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Nissei ASB shows small, one-step injection stretch blow molding machine


November 19, 2014 8:49 am ET

Blow molding press builder Nissei ASB Machine Co. Ltd. showed its ASB-12M and ASB-70DPH machines at the IPF in Chiba, Japan, Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

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Silica can replace plastic microbeads


November 19, 2014 6:00 am ET

As cosmetics and soap makers face pressure to remove plastic microbeads from their products, Evonik Industries touts its new silica-based microbeads as replacements.

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Inspection system eyes carbon fiber automotive production


November 19, 2014 9:00 am ET

Pixargus GmbH, the company that created GoalControl, a 14-camera inspection system used to detect if a ball crossed the goal line at the World Cup this year, is showing a similar system to inspect carbon fiber fabrics used to make car body panels.

Charles Ross & Son introduces new mixer


November 19, 2014 9:26 am ET

Charles Ross & Son Co. has introduced the HSM-703XC, an improved model of its 10HP X-Series ultra-high shear mixer, an inline rotor/stator mixer that generates very fine emulsions with exceptionally narrow particle size distribution.

Lauda enters US, Italian markets


November 19, 2014 9:22 am ET

The German temperature control equipment maker Lauda Beteillgungs GmbH is expanding in Italy and the United States.

Hennecke focuses on energy saving, CO2 reduction in PU foaming


November 19, 2014 9:20 am ET

At the Fakuma show in Germany, Hennecke GmbH focused on its new energy saving technology, called Blue Intelligence, which also reduces carbon dioxide emissions for polyurethane foaming machines.

Continental Structural Plastics' newest SMC to go on new vehicle


November 19, 2014 9:15 am ET

Continental Structural Plastics Inc. of Auburn Hills, Mich., introduced the Tough Class A (TCA) Ultra Lite, a sheet molding compounding formulation with a lower specific gravity of 1.2 that does not sacrifice mechanical properties, surface quality and adhesion requirements.

Epicor ERP allows remote access to inventory, accounting, sales


November 19, 2014 8:53 am ET

Custom injection molder Jones Plastic & Engineering LLC has picked Ericom AccessNow to provide its 1,700 employees with remote access to Jones' Epicor enterprise reporting system.

KraussMaffei Berstorff expands in profile market


November 19, 2014 8:47 am ET

Extruder manufacturer KraussMaffei Berstorff is expanding its market position in the profile sector.

Battenfeld-Cincinnati fiberEX93 for wood-plastic composite floorboards


November 19, 2014 8:42 am ET

Battenfeld-Cincinnati, the extrusion systems maker, ran a lab machine producing wood-plastic composite floorboard at an open house during the Wood Plastic Composites Conference in Vienna, Nov. 3-5.

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