Posts Tagged ‘RPET’

SPI & NAPCOR Start Recycling Programs for Thermoformed Materials

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Community | Mar 29, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on SPI & NAPCOR Start Recycling Programs for Thermoformed Materials

I read recently that SPI and the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) announced that three United States recycling operators have been selected to receive grants toward establishing model programs for collection and intermediate processing of PET thermoformed packaging.  This is a great start and something desperately needed by the plastics industry. It’s discouraging to see the plastic bottles and thermoforms treated as […]

Shepherd keeps business after local customer moves production to the Czech Republic

Posted by | Filed under Design, Manufacturing, Material | Mar 1, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Shepherd keeps business after local customer moves production to the Czech Republic

For years we have supplied a local customer thermoformed dust covers.  These covers have some nasty undercuts that were required in order to fit the clients product and its intended use.  Shepherd struggled with the job at production start up but eventually overcame the unique learning curve that this project mandated. When we learned that […]

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