While it’s not necessarily an easy road to travel, recycled plastics increasingly are being used in automotive applications, according to sessions at ISRI2017, the annual convention of the Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), which was April 22-27 in New Orleans.
Bill Schreiber, who retired from Tucker, Georgia-based Lehigh Technologies March 1, 2017, spoke about the process for recycling thermoplastic olefin (TPO) bumpers. He filled in for Ron Whaley, CEO of Waverly, Ohio-based Geo-tech Polymers, who was unable to speak because of an illness in his family.
Italian PVC Film Manufacturer Forms Alfatherm North America Inc.
Alfatherm SpA (Venegono, Italy), one of Europe’s major producers of rigid, semi-rigid and plasticized furniture PVC foils, announced the formation
LyondellBasell Begins Production at New PP Compounding Plant in Dalian, China
LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced the successful startup of a new 20
Progressive Components Introduces ModuLifter Undercut Release System
Progressive Components (Wauconda, IL) has introduced the ModuLifter Undercut Release System that simplifies the release of undercuts for
Plastics Machinery Shipments up in Q2 2017: Report
North American shipments of plastics machinery registered a year-over-year (y/y) gain in Q2 of 2017, reversing a trend of three consecutive
Automotive Accessories Maker Wins Patent and Trademark Infringement Suit Against Chinese Companies
On Nov. 7, 2016, I wrote an article about how trade shows are excellent places to find your knocked-off products. The company I wrote about
ISRI Seeks Input for REMADE Institute Efforts
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced it is seeking input from industry professionals on current technical and