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 •  April 20

American Plastics LLC has expanded its consumer storage products business through the acquisition of two Ohio-based injection molders. Meanwhile, its predecessor company that reorganized under Chapter 11 in 2017, faces some legal obstacles. American Plastics said April 18 that it acquired Centrex Plastics LLC of Findlay, Ohio, and sister company...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 20

I read an article on the Plastics News website titled "Big injection molding machines in the spotlight at NPE" (April 2, Page 1). Within the story, there is a quote that states, "Milacron says it's the biggest injection molding press ever to operate at an NPE." I'd like to take exception to this statement. Battenfeld of America demonstrated a...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 19

Adelaide, Australia — An Australian inventor says he is in the final stages of receiving a patent for a system to convert plastics into energy, a process that could yield more attention since China began limiting plastics waste imports. David Thompson, based in Adelaide, is seeking A$2.5 million (US$1.9 million) to help commercial launch his...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 18

Moretto USA LLC At NPE2018, Moretto USA LLC (Booths W8545 and S17095) will demonstrate capability to integrate multiple devices through its Moretto Smart Factory 4.0 technology. The supplier of integrated systems and auxiliary equipment will show how machines and software can be interconnected and allow constantly-refreshed data to always be...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 18

For some molders, the word "automation" might immediately invoke a six-figure price tag or bring to mind the image of dollars, one by one, flying out through a factory window. Absolute Robot Inc. (ARI) is trying to break down the budgetary stigma associated with robots used in manufacturing environments. "Our philosophy to ARI was that there are...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 17

Find out why Chinaplas is focusing on smart manufacturing, innovative materials and green solutions this year. The market for medical devices, in particular, implantable, is expanding rapidly as economies develop, populations get older, health awareness enhances and support policies strengthen. According to data compiled by a Chinese research...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 17

Sepro America LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of France-based Sepro Group, plans to build 40 of its largest robots products this year at its recently expanded plant in Warrendale, Pa. And in 2019, 100 robots will roll out of the facility, which was doubled in size to make room for engineering services and assembly, Jim Healy, vice president of marketing...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 16

China's decision to severely crack down on the import of recycled plastics is being felt throughout the world. And ripples of that move will be evident at NPE2018 as the world of plastics gathers once again for the triennial gathering. Erema North America Inc., the machinery maker for plastics recycling, will be at the show as usual, along with a...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 16

Baltimore — At NPE2018, Novatec Inc. will display a real NovaWheel dryer and its digital twin, projected onto big monitors, to show off the company's sensor technology that can predict failures before they happen. The company calls it the DigiTwin. "It's like you're showing a full-time X-ray or MRI of your machine," Novatec President and CEO Conrad...

Medical Plastics News

 •  April 16

Chinaplas 2018 will launch a series of medical-related concurrent events, collectively known as Medical Plastics Connect, to present the latest medical plastics technologies from renowned suppliers, providing medical device, disposables and packaging manufacturers with the most advanced solutions. Included within Medical Plastics Connect will be...