Extrusion International 5-2023-USA

Firms in this issue 6
Imprint 7
Industry News 8
Calendar 8
Cooperation Strengthened 8
Old Plastic Becomes New Adhesive – Project on Chemical Recycling Launched 9
Memorandum of Understanding to Develop Strategic Partnership Signed 9
Recyclable Packaging for Dry Pet Food Range Introduced 10
Environmental Management Certificate 10
Distribution of High-Quality Regranulates Launched 11
New Brand Launched – Investment in the Circular Economy 12
New Benchmark in Plastics Recycling 13
Presence in the Plastic Recycling Market Expanded 14
In-Line Thermoforming 14
New Services in the Field of Cross-Linked Materials 16
New Masterbatch Carrier System for Food Contact Applications 16
Services Expanded 17
Market Survey: Inflation, Uncertainty Weigh Heavily on Industry 18
New Executive Board Member 20
New R5 RA Introduced 20
Quality Inspection with Sorting and Material Analysis Systems 21
New 500 Series Ruber/Silicone Extrusion Crosshead 22
Large Die Cart with Crosshead Introduced 22
Sustainability Initiative for Recycling of Engineering Plastics Launched 23
New High-Performance Extrusion Line for 5-Layer PE-RT Pipes Presented 24
Market Study: Bioplastic Films 25
A New Class of Engineering Polymer 26
New 800 Series Hybrid Extrusion Tooling Announced 26
PET Recycling in Central Java 27
Industry News USA 28
New Circular Carbon Black for Polymer Applications at 2023 Compounding World Expo North America 28
Registration Open for NPE2024: The Plastics Show 28
Operation Clean Sweep Blue Verification Launches to Help Achieve Zero Plastic Resin Loss 29
Plants in Texas and Belgium Certified for Mass Balance Production 30
New Austrian Production – Facility Is Fully Operational 30
175 Years in Business and 60 Years of Continuous Mixer Celebrated 31
„Recycling is Real Advocacy Campaign“ 31
Cooperation 32
New Version of Polymer Extrusion Die Design Software Released 32
Analysis Released: Balancing Goods vs. Services Consumption 34
Leadership Change in America and China Announced 34
New Leader Affirms Longstanding Commitment to Delivering Lifetime After-Sale Support for Customers 35
Personalia 35
Fakuma 2023 – 36
Focus on Plastic as a Recyclable Material 36
Highlights Fakuma 2023 37
Super Clean Recycling Technologies – High Performance OMNI Recycling Systems for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Increasing Recycling Requirements 38
Process Transparency and Digital Intelligence are Factors for More Sustainability 40
Process in Machinery Technology and Service 42
Innovative Solutions that Enhance the Circular Economy at Fakuma 2023 44
New and Further Developed Solutions 45
A Strong Partner for Circular Economy 46
New Sarlin® TPVs with up to 40% Recycled Content 47
Certified Recyclates for High-Quality Applications 48
The Full Range of Advanced Masterbatch Technology 50
Evolution Accelerator for Plastics 51
High-Efficiency Technologies for Processing and Recycling Plastics 52
Increased Flexibility. Reduced Energy Consumption – Innovative Solutions for Thermoformed Technical Parts 54
Live Material Tests and Precise Tube, Hose and Pipe Measurements 55
Plast Eurasia 2023: Global Plastic Industry Actors Gather in Istanbul 57
Recycling – Company Anniversary: 60 Years in the Game 58
Measurement Technology, Recycling – Case Study: „Not only do we save time, but we also get clear, reproducible results“ 59
Film Extrusion: The Use of Recyclates Reduces the Carbon Footprint of Films the Most 60
Film Extrusion – Case Study: The New Generation of Recyclable Plastic Films 61
Extrusion Tooling: Getting the Most from Your Extrusion Tooling 62
Chemical Recycling – Interview: „Recyclates from chemical recycling will be more expensive than virgin material“ 65
Recycling: For a Greener and Cleaner Future 67
Film Extrusion: Film Stretching Line Concepts for Multiple Applications – High-End Film for a Better World 68
Automation: „Quality is our Priority“ 69
Recycling: Growing Markets, Higher Throughputs 70
Pipes, Service: geoTOM® – The Creation of Digital Tracings with the Information of a Water Canalization Network is Now Possible 71
Pipes, Service: Pipe Extrusion Innovative Die-Heads Design for Multilayer Plastic Pipes with Inner Layer in PA or PVDF for Chemical and Gaseous Material Transport 73
Corona Treatment – Interview In the Spotlight 74