Archive for January, 2017

The February 2017 Digital Issue is Now Online!

The February 2017 Digital Issue is Now Online!

| January 30, 2017

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STEER strengthens Design & Engineering capabilities to drive innovations & new technology development for Plastics Industry

| January 24, 2017

30+ design professionals to accelerate development to commercialisation ___________________________________________________________________ BENGALURU, January 17, 2017: STEER, creator of advanced platform technologies that effectively transform and functionalise materials in the fields of plastics, pharmaceuticals, food & nutraceuticals, biomaterials and biorefining, today announced expansion of its Design & Engineering capabilities to drive innovations and technology for Plastics compounding. With […]

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Plastixs LLC becomes sole distributor of Airtect products in the United States

| January 24, 2017

Plastixs LLC is very pleased and excited to announce that we have become the first and only company in the United States to distribute and support the Airtect Plastic Leak Alarm System. The Airtect Plastic Leak Alarm System is a unique device which gives protection against plastic leak damage either within a hot runner mold […]

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Hydraulic Screen Changer (HSC)

Hydraulic Screen Changer (HSC)

| January 16, 2017

The PSI Hydraulic Screen Changer allows for filtration of most polymers with minimum disruption during a screen change. PSI Hydraulic Screen Changers feature a patented pressure activated seal that not only seals to 10,000 psi, it eliminates degradation and gels caused in other slide plate type screen changers. PSI Hydraulic Screen Changers are designed to […]

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Baerlocher USA to Expand Metal Soap Production Capacity by 50% to Meet Fast-Growing Industry Demand, Drive Innovation

Baerlocher USA to Expand Metal Soap Production Capacity by 50% to Meet Fast-Growing Industry Demand, Drive Innovation

| January 12, 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio – January 10, 2017 – Baerlocher USA, part of Baerlocher Group, a leading global supplier of plastics additives, today announced it will add a third reactor for the production of calcium, zinc, sodium and other metal soaps at its facility, located here. This major capital investment will increase capacity by 50 percent and […]

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KION North America Announces Agreement with Volvo Car US Operations Inc.

KION North America Announces Agreement with Volvo Car US Operations Inc.

| January 12, 2017

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — KION North America, member of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial trucks, today announced an agreement with Volvo Car US Operations Inc. The company will now provide material handling equipment for the automotive manufacturer’s first American factory located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. With this agreement, Volvo Car US Operations […]

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The Latest Cure For Large Format Substrates From A.W.T.

The Latest Cure For Large Format Substrates From A.W.T.

| January 12, 2017

Accu-CureTM Ultraviolet Curing Systems now available with 100” curing width Chicago, July 2016—Expanding its popular Accu-CureTM series of ultra violet curing units, A.W.T. World Trade, Inc. is pleased to announce the Accu-Cure ACS 100 and ACDS 100, each with a full 100” curing width. Engineered for high-speed curing of vinyl, polyesters, paper, and other substrates, […]

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Shred-Tech- exclusive distributor for HAAS TYRON Shredders in North America brings HAAS Shredder to Canada

Shred-Tech- exclusive distributor for HAAS TYRON Shredders in North America brings HAAS Shredder to Canada

| January 9, 2017

Shred-Tech, headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, has announced that is has been named the exclusive North American distributor of Haas Tyron shredders. The company hosted an open house on Sept. 27, 2016, to launch  and  demonstrate the shredder’s capabilities on Sept. 29 2016 for the City of Guelph Ontario. At the city’s transfer station, the company […]

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Bunting® Magnetics Co. Expands Global Operations With Acquisition Of UK-based Master Magnets Ltd

Bunting® Magnetics Co. Expands Global Operations With Acquisition Of UK-based Master Magnets Ltd

| January 5, 2017

NEWTON, KS, USA – Bunting® Magnetics Co., the leader in magnet and magnetic equipment design, manufacturing and distribution, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Master Magnets Ltd, a UK-based manufacturer of magnetic separation equipment. Based in Redditch, United Kingdom, Master Magnets Ltd provides a complete line of magnetic separation, recycling and […]

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Turbulent Flow Calculator Improvements

Turbulent Flow Calculator Improvements

| January 3, 2017

Burger & Brown Engineering is pleased to announce enhancements to the on-line Turbulent flow Calculator. http://www.smartflow-usa.com/turbulent-flow-rate-calculator/ This Calculator was created as a reference for Plastics Injection Molders to help determine a target cooling channel flow rate as a starting point for more efficient mold cooling. New features of the calculator include the availability of elevated […]

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