Polyethylene Products

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DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using...

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Metal Detectable End Covers meet food processing facility needs.
Protective Caps

Metal Detectable End Covers meet food processing facility needs.

Constructed of HDPE material containing stainless steel, Baldor•Dodge® Metal Detectable End Covers can be detected by X-ray and metal detectors used in food and beverage applications. MaterialÂ- is blue for visibility and inspections. Providing rigid fit within housing, additional lip on mounting surface results in positive seal in wet environments and reduces chances cover...

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Pipe and Piping

DuroMaxx® SRPE Receives FDOT Approval

100-Year Pipe Applications Contech Engineered Solutions LLC (Contech) recently received approval from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for 100-Year pipe applications of steel reinforced polyethylene (SRPE). DuroMaxx® SRPE represents a revolution in pipe construction that was pioneered internationally and recognized by Contech Engineered Solutions as combining the strength of...

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Plastic Technologies Announces oPTI® PET Technology Partnership to Aid in Speed-to-Market for Overmolded Bottles

Plastic Technologies Announces oPTI® PET Technology Partnership to Aid in Speed-to-Market for Overmolded Bottles

Holland, OhioÂ- – Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI), a global leader in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) package development, announces new technology partnerships to assist in the commercialization of its overmolded oPTI® lightweight foamed PET bottles.  The oPTI process produces bottles with striking visual and tactile attributes, ideal for applications seeking brand...

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General Cable Converts Its Carol® Brand Cord Products on 12" & 14" Plywood Reels to Polyethylene

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKYÂ- – General Cable (NYSE: BGC), a global leader in the wire and cable industry, has long been committed to creating shared value for its clients and customers. In December of 2013, the company announced a new program transitioning their boxed product onto a stand-alone reel.  This effort supplemented their comprehensive recycling and conservation programs...

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Miscellaneous Compounds

Rotational Molding Utilized Increasingly for Product Conversion

Rotational molding is being utilized to convert products made out of other materials into polyethylene. Fiberglass, metals such as aluminum and steel, as well as other types of plastic applications are all being redesigned to be rotomolded. Rotationally molded products have a variety of advantages including longer lifespan, durability, lower maintenance costs and ease of repair. Polyethylene's...

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Goya Foods Redesigns Marinades Line by Converting Glass to Lightweight PET
Food and Beverage Containers

Goya Foods Redesigns Marinades Line by Converting Glass to Lightweight PET

Commercial Debut of Amcor's Origami™ Hot Fill Technology Results In Major Sustainability Benefits and Unique Design MANCHESTER, Mich. – Goya Foods Inc., based in Secaucus, N.J., the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S. and a leader in Latin American food and condiments industries, has undertaken a major redesign of its marinade product line, converting 12oz (355ml) and 24.5oz...

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Stylish New 25ml Curved-Shaped PET Bottle

Stylish New 25ml Curved-Shaped PET Bottle

M&H has added a brand new PET bottle to its portfolio of standard products. The 25ml bottle (Ref. 4107), which takes a screw-on cap (Ref. 8350,) is a beautifully curved shape and manufactured in PET offering great product clarity. The bottle’s gently curved shape is suitable for a wide range of market sectors and its 25ml size means it would make an ideal samples, travel or hotel amenities...

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Lightable Cylinders offer retail display and seating solutions.
Seating

Lightable Cylinders offer retail display and seating solutions.

Available in 12, 18, 30, 42, 54, and 66 in. heights with 21 in. diameter, Translucent PlasticÂ- Lightable Cylinders utilize LED inside to create glowing attraction in visual merchandising, set decorating, studio photography, and seating applications. Units are rotationally molded in single piece of 100% waterproof polyethylene for weather resistance and are suitable for...

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Ticona to Showcase Orthopedic Implant and MT® Polymers at OMTEC 2012
Implants

Ticona to Showcase Orthopedic Implant and MT® Polymers at OMTEC 2012

Ticona, the global leader in materials for orthopedic implants and the only company with a dedicated line of medical technology (MT®) grade polymers, is showcasing its broad portfolio of biocompatible materials during the Orthopedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC 2012) from June 13 to 14 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. With almost...

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