At NPE2018, Gneuss Extrusion Technology (Matthews, NC) will showcase its complete Gneuss Process Unit, which includes a multi-rotation system extruder, automatic melt filtration unit and online viscometer.
Taking into account the production process and life cycle of grocery bags, the study found that low-density polyethylene carrier bags had the overall lowest environmental impact, when not considering reuse.
The Lumina MP800 has a large platen space to tonnage ratio, accepts hot or cold runner molds and processes commodity and engineering grades of thermoplastic materials, including 100% recycled materials.
There is an uptick in U.S. manufacturing, and it is strong, according to Mark Bonifacio, President of Bonifacio Consulting Services (Boston). “But we need to build the next generation of toolmakers if we’re going to remain competitive,” he added.
A lot has changed in the industry over the years, and the NPE shows have provided a portrait of those changes. But a lot has stayed the same, too. Industry people still love attending NPE with their peers, their potential customers and their suppliers.