Archive for September, 2008

Dr. Thiele: Conference Summary - 4th China International Recycled …

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Dr. Thiele: Conference Summary - 4th China International Recycled
Plasticker, Germany -
Of interest was the comparison of energy consumption between twin screw extrusion under application of vacuum and single screw extrusion applying state of

Optimized Manufacturing Process uses Long Fibre polyurethane

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
Sunbelt Spas recently switched from traditional extruded polystyrene parts for its spa cabinets to Long Fibre Technology (LFT) using the Baydur 675 polyurethane system from Bayer MaterialScience. The

Finnish plastics pipe maker Uponor closes Canadian manufacturing facility

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
Finland’s global plastic pipes maker, Uponor have closed down its Canadian manufacturing facility in Saint John, New Brunswick. The slump in North America’s building and construction industry coupled

Cincinnati Extrusion inks pipe deal with Maintools

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008
- Cincinnati Extrusion has teamed up with German downstream pipe production technology company Maintools to supply turnkey production lines for overlap-welded composite and drip irrigation pipes. The

Essel Propack acquires US-based Medical Engineering & Design

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Essel Propack acquires US-based Medical Engineering & Design
TopNews, India - Sep 7, 2008
to the medical industry and has expertise in the manufacture of catheters, extrusion, and braid reinforced tubing needs of the medical industry.
Essel Propack buys 74% stake in US-based co, stk up 4.5%

Starlinger launches two new monofilament extrusion lines

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Starlinger launches two new monofilament extrusion lines
Fibre2fashion.com, India - Sep 8, 2008
Building on a position of world market leadership in tape and textile yarn extrusion, Starlinger has launched two new monofilament extrusion lines.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Saving of energy thanks to electric plasticizing
PresseBox (Pressemitteilung), Germany - 11 hours ago
Electric plasticizing relieves the hydraulic pump, which results in an energy saving of 15 percent. “The parallel movements of the accumulator-driven