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Molding Paper like Plastic

By Jan H. Schut If plastics processors haven’t noticed paper bottles yet, they should, because paper bottles popped from nowhere four years ago to create a whole new market for paper. Four years ago, two small entrepreneurial companies outside of … Continue reading

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Finally, the First Commercial Thermoformed Bottles

By Jan H. Schut For decades an incredible amount of inventiveness has been thrown at the challenge of trying to thermoform bottles. The idea was that making bottles out of thin sheet would save 20% to 50% in materials over … Continue reading

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Meet the Future!

By Jan H. Schut Three New Technology Forums at the Society of Plastics Engineers’ ANTEC 2014 technical conference in Las Vegas, April 28-30 (www.4spe.org), focus on cutting edge developments in packaging, medical and 3-D manufacturing areas with applications ranging from … Continue reading

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