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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]