Product News

Florida company begins selling China-made Tedric molding machines

August 27, 2014 9:50 am ET

Arthur Machinery-Florida in Tampa is selling Tederic-brand of injection molding machines made in China, working with Tederic North American Machinery in Palmetto, Fla.

Molding primer available as ebook

August 27, 2014 9:41 am ET

An Introduction to Plastics Injection Molding is available in electronic book form from Rodon Group of Hatfield, Pa.


Polyurethane innovation renders counterfeit protection just a breath away

August 15, 2014 9:34 am ET

A watermark made of nanoscopic polyurethane pillars that remains invisible until it is breathed on has been developed by U.S. students.


Funding gives a boost to plastic additives technology

August 13, 2014 9:59 am ET

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — Commercializing plastic additives to create tougher acrylic glass is moving closer to realization, thanks to a A$950,000 (US$893,000) investment in an Australian technology company.


Penn State Erie announces plastics workshops and seminars

August 13, 2014 9:51 am ET

Penn State Erie's Plastics Training Academy has scheduled the following workshops and seminars for plastics companies and mold-makers online and at its campus in Erie, Pa., for the rest of the summer.

CoreTech introduces new version of Moldex3D

August 13, 2014 9:54 am ET

CoreTech Systems Co. Ltd. has released Moldex3D R13.0, with customer-driven improvements of functionality, work flow, computing efficiency and user experience.

Molder adds coordinate measuring machine

August 13, 2014 9:53 am ET

Custom injection molder MME group Inc. added a Micro-Vu Excel 502 coordinate measuring machine to its quality lab, at the plant in St. Paul, Minn.

Seminar to cover advanced processing topics

August 13, 2014 9:49 am ET

Consultants Mike Sepe and John Bozzelli are holding a course on Advanced Topics Polymers and Processing July 29-31 in Detroit. It features at-the-press trials of participants’ molding problems.

Courses cover advanced scientific moldings skills

August 13, 2014 9:48 am ET

Routsis Training of Dracut, Mass., introduces a new SkillSet courses, providing plastics technicians with advanced scientific molding skills.

PET beer kegs touted as steel alternative

August 13, 2014 9:46 am ET

Supply chain expert Axel Hartwig has compared steel beer kegs and kegs from PET, made by England-based Petainer.

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