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New mixer can handle regrind, plastic pellets, expanded PS ingredients, and thermoplastic additives

The model RCM36X9SS mixer from Munson Machinery stirs evenly without the degrading material.

Polyplastics building new COC materials plant in Germany

To be located in Leuna, the plant will make Topas-brand COCs and will be operated by Polyplastics subsidiary Topas Advanced Polymers GmbH.

Rapid Granulator Group appoints new CEO

The Bredayrd, Sweden-based recycling equipment manufacturer has named Jonas Wästberg to the position.
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  3/8" thick top & bottom flanges offer solid sealing capabilities
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Myers Industries announces CFO transition

The company has appointed Dan Hoehn as its interim chief financial officer after the departure of former CFO Kevin Brackman. » Read more

Medical parts maker Saint-Gobain acquires France-based MS Techniques/Transluminal

MS Techniques and sister company Transluminal specialize in designing and extruding minimally invasive catheter systems. » Read more
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Lorenz Conveying Products launches NEW Lightning Ship Program

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Special Reports 
Special Report

CONVEYING: Proceed with caution

Pellets barrelling at high speeds through pneumatic conveying systems can create holes, and then leaks, in even the most expensive stainless steel components. Applying the brakes to your conveying speeds can extend equipment life and reduce material waste in your plant. » Read More
Special Report

Researchers find new way to produce polymers using low-energy visible light

The work by researchers from North Carolina State University poses a potential solution to current challenges in producing these materials. » Read More