Product News

TruLaser system aims to improve use for newcomers to laser welding

September 10, 2014 10:52 am ET

The TruLaser 5005 from Trumpf Ltd., is a laser welding system that the company claims is easy to operate — good for plastic processors that are newcomers to laser welding.

BKG filtration, pelletizing used for PET resin plant

September 10, 2014 10:39 am ET

BKG is supplying a BKG CrystallCut filtration and pelletizing system for Lotte Chemical UK's Wilton PET resin plant.

Maag Automatik systems used in PET plant

September 10, 2014 10:37 am ET

Maag Automatik reports that M&G Finanziaria has picked Maag to supply equipment for its PET pelletizing plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, that will produce one million tons of material per year when it gets commissioned by the of 2015.

Dielectric resins help shrink mobile antennas

September 10, 2014 10:32 am ET

Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corp. has developed two high-dielectric resin systems that allow downsizing of mobile terminal antenna in wireless communications devices.


Toyoda Gosei develops water-assisted molded lightweight pipes

September 9, 2014 1:33 pm ET

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. has started mass production of lightweight plastic coolant pipes, claiming this is the first time the pipes have been manufactured in Japan with water-assisted injection molding.


Toshiba Machine opens service center in Mexico

September 3, 2014 3:24 pm ET

Toshiba Machine Co. America, a unit of Japanese builder of injection presses and die casting machines, Toshiba Machine Co. Ltd., has opened its first service center in Mexico.

Broad spectrum purging compound from Shuman

August 27, 2014 9:39 am ET

Shuman Plastics Inc. has developed a broad-purpose purging compound suited to a variety of processing conditions in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding.


Sony entering recycled PC market

August 27, 2014 11:08 am ET

Consumer electronics giant Sony Corp. is getting into a sideline of selling recycled resins.


PolyOne expands special effects offerings for PET

August 27, 2014 11:03 am ET

PolyOne Corp. has added a new line of shimmer and frost-effect colorants to its InVisio line of color services and solutions.


Scott & Fyfe launches fire-resistant mat for rail cars

August 27, 2014 10:56 am ET

Scott & Fyfe Ltd. has added an exceptionally fire-resistant chopped glass mat to its Polymat reinforcement product line.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

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

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

More Events


Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters