Thai company adds technology for thin-wall packaging

Published: March 12, 2014 8:53 am ET
Updated: March 12, 2014 8:55 am ET

Related to this story

Topics Product News

StackTeck has announced the first commercial application of its proprietary TRIM (Thin Recess Injection Molding) technology — made for SriThai Superware Public Co. Ltd. of Bangkok, Thailand.

StackTeck, of Brampton, Ontario, announced the news at the IMLCON 2014 in-mold decorating conference held in Phoenix in February. Jordan Robertson, general manager of business development and and marketing, said SriThai is using the technology to reduce the weight of already thin-walled package: a 64-ounce round pail.

"By pushing the TRIM part design to the limit, covering approximately 90 percent of the part with ultra-thin panels, a weight savings of 41 percent was achieved," he said.

The application used TRIM to adapt an existing production mold, by replacing core components only.

StackTeck first announced TRIM at the 2009 NPE show.

Tel. 416-749-0880, email stacktech@stackteck.com.


Comments

Thai company adds technology for thin-wall packaging

Published: March 12, 2014 8:53 am ET
Updated: March 12, 2014 8:55 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Plastics Machinery Group now offering injection presses

September 26, 2014 10:46 am ET

Solon, Ohio-based Plastics Machinery Group is expanding its machinery offerings by adding injection molding machines to its inventory and adding a...    More

Developments in capstocks for appearance, mechanical properties

September 26, 2014 10:40 am ET

Thermoforming Conference attendees learned the latest about capstocks, to improve cosmetics and mechanical properties of sheet.    More

Image

Swiss thermoforming machinery firm WM Wrapping setting up US office

September 25, 2014 2:21 pm ET

Thermoforming industry veteran Kent Johansson has a new gig: Running a U.S. facility for Swiss sheet line and thermoforming machinery maker WM...    More

Thermoformers may benefit from centralized pumps

September 25, 2014 2:02 pm ET

The thermoforming industry has grown up using individual vacuum pumps on each machine for vacuum forming, but companies should consider centralized...    More

Recycled PP gets food contact approval

September 24, 2014 10:36 am ET

KW Plastics reports one of its recycled polypropylene grades has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for food contact at levels of ...    More

Market Reports

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 million dollar plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends and micro trends faced by companies that do business in Mexico. The report also provides key industry statistics and forecasts to anticipate future industry expansion.

Learn more

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Woodís economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Injection Molders Market Report & Ranking 2014

This special package contains our 132-page 2014 Market Report on the Injection Molding segment and our exclusive 2014 RANKINGS database of 500+ Injection Molders for a discounted package price.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events