106, 2020

What Will Happen To The Plastics Industry Post-COVID?

June 1st, 2020|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , |

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic slowdown, the plastics industry worldwide is expected to show a 2.2% decrease in 2020. However, the one trillion-dollar industry is expected to rebound and grow quickly in 2021 and beyond. Eight percent growth is expected once the Coronavirus outbreak is [...]

505, 2020

Thermoplastic Polymers – Front Line Of Defense For Coronavirus

May 5th, 2020|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , |

Single-use plastic (SUP) has long been considered an environmental hazard since it is not widely recyclable. It's use has also been recommended to avoid as a food container since it can leach toxins into food and the environment. However, in the battle against COVID-19, single-use plastic has become one [...]

302, 2020

15th Annual Century Twin-Screw Compounding Workshop

February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Training Courses|Tags: , , , |

When he started consulting in 1994, Adam Dreiblatt realized there was a lack of basic understanding by most end-users of how twin-screw extruders work and seized this opportunity to create a training program suitable for all twin-screw extruder applications. “…The extruder doesn’t know if the material in the screw [...]

302, 2020

Moldex3D Molding Innovation Day at the Polymers Center

February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

On March 5, 2020, the Polymers Center will be co-hosting our second Moldex3D Molding Innovation Day along with Moldex3D and EPS Flotek. This year’s theme is machine integration, and how Moldex3D can be used to strengthen communication between machines. Speakers from PCE, Moldex3D, GOM Americas, EPS Flotek, Kruse Analysis, [...]


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