Having Problems with Your Existing Injection Molded Products

Having Problems with Your Existing Injection Molded Products

The good news is that the economy is recovering and domestic production is on the rise. The bad news is that your injection molder may not be providing the service you deserve. It's times like these that you need your production partner to be at the top of their game and supply you with top notch products on your timeline. It's times like these you need to consider tool transfer. It's times like...

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Manufacturing Trends for Medical/Pharmaceutical and Defense Industries

Manufacturing Trends for Medical/Pharmaceutical and Defense Industries

Manufacturing when it comes to the production of deliverables for use in the medical and/or defense industries is a constantly changing, and ever evolving process. It is imperative that any company that wants to be a profitable player in the arena is aware of and ready to adapt to the changes that are taking place in the moment, or are potentially just over the horizon. And of all of the emerging...

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Industry's First Post-Consumer Recycled Line of Polystyrenes from Styrolution Showcased at the International Plastics Showcase, NPE 2012

Three grades of polystyrene each feature 25 percent PCR content CHANNAHON, Ill. - The industry's first line of polystyrene products containing post-consumer recycled (PCR) polystyrene will highlight Styrolution America LLC's presence at the upcoming NPE 2012 International Plastics Showcase in Orlando, which runs from April 2-5. The product line from Styrolution, the leading global styrenics...

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A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Where Performance, Appearance and Processing Meet

A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Where Performance, Appearance and Processing Meet AKRON, Ohio - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders and distributor, will be featuring informative in-booth demonstrations showcasing innovations that have inspired the world of plastics at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in the...

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Tips on Quality Solutions for Injection Molded Components

There are lots of injection molding companies, but few that take the time and effort to ensure a consistently superior finished product. It may be tempting to go with whatever molding solution is cheapest, but the cost of a molding product that doesn't have adequate quality measures in place can't be measured up front. Having to redo molds costs money and time within production, and customer...

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Redesigned Pinch Valve Eliminates Field Failures that were Giving Farmers a Bumper Headache

Redesigned Pinch Valve Eliminates Field Failures that were Giving Farmers a Bumper Headache

The original pinch valves were cracking during herbicide and fertilizer spraying causing a big, leaking mess. Minneapolis, Minn. - Robinson Rubber Products, a designer, developer and manufacturer of custom-molded rubber products, extruded rubber products and precision rollers, has several new capabilities to bond molded rubber components to your parts to deliver superior performance. Bonding...

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Borealis and Value Chain Partners Showcase Innovative, Value Creating Solutions at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA

At the NPE international trade fair in Orlando, Florida, USA, from April 1-5, 2012, Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, will showcase some of its innovative and value-creating products and solutions together with its machinery partners in the value chain. Throughout the international trade fair for plastics processing, Borealis products will be demonstrated...

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Teknor Apex Shows Ease and Precision of Working with Medalist® Medical Elastomer-Based Tubing Downstream of Extrusion

In Cooperation with Teknor Apex, Medical Device Manufacturers Have Proven Outstanding Performance of Tubing in Cutting, Hole Punching, Tipping, Printing, and Insert Molding ANAHEIM, CA, U.S.A., February 15, 2012: Two medical contract manufacturers have demonstrated the ease and precision with which tubing made from Medalist® MD-500 Series medical elastomers can be fabricated in diverse...

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Hi-Lex Automotive Power Lift Gate Transmission Delivers Reliable Operation with Ticona Support

Hi-Lex Automotive Power Lift Gate Transmission Delivers Reliable Operation with Ticona Support

High-Precision Plastic Shafts and Gears Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - An innovative transmission from Hi-Lex America Inc. continues to reliably and quietly open and close automotive lift gates thanks to design and development assistance from Ticona Engineering Polymers, which helped the automotive tier supplier create new injection molded high-precision plastic shafts and...

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Singapore Airshow: Kanfit to Showcase Lightweight, Ultra-Strong Components for Airborne Platforms Using RTM (Resin Transfer Molding) Technology

The use of RTM technology for manufacturing of aero structures from composite materials enables the company to manufacture large, complex components as a single seamless unit - significantly increasing component strength while reducing the platform's weight Migdal Haemek, Israel - Kanfit - a build-to-spec aerospace engineering development and production company specializing in integrating...

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