The Midwest’s largest advanced manufacturing event is coming to Minneapolis in November. Six co-located events, including PLASTEC Minneapolis and Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, will welcome more than 600 suppliers and thousands of attendees to the Minneapolis Convention Center on Nov. 8 and 9, 2017.
More than half of U.S. production and nearly one quarter of global production of linear alpha olefins (LAOs) have been lost because of the hurricane. LAOs are essential to the production of most polyethylene (PE).
When troubleshooting extrusion issues, many people look to the equipment. Allan Griff explains why you should also look at materials for solutions, especially because that’s where most of the money goes.
A study from Technavio (London) projects a compound annual growth rate for the material of more than 9% during the 2017 to 2021 forecast period. Medical applications accounted for almost 30% of market share in 2016.
The unique structure of the six-layer, extrusion blowmolded Oxy-Guard bottles offers greater oxygen-barrier protection than standard, single-layer polyethylene bottles, plus enhanced protection from moisture and UV light, according to the company.