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A science fiction take on plastics

Plastic Eating Microbes Have Potential for PET It sounds like a science-fiction movie, but scientists working in Japan working with a plastic-eating microbe created a mutant enzyme that breaks down PET.  PET is widely used in millions of plastics bottles. By tweaking the enzyme while studying i...

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Resin Prices Up and Down

Polypropylene (PP) is trading lower while PVC and polystyrene prices have increased in North America.  PP dropped about 6 cents in March after dropping about the same in February, essentially wiping out the gains made in January.  This swing tends to show a great volatility in the pricing...

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Four 3.5" Polytruder Extruders for Sale

We have a great offering of 3.5" Polytruder Extruders for Sale at this time.  They are all Air Cooled, with 75 Hp motors.  We have 24:1 LD and 32:1 LD machines available.  Just in and won't last long. For more information:Polytruder Extruders

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Injection Plant Closure: Denver Plastics CO - 18 Injection Molders

There is an exciting injection molding auction that it worth mentioning.   Featuring: (18) Plastic Injection Molders up to 1000 Ton Capacity New as 2001, from Toshiba, Nissei, Mitsubishi, Cincinnati, Van Dorn, and Ube. Plastic Auxiliary equipment including large and small Nelmor grinders,...

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Battenfeld Injection Molding Online Auction- Elm Products Corporation

Online Only Auction of Very Clean Plastic Injection Molding Equipment Including Battenfeld Molders, Wittman Robots, Blenders, Dryers, Loaders, Thermolators, Grinders, Conveyors, Chillers, Air Compressors and Support Equipment - New 2000's Register To Bid on BidspotterFeaturingInjection Molding Machi...

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Everything you want to know about PVC

I ran across a great article that tells you just about everything you want to know about Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)  Check it out when you have a chance:  Omnexis: by SpecialChem

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Arlington Featured on Nigel Frank Site

In an article on the Nigel Frank International website, they asked us questions about the value of a CRM system for us.  We were happy to share our response.   The article can be found on their website.  Nigel Frank International Nigel Frank International is known as the global l...

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Plastics and Fashion

We don't usually realize that plastics touches all parts of our lives and fashion is an area that we typically forget about plastics' role.  Spring and summer 2018 will have plastics on the runways.  And while the runways themselves will be made with plastic products, so will the clothing...

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China Plastics Ban

China banned foreign waste it considers foreign garbage in 2017.  Worldwide China is the primary market for recycled mix-use plastic and other recycled materials because of it is the primary producer of plastics goods.   For the US and the world, there are several things that will cha...

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It's 2018 and we have great things for you!

As we start 2018, it's not too early to be thinking about NPE 2018. We hope to see everyone at our booth W3793!  It will be a great time to catch up with old customers, meet new ones, put faces to names and see what's new in plastics.   As an added incentive to see you there, we have...

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