologies: Engel foammelt, the MuCell foam injection molding process […]

plastic recycling

MBA Polymers gives scrap vehicles a new life

MBA Polymers is collaborating with partners in the UK, China and Austria to transform 135,000 tonnes of plastic waste into raw materials each year. Together, they give scrap vehicles, electronics and construction materials a new lease of life, diverting waste from landfill, conserving natural resources and accelerating the transition to a circular economy. The company […]

Plastics machines

Reimotec at Techtextil 2015 in Frankfurt

Lampertheim/Troisdorf, April 30, 2015 | At TECHTEXTIL 2015 in Frankfurt, Reimotec Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH will be presenting the complete spectrum of high-performance extrusion lines for the production of monofilaments, artificial grass and strapping tapes in addition to winding technologies in Hall 3.0, Stand F 25. From May 4-7, innovative solutions of the entire industry […]

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Refreshingly uncompromising: Maplan focusses on clever solutions for high usability

Reliable, high performance and highly flexible Ternitz, Austria, 30 April, 2015: MAPLAN is coming to DKT 2015 with a whole range of new product highlights. This year, the main focus of the mechanical and plant engineering and construction company from Lower Austria is innovative technologies with some very interesting process and automation solutions. “Business is […]