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The plastics industry must educate and advocate on recycling: Talking Points 

March 26, 2024
We can’t bury our heads in the sand and just hope the problem goes away.

Henkel mixing head handles PU, silicones

March 25, 2024
The MK 825 Pro can mix and dispense two polymer components to form foam gaskets, as well as dispense adhesives and potting materials.

Conair: Smart auxiliaries needed to bridge skills gap

March 25, 2024
The technology should simplify and automate good results, offer a user-friendly interface and share data for process monitoring and management, the company says.
Blow Molding

Tahara blow molding machine designed for large volumes

March 21, 2024
The Innovarex 400D has a range of design revisions and can produce 3,840 bottles per hour.

More auxiliary equipment is getting a smart upgrade

March 19, 2024
Blenders, feeders, dryers and more can analyze data, make adjustments on the fly, predict maintenance and help compensate for a lack of skilled workers.

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Product Innovations

MouldPro nippers bring the heat

March 18, 2024
They make degating and cutting less strenuous, and can handle fragile materials without causing cracks.
Product Innovations

Exair nozzle blows off scrap from parts

March 13, 2024
The Model 1106-PEEK Super Air Nozzle can also be used for cooling, part ejection and drying applications.
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PLASTICS VP brings industry together

March 12, 2024
Ashley Hood-Morley, VP of industry engagement for the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), credits her mentors as she looks forward to the first NPE in six years.

Coperion redesigns ZSK 18 MegaLab extruder

March 11, 2024
New features offer greater flexibility and safety in handling.
LS Mtron
Injection Molding

LS Mtron introduces speedy LSG-H series

March 8, 2024
It includes hydraulic and hybrid IMMs with clamping forces from about 100 tons to 3,500 tons.
Fanuc America Corp.

Fanuc adds four-axis SCARA robot

March 7, 2024
The SR-3iA/U comes with a ceiling mount and no dead zones.