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April 7, 2017

Are Plastic Molded Phones making a comeback?

In the wake of large touch screens and Metal molded smartphones, Nokia will shock the world with the resurrection of the legendary 3310 phone. It will boast the light weight, molded plastic body that was a hit 17 years ago. With the cost savings of the plastic molding on these devices, the 3310 is expected to retail in […]

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March 24, 2017

How Injection Molding Works

Every been curious about the process of injection molding? Check out this quick animation to see exactly how those tiny plastic pellets become the finished product!

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March 14, 2017

Bean Bag’s and Plastics

Bean bags and bean bag furniture are not only comfortable and ergonomic but also fun, exciting and affordable. However, there is more to bean bags than the uniquely designed and colorful covers you see on the outside. You may not have put much thought into it, but bean bag filler comes in many varieties, and […]

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March 7, 2017

3D Printed Green Polyethylene in Space

Green plastics made from sugarcane are now being used to for 3D printing parts on the International Space Station (ISS). This technology allows astronauts aboard the ISS to manufacture tools and spare parts on their own without needing anything sent up from Earth. The bio-based polyethylene was chosen for its recyclability, chemical resistance, and flexibility. […]

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February 14, 2017

How Plastic Changed the Gun Industry

There is great change currently occurring in the gun production industry. It all started back in 1980 with an, at the time, relatively unknown gun manufacturer in Austria named Glock. In 1980 the Austrian military made the decision to find a replacement for their WWII era Walther pistols they were currently using. They needed a […]

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February 7, 2017

Replacing the Metal Can with Plastic

Sonoco Packaging and McCall Farms have come together to create the TruVue clear can. This is a ground-breaking alternative to the traditional metal packaging can typically used for canned vegetables. McCall Farms is implementing the TruVue clear can in its line of Glory Farm’s Slow-Cooked vegetables and has already launched with sales in over 400 […]

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January 31, 2017

Welcome to our New Website!

Welcome to our new website! After several months of planning and development, we are proud to announce the launch of our new site! We wanted a new website to provide our customers with more streamlined and updated methods to find the prime, virgin, or compound product they need, at competitive prices to meet their production […]

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