From Razors to Soda Bottles, Consumer Goods Feel Resin-Cost Burn via Bloomberg Booming prices for resins, the building blocks for plastic, have already helped drive
Lab turns hard-to-process plastic waste into carbon-capture master via Phys.org What seems like a win-win for a pair of pressing environmental problems describes a Rice University
Cooking up a way to remove microplastics from wastewater — with okra, aloe via the American Chemical Society. SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2022 — In
Scientists find microplastics in blood for first time via Phys.org Scientists have discovered microplastics in human blood for the first time, warning that the ubiquitous
Visible ocean plastics just the tip of the iceberg Simulations find the majority of ocean plastics may be on the seafloor or otherwise difficult to
UN passes historic resolution to end plastic pollution: What does it mean, why this is a need of the hour
UN passes historic resolution to end plastic pollution: What does it mean, why this is a need of the hour via Firstpost The landmark resolution
- High-Flow PEI ‘Captures’ Burn-In Test Socket Manufacturer
S. Korea’s Sensata is one of the first BiTS makers to adopt SABIC’s new Superflow Ultem.
- 50 Years of Headlines … Almost
I was lucky to get an early look at many of the past half-century’s exciting developments in plastics. Here’s a selection.
- 3 Types of 3D Printed Tooling for Injection Molding
3D printed tooling for injection molding, including mold inserts, components and end of arm tooling, were on display at the Plastics Technology Expo.
- Hot Shots—Recognizing Injection Molding Excellence
The injection molded part competition is back—enter your submission today.
- Did I Make a Bad Hiring Mistake?
The unspoken cues and habits of a group—the rules that break relationships at work.
- UBQ Partners with Polymer-Metallization Specialist Polymertal to Create Lightweight, Sustainable Material for Complex Assemblies with Metallic...
Polymertal’s cutting-edge metal plating processes enable production of cost-effective hybrid metal-polymer parts for automotive, aerospace, communications and industrial sectors.
- Arburg Donates 600,000 Euros to Aid Ukraine
Two medical and children’s aid organizations receive 200,000 euros each in response to the war in Ukraine.
- Powder Coating With Recycled Plastic
Sherwin-Williams’ Powdura ECO line uses rPET resin to make a green finishing process even greener.
- Most-Read Articles on Plastics Technology April 2022
From resin pricing and irritating packaging to maximizing purging efficiency, getting rid of bubbles and how to set up mold protect—here are the top 10 most-read articles for April.
- Call for Papers: Extrusion 2022
Submit your title and abstract to participate in Plastics Technology’s annual Extrusion Conference.