Category Archives: HDPE

Dow: China Up 10%, PE Markets look Firm

Strong demand in packaging, transportation and construction are propelling growth for plastics and other performance materials at Dow, contributing to strong profitably, which is also getting a push [..]

Africa/MidEast, Asia, Automotive, HDPE, North America, Packaging, polypropylene , , , ,

IKEA Makes Major Commitment to Bioplastics

IKEA will only use plastics made from renewable or recycled sources by the year 2020. Per Stoltz, sustainability developer at IKEA, says the company will favor plastics made [..]

Construction, Consumer Goods, Design, Europe, Filler, Green, HDPE, Injection Molding, PLA, PVC, Wood-plastic composite ,

The Collectors Will Love This Exhibit at NPE

M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp., which has earned its bona fides as a producer of molds for liquid silicone rubber (LSR), is raising its profile for making plastic [..]

HDPE, Molds & Moldmaking , , , , ,

VC Dough Still Chases Bio Projects. What Do They Know?

The bio-based materials and chemicals industry is poised to attract nearly $1 billion in investment this year, according to Lux Research. The projected $974 million investment is a [..]

Bioplastics, Blow molding, HDPE, North America, Packaging , , ,

Foster Expands API, Implant Polymer Manufacturing Footprint

Foster Corp., a medical polymer compounder that dared to go where chemical giants like DuPont wouldn’t, is building a new plant to support increased demand for manufacturing drug [..]

Bioresorbables, HDPE, Medical, North America, PEEK , , , , , ,

If You Set A World Record Will Anyone Notice?

Oddly under the radar at Chinaplas 2014 (Shanghai, April 23-26) was the demonstration by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag of a molding cell producing 190,000 bottle caps per hour in [..]

Asia, Design, Drying, Europe, HDPE, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Inspection Systems, Packaging , , , , ,

Velocity Claims Major Upgrade to Blow Molding

A three year cross-the-pond research effort is resulting in the first all-electric quick change reciprocating blow mold machine in the world, according to Velocity Equipment Solutions of New [..]

Blow molding, Design, Europe, HDPE, North America, Packaging