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  • July/August 2016 sponsored by Ferro - Available on Mobile Device!

    In this issue:

    Assessing the Impact of Plastics in Sports
    Recapping Highlights from ANTEC 2016
    Rotomolding - the Growth Continues
    Innovating Inside the Mold
    Remembering Michael J. Tolinski
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New technologies at ANTEC 2016, the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, held this year in Indianapolis, IN May 23-25 (, include an array of unusual functional structures created in plastics and composites by means as different as chicken feathers, plasma, and micro fibrillation. New machine processes include two new multi-screw extruders from Chinese technical universities and a new chaotic melt mastication process from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.


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TOMRA Sorting Raw Materials

  • Turning Off-Spec into In-Spec




TOMRA Sorting Raw Materials manufactures the highest capacity bulk sorting platforms available for the virgin plastics industry, achieving high resolution detection with high efficiency while maintaining a superior yield. Read more.


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  • Coming in September: "Plastics in Automotive: Under the Hood"

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Markets: Resins (engineering thermoplastics and thermosets for automotive), injection molding technology, composites (thermoset & reinforced thermoplastics, fibers (glass & carbon)) and primary equipment and molds & tooling for composites, blow molding machienry & tooling, primary processing equipment

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