Archive for September, 2016

Toray Plastics (America) Launches Lumilid® White Lidding Film For Refrigerated And Frozen Dairy Foods

| September 28, 2016

New PET film is IMS-certified and offers production efficiencies, a reduction in shredding, a premium appearance, and easy-to-peel seals on polypropylene containers. North Kingstown, Rhode Island (September 28, 2016)–Toray Plastics (America), Inc., (www.toraytpa.com), the only United States manufacturer of polypropylene, polyester, metallized, and bio-based films, announces the introduction of LumiLid® XL7W film, a white, easy-to-peel […]

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STEER to Herald Era of Intelligent Compounding at K 2016 in Düsseldorf

| September 27, 2016

Smart processors that – control shear, new task-oriented special elements, recycling technology, end-to-end plant engineering solutions and patented processes and outcomes on display at Hall 12, D05-03 Bangalore, September 27, 2016: STEER, creator of advanced materials platform technologies that effectively transform and functionalise materials in the fields of plastics, pharmaceuticals, food & nutraceuticals, biomaterials and biorefining, today announced […]

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The October 2016 Digital Issue is Now Online!

The October 2016 Digital Issue is Now Online!

| September 22, 2016

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Contrex K 2016 Preview

Contrex K 2016 Preview

| September 22, 2016

“Excellence is just the beginning.” For the first time in our 35-year history Contrex is proud to announce it will be attending and hosting visitors at the upcoming K Trade Fair held in Düsseldorf, Germany from October 19th to the 26th. Located in Hall 11, Stand E65 Contrex will be showcasing its latest innovations in […]

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FIPA’s Varioflex® Bellows Vacuum Cups Deliver Long-Life Solutions for Short-Cycle, Automated Plastics Applications

FIPA’s Varioflex® Bellows Vacuum Cups Deliver Long-Life Solutions for Short-Cycle, Automated Plastics Applications

| September 22, 2016

Featuring a dimensionally stable body & soft, low-marking sealing lip, FIPA’s extremely wear-resistant Varioflex bellows vacuum cups facilitate the gentle & reliable lifting, handling, & placement of hot, delicate, curved, & even rough plastic parts CARY, N.C. (September 21, 2016) — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube […]

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Leistritz to host Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop (Nov 30-Dec 1, 2016)

Leistritz to host Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop (Nov 30-Dec 1, 2016)

| September 21, 2016

Leistritz will host its’ Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop on November 30-December 1, 2016 that combines classroom sessions with “hands-on” extrusion demonstrations.  Topics include: Co-rotating and counterrotating twin screw extrusion technology Screw design and process techniques Sequencing of multi-stage process operations Devolatilization process techniques and practices Scale-up of the twin screw extrusion process Feeder and materials […]

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FIPA Releases Grippers With Soft, Removable Pads for Time- & Cost-Conscious Injection-Molded Plastics Applications

FIPA Releases Grippers With Soft, Removable Pads for Time- & Cost-Conscious Injection-Molded Plastics Applications

| September 13, 2016

Featuring robust anodized aluminum alloy housings & jaws equipped with exceptionally soft, quickly replaceable elastomer pads, FIPA’s new 100 Series sprue grippers provide gentle gripping solutions ideal for delicate workpieces with low material thicknesses CARY, N.C. (September 13, 2016) — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, […]

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Toray Plastics (America) Introduces New, Eco-Friendly Metal-Transfer Film for Decorative Packaging and Printing Applications

| September 6, 2016

New Lumirror® MR20 is a super-bright, cost-effective metal-transfer PET film that can be returned to Toray for recycling after it has been converted. North Kingstown, Rhode Island (September 6, 2016)–Toray Plastics (America), Inc., (www.toraytpa.com), introduces an exciting new, environment-friendly, advanced metal-transfer film that creates a brilliant reflective surface for premium decorative packaging, point-of-purchase displays, and […]

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