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Plastic Electrical Enclosures

Lowell, MA and Wilmington, DE—Konarka  Technologies, Inc., a developer of Power Plastic™ that converts light to energy, and Textronics, Inc., a developer of electronic textiles, recently announced a joint development program to create prototype garments and accessories with portable, wearable power generation capabilities. The technology will utilize Konarka’s light-activated Power Plastic and Textronics’ electronic textile […]

Medical Plastic Parts

Plymouth, MN—LSA Laser recently announced that it is offering precision micro laser welding of tubing, ribbon, and round wire for use in a broad range of medical devices. The company offers welding of material shapes and sizes in round wire as small as 0.001-inch diameter, ribbon wire as small as 0.001-inch x 0.0025-inch, and tubing […]

Tool Enables Manufacturer

Collaboration Tool Enables Manufacturer to Increase Project Management Efficiency Arlington, MA—An electromechanical design engineering firm and a manufacturer of complex injection molds are among the companies currently using Glance™, a web demonstration technology from Glance Networks, as a collaboration tool for design reviews and increased project management efficiency. The screen sharing service enables companies to […]

Rotomolded Product

Oak, IL— Winners of the Association of Rotational Molders (ARM) International’s Annual Rotomolded Product Competition were announced during ARM’s 30th Annual Fall Meeting, held September 20, 2005 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel, Rosemont, Illinois. Two rotationally molded products shared top honors as winners of the 2005 Product of the Year: a Johnson Diversey Cleaning […]

uropean CPP films to reach 545,000 tonnes by 2017

European CPP films to reach 545,000 tonnes by 2017 Despite declines in some non-packaging markets (e.g. stationery), PCI forecasts show European demand for CPP films will continue to grow by an average of 1.3% per annum to reach 545,000 tonnes by 2017. Growth in East European demand is expected to play a relatively significant role […]

Rapid growth in European Stand-Up Pouches continues

Rapid growth in European Stand-Up Pouches continues With packaging volume reduction, cost reduction and convenience driving rapid growth, European demand for stand-up pouches is forecast to grow by around 5% p.a. over the next five years to reach 28 billion units in 2017. This is at least twice as fast as the volume growth which […]

Global BOPET film demand forecasts predict average world growth

Global BOPET film demand forecasts predict average world growth of 6.8% p.a. PCI’s latest study estimates that world BOPET film demand has been growing by 7.2% since 2007 and reached 3.2 million tonnes in 2012. Global BOPET film demand forecasts predict average world growth of 6.8% p.a. with Asia continuing as the powerhouse. Other report […]

Global thick BOPET film capacity to increases

Global thick BOPET film capacity to increase by 45% PCI’s latest study estimates that world thick BOPET film demand has been growing by 7.1% since 2007 and reached 772,500 tonnes in 2012.  Global thick BOPET film demand forecasts predict average world growth of 6% p.a. led by Asian countries, particularly China. Planned new installations of thick […]