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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.


Plastiblow, Italian blow molding machinery maker, entering U.S. market

December 5, 2014 1:01 pm ET

Italian blow molding machinery maker Plastiblow srl is launching North American sales.

Husky wins award as preferred supplier

December 3, 2014 10:45 am ET

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. followed up its activities at two trade shows in Nuremberg, Germany, Nov. 10-11 — PETnology and BrauBeviale — with an award from PETplanet magazine.

200 attend Wittmann Battenfeld career event

December 3, 2014 10:48 am ET

More than 200 people came to Wittmann Battenfeld Inc.'s Open House and Future Careers Event in Torrington, Conn., on Nov. 8 — when the company targeted young people, educating them on jobs available in manufacturing.


Additives repel gnawing vermin

December 3, 2014 10:10 am ET

An Indian company says its additives deter rodents and termites from attacking thermoplastic products such as pipes and insulation.

Elastocon TPE features clarity

December 3, 2014 10:07 am ET

Elastocon TPE Technologies Inc. has developed exceptionally clear thermoplastic elastomers that also bring toughness to end-products.

Routsis launches smart phone app

December 3, 2014 10:01 am ET

Routsis Training of Dracut, Mass., has released a free new app for both Apple and Android devices — an injection reference guide with essential processing information and reference materials.

Tria introduces machines to recover extrusion scrap

December 3, 2014 9:59 am ET

Tria America Inc. in Charlotte, N.C., has developed three new machines to recover in-line and off-line scrap.

Mocon introduces automated WVTR testing system for film

December 3, 2014 9:55 am ET

Mocon Inc. has unveiled what officials claim is the first-ever fully-automated testing system for the water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) for packaging and other barrier structures

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