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Suitable for packaging of vegetables and fruits, anti-fog OPP film with controlled perforation helps keep produce fresh. Coated films do not alter coefficient of friction (COF), while providing improved transparency. FDA approved for microwave applications, films control the respiration rate of different vegetables making them ideal for bag and lidding applications. Read More
A. Schulman Application Design for Ford Motor Company Brazil Nominated for 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers' AwardOct 26, 2016
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2016 -Â A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that the all-composite body panels it designed for the Ford Motor Company Brazil was nominated for the 2016 Automotive Parts and Components award from the Society of Plastics Engineers ("SPE"). Ford utilizes this design application in its Troller T4 sports utility vehicle. "We are honored to play a part in the... Read More
Utilizing advanced micro balloon technology fillers, 20-1634 Light Weight Silicone Potting Compound features specific gravity of 0.82, making it suited for applications that require low weight, flexibility, high heat resistance, and optimized electrical insulation properties. Two-component silicon elastomer features Shore A hardness of 34 and tensile strength of 125 psi. Formulated without... Read More
Brushing and vacuuming of shoes at the push of a lever, Motorized Shoe Cleaner features 5 brushes placed at various angles to clean all surfaces of the shoe. Suitable for labs, cleanrooms and gowning rooms, cleaner is housed in damage-resistant, thermo-formed plastic that is compatible with cleanrooms. With easy to reach on-off lever, shoe cleaners come with, or without, an internal vacuum system... Read More
Two Divisions of the New York Department of Transportation Select MagneGas2(R) for Metal Cutting and Repairs TAMPA, FL - 10/19/16 - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts renewable and liquid waste into MagneGas2Â® fuel, announced today that two divisions of the New York... Read More
Featuring adhesive backing that allows mounting to any surface located near operator, SCS 770040 MagSnap 360™ Parking Station provides storage terminal for wrist cord when workstation is unoccupied. Product helps extend overall lifespan of dual-wire monitors because it spares operator jacks from mechanical wear and tear of constant insertion and removal of wrist cord. Dual-wire monitor will... Read More
New Air Separation Unit to Produce Tonnage Quantities of Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 18, 2016-Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of an agreement for the supply of multiple industrial gases to Chemours Company FC, LLC. Air Products will build, own and operate an air separation unit (ASU) in New Johnsonville, Tennessee to produce oxygen, nitrogen, and... Read More
AKRON, Ohio,Â -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and composites, today announced that it will expand its compounding capacity with the addition of a new sheet molding compound ("SMC") production line in Germany. The new line will be operational by the end of 2017. Furthermore, in order to address increased demand from... Read More
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Solution generated by CCT-Caddy and CCT 3.0 Fill Station is certified to Green Seal's standard for Cleaning Products for Industrial and Institutional Use. CCT Caddy, consisting of touch-free mobile cleaning unit that generates aqueous ozone cleaning solution, allows for on-demand cleaning where needed. Wall mounted and connected to water source, Fill Station generates aqueous ozone cleaning... Read More
Addivant(TM) Earns Formal Food-Contact Approval in Canada for Nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant, Weston® 705Oct 21, 2016
DANBURY, Conn., October 14, 2016 - Addivant™, the world’s leading supplier of liquid phosphite antioxidants for plastics, announced today that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTONÂ® 705, has received a letter of no objection from the Bureau of Chemical Safety within Health Canada’s Food Directorate allowing the material to be used in a broad range of food-contact applications. This... Read More
Creating depth and texture on flat surfaces, IM3D Surface Imagery Technology promotes branding options for packaging, personal electronics, and other applications. Impress™ High Gloss, Metallic Effect Concentrates provides packaging with ultra-glossy, metallic effect. Also available, LubriOne™ Wear-Resistant Solutions come in specialty engineered material formulations that extend use and... Read More
Offering rigidity needed for many applications, 15 mil JetView™ Latex White Translucent Matte/Gloss Backlit Polycarbonate Film minimizes need for mounting film post-print. Product offers optimized ink adhesion, with vibrancy across color spectrum. Light transmission of 32.5% helps diffuse light in way that will minimize hot spots when backlit, but also allows enough light through to ensure... Read More
With up to 4 LED heads, 16 W/cmÂ² peak irradiance, and Intelli-LampÂ® technology, OmniCureÂ® LX500 UV LED Spot Curing System provides optical stability for consistent and repeatable assembly of electronics and industrial manufacturing applications. System has 2.4 in color LCD that can be programmed and controlled using 4-way keypad by PLC, or via USB connected to PC. Air-cooled OmniCure AC5... Read More
End-User Stories of EnerBurn in Minnesota Business Magazine Feature on Efficiency in Transportation IndustryOct 19, 2016
In the ultra-competitive logistics and transportation business, efficiency isn’t a made-for-marketing convenience. It’s a matter of necessity. “I don’t like ‘sustainability’ as a buzzword,” says Daniel Nelsen, global logistics manager for Wayzata Home Products, a Minnetonka-based home remodel supplier. “Logistics is sustainability. It’s not just tightening up here or there;... Read More
Used to reduce required loading levels, Lubricant packages STRUKTOLÂ® TPW 617 and TPW 618Â target processors requiring viscosity reduction and optimized flow through die without negatively affecting functional requirements. Engineered capstock compounds for WPC decking materials include STRUKTOLÂ® SA 1242, which provides durability combined with scratch/mar resistance, adhesion to... Read More
Used in crushing bulk materials and producing a cubically-shaped product, the Valor Vertical Shaft Impactor is an impact style crusher usedÂ in industries. Possessing a right angled pinion gearbox and a hydraulically-powered lifting lid a combination of automatic and manual safety interlocksÂ works together for a safer deck-mounted motor and safe access to all the components and the... Read More
Featuring gantry robot with integrated slip roller conveyor system, RC Series handles filling of molds and other parts on pallets and trays. X Y Z motion system is located above dispensing plane to allow straddling over conveyor with rigid structure in space saving package. Modular design accommodates up to 16 valves making it suitable for multiple color applications. Motion paths may be directly... Read More
Mercury-free cold cast elastomer systems for molds, rollers, liners, and cast urethane parts can cure in warm, humid conditions, whichÂ meets needs of manufacturers of large molded parts necessitatingÂ long open times. Available in custom formulations for any application, these 100% solids, zero VOC systems offer hardness from Shore A 40 to Shore D 80 andÂ can be hand mixed or machine... Read More
Unique architecture enables the first true volume solution for today’s consumer demands. Universal Instruments’ Flexbond™ hot bar bonding platform was presented the Global SMT Packaging Global Technology Award at the 2016 SMTA International trade show in Chicago, IL as the top machine in the “Bonding Equipment” category. Winners were selected by an independent, international panel and... Read More
Featuring 12 x 18 x 12 in. work chamber and programmable temperature controller, Treet-All™ Light Industrial Box Furnace offers temperature range of 1400–2050Â°F with work area uniformity of Â±25Â°. Retort minimizes amount of oxygen within chamber by purging with nitrogen. To ensure quick heating and low heat storage, furnace uses vacuum formed ceramic fiber insulation. System includes... Read More