The double-walled paper cups that have replaced the polystyrene foam (EPS) cups have a polyethylene liner that serves as a moisture barrier. The liner also makes them difficult, if not impossible, to recycle.
Proximity to domestic customers, advanced automation, planned plant expansions, and a commitment to made-in-USA quality are part of the custom injection molder’s strategy to mitigate risk for customers.
Plastic is not toxic. It prevents food wastage. It has a smaller carbon footprint than other materials. And now, more than ever, its sanitary and health benefits are in sharp relief. Let’s debate on the basis of science instead of emotions, OK?
A coating that allows PET bottles to be cleaned and safely reused up to 20 times has been nominated for the German Raw Materials Efficiency Prize by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have embedded metal nanoparticles in a polymer that can be painted or sprayed on surfaces such as doorknobs. The slow release of ions with strong anti-viral properties makes the coating effective for...