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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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