Industry News

  1. Hi Technological Plastic Industries PLC Observes A Positive Long-Term Shift In Demand For Recycled Plastics
    7/30/2018

    Hi Technological Plastic Industries PLC (HTPI) reports continued growth in demand for high-quality recycled plastic. In order to meet this increasing demand, the company is looking for additional investors to expand production capacity, as well as to obtain necessary pre-financing of production by purchasing larger quantities of raw materials cost-effective

  2. Victrex: New Advanced PAEK Product Designed For Additive Manufacturing
    7/24/2018

    PEEK* polymer pioneer Victrex is preparing newly developed materials for additive manufacturing (AM). The first of these is a high strength material for laser sintering (LS) which attains lower refresh rates, resulting in improved recycling for unsintered powder

  3. RL Hudson & Company Announces Acquisition Of Specialized Precision Plastic Injection Molding Company, Rapid Production Tooling, Inc.
    7/19/2018

    RL Hudson has completed the acquisition of Colorado-based Rapid Production Tooling, Inc., a technically superior injection mold tooling company. The acquisition will allow RL Hudson to leverage additional technology and capability to provide turnkey service to customers

  4. Ward/Kraft Announces Expansion Of Plastics Division
    7/1/2018

    Ward/Kraft, Inc. is pleased to announce a 12,000 square foot building expansion to their WK Plastics division. The recent increased sales growth has resulted in the division’s need to add extra space and equipment to keep up with the growing production demands

  5. Lifecycle Biotechnologies Launches The Sustainable Lifecycle Recycling Program For SAFEthread™ Drums
    6/26/2018

    Lifecycle is committed to making a sustainable difference. As a medical grade plastic manufacturer, our commitment starts with a recycling program unlike any other life science tools supplier for our SAFEthread™ Drums

  6. Local Entrepreneur Mass Producing Unique Environmental Product To Combat Plastic Waste Contamination Through Public Support
    6/12/2018

    Marc Mataya, Charlotte resident and serial inventor, created the Leaf Burrito®, a reusable yard waste removal bag, which is designed to help eliminate detrimental single-purpose plastic bags

  7. Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) Introduces New E-Waste Separation Technologies In Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    6/12/2018

    Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, expanded their processing lines at the Eindhoven, Netherlands e-waste facility

  8. Shandong Tianhong Chemical Chooses Honeywell Technology To Produce On-Purpose Propylene
    5/29/2018

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Shandong Tianhong Chemical Co., Ltd. has chosen Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex™ propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology to produce 250,000 metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene at its facility at Dongying in China's Shandong Province

  9. PolyStyreneLoop Recycling Group Hosts Forum On Innovative Recycling Initiative
    5/25/2018

    Supporters of PolyStyreneLoop, the pioneering recycling initiative for polystyrene (PS) foam insulation including expanded and extruded polystyrene (EPS and XPS, respectively), gathered in Brussels on Wednesday 23 May 2018

  10. General Plastics To Spotlight Lightweight Composite Core And Dielectric Materials At SAMPE, May 22-23
    5/15/2018

    General Plastics Manufacturing Company, an early and ongoing innovator within the composites industry, will be participating in the SAMPE Technical Conference and Exhibition May 22-23 in Long Beach, California