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Australia Bans Plastics Bags

   We've seen plastics bags banned by municipalities, but never on such a grand geographical scale as the ban taking place on single use bags in Australia.       The issue comes down to people not recycling bags and the pollution that follows.  Plastic bag producti...

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US Tariffs Affective July 6th, 2018

   The tariffs on goods produced in China beginning July 6th, 2018 will definitely affect the machinery market. How that happens will remain to be seen, but here are some things to consider.     We have already been notified by some suppliers of Chinese machinery that their...

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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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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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You can still get a 2017 Appraisal in 2018!

The effective date of an appraisal can be any date in the past or future.  If you need to know what your machinery and equipment is worth as of the last day of 2017 for accounting or insurance or any other reason, we can do one for you.  Our database of historical sales allows us to pick a...

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IFRS Compliant Appraisals

We may have never mentioned it, but in addition to USPAP-compliant machinery and equipment appraisals, we can also provide appraisals that follow the IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) guidelines.  Similar to the Appraisal Foundation, which develops the USPAP guidelines, the IFR...

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Key Benefits if Virtus H Series Granulators

We represent the Virtus line of NEW Granulators.  Just another service Arlington offers its customers.

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