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PS foam sheet line features tandem extruders


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. if Mississauga, Ontario, has introduced a high-output polystyrene foam sheet extrusion line that has an output up to 1,543 pounds an hour.

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Quick-Start manifolds designed to complement Rheo-Pro hot runners.


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

MHS Mold Hotrunner Solutions of Georgetown, Ontario, has introduced the pre-engineered Quick-Start line of hot runner manifolds, designed to complement the company's Rheo-Pro hot runners.

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Sipa introduces injection- compression- stretch-blow molding


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Sipa SpA unveiled its latest move to the PET bottle factory of the future, at the BrauBeviale show in Nuremberg, Germany, in November.

Tester designed to find mold water leaks in the toolroom


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Die-Sep’s mold water leak tester, Model MWLT 212, is designed to test an entire mold for leaks using its water manifold flow line or the mold’s circuits using individual circuit valves.

Customers see RDK series at Illig open house


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Thermoforming machinery manufacturer Illig Maschinenbau GmbH Co. KG welcomed more than 250 attendees to an open house Oct. 29-30 at its headquarters in Heilbronn, Germany.

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Conair using Microsoft SQL in gravimetric blenders


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Conair Group is using Microsoft SQL Server, the relational database management system used in general business applications, for its gravimetric blenders, including TrueBlend and TrueWeigh equipment.

Bandera and Extru-tech team up on blown film lines


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Luigi Bandera, the Italian maker of extrusion machinery, is partnering with Extru-tech Solutions Inc. in Toronto to promote its blown film lines in North America.

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Shipping slowdowns add to season's stress


December 16, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Toy companies know what they want for Christmas: an end to crippling shipping delays at West Coast ports.

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Ecolean expanding flexible packaging production in China


December 16, 2014 3:07 pm ET

Flexible packaging maker Ecolean AB is opening a new factory and warehouse in China to increase production.

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Plastics News by the year: 2004


December 16, 2014 6:00 am ET

As Plastics News marks its 25th year of publication, we take a year-by-year look back at some of the events, people and curious coincidences that have shown up its its pages. This year: 2004.

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