Plasticsnet About Us

Your Commerce and Information Source for the Plastics Industries

Welcome to, your Internet source for useful and timely information on the worldwide plastics industries. This site is designed to serve the commerce and information needs of product designers, design engineers, managers, process engineers, purchasing personnel and machine, process and maintenance personnel involved in the plastics industries. Specific businesses covered include resin manufacturing, reinforcing materials, injection molding, engineering shapes, films, packaging, casting, converting, and their related processes. Recycling and using recycled materials are also covered, as are pollution prevention, hazardous waste control and other types of environmental protection.

On this site, industry professionals will find information about all facets of plastics processing, resin compounding, injection molding, film pulling, coating and slitting, engineering shapes production and use in engineered products, the casting of billet stock and smaller blanks for machining, and the use of plastics in converting. There is also information on the physical properties of resins, assembly techniques, such as spin and sonic welding, coatings specifically for the plastics producer and articles on energy management, maintenance tips, and powder and solids processing as they relate specifically to the plastics industries.

The equipment and services described on include process equipment, resin reactors, compounders, stringers, choppers, injection molding machines and molds, extruders, mixers, conveyors, fluid handling equipment, powder handling equipment, process control systems, air pollution control equipment, water pollution control equipment, solid waste processing equipment, heat transfer equipment, size reduction, cooling towers, and plant information management.

The leading manufacturers in the industry have recognized the benefits of being part of an online community for this vertical market. offers a simple and systematic way for customers and prospects to cut through the clutter of the Internet and put their company in a position to be discovered in an increasingly crowded medium.

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