Archive for June, 2008

Erre Effe Ti takes over Union - Polimerica

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Erre Effe Ti takes over Union
Polimerica, Italy - 13 hours ago
A strategic acquisition in Italian extrusion line manufacturing. Synergy is the key to development of lines for partially expanded materials.

Emirates Extruded Polystyrene attains DCL Quality certification from Dubai Municipality

Thursday, June 26th, 2008
A joint venture between Dubai Investments and Farha Brothers of Cloisall Co. LLC, Emirates Extruded Polystyrene was awarded the certification following a comprehensive assessment of the company’s internal

Multipurpose PVC tubing suitable for fluid and air transfer, protective jacketing

Thursday, June 26th, 2008
Clearflo® PVC tubing is now available from stock in more than 50 sizes. Ranging from 1/16″ through 4″ I.D. (inner dimension), Clearflo’s inventory is intended to meet the requirements of a wide

Film extrusion: Peruvian geomembrane line largest ever - Modern Plastics On The Web

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Film extrusion: Peruvian geomembrane line largest ever
Modern Plastics On The Web, NY - 14 hours ago
By Tony Deligio Featuring a main extruder measuring 8 inches (203 mm) in diameter, Gloucester Engineering Co. Inc. (Gloucester, MA) has delivered what it

Brazil’s ‘Organic’ Plastics

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
As oil prices soar, the country is aiming to become a global hub for plastics made from plant-based materials, including sugar cane Try to imagine a plastics factory. You’re probably seeing an industrial

Linpac packaging unit opens Chinese PVC film plant

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
- Linpac Groups packaging division has opened its first plant in China, to make PVC stretch film for food packaging in Changzhou. The facility opened this month with two extrusion lines for large-scale

Davis-Standard to Host Basic Extrusion Seminar

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

October 15 - 16, 2008

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)-Davis-Standard, LLC will host a workshop on “The Basics of Plastics Extrusion” on October 15 and 16, 2008 at its headquarters in Pawcatuck, Connecticut. The two-day class will cover the fundamentals of plastics extrusion, as well as the composition and properties of various polymers and the mechanics of essential downstream processes. Topics include extruder components, temperature control, maintenance and screw design.

In addition to instruction, course participants will tour Davis-Standard’s laboratory and manufacturing facilities and will have access to polymer process engineers and technical specialists. The fee is $750 per person with a 10 percent discount given for groups of three or more. Course books and materials are included, and class size is limited to promote student/teacher interaction.

For enrollment or more information about Davis-Standard’s seminars and on-site extrusion training, contact Wendy Smith at (860) 599-6119 or at [email protected]. To register online, visit

BioSolar Set for Full Scale Production of Flagship BioBacksheet … - Business Wire (press release)

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

BioSolar Set for Full Scale Production of Flagship BioBacksheet
Business Wire (press release), CA - 14 hours ago
“Specifically, Rowland Technologies’ expertise in sophisticated extrusion manufacturing and their highly-regarded custom manufacturing capabilities,

Middle East Plastic Pipes conference in June

Sunday, June 15th, 2008
Product category: With rapid infrastructure development in the Middle East region, the markets are growing for pipe systems from water and sewage to cooling systems and industrial pipes In addition,

Iran: Plastics machinery is growth sector

Sunday, June 15th, 2008
The rapid growth of the Iranian petrochemicals sector has spurred demand for rubber and plastics machinery, and the country promises above-average growth for specialty machinery suppliers says the German