5 Innovations and Developments in the Injection Molding Industry

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As regular readers of our news page will note, we like to regularly share posts about changes taking place in the plastics industry. But there are a number of other related industries that benefit from Shini USA’s services, so we make sure to keep an eye on developments in those fields as well.
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Industry Analysis: The Use of Recycled Plastic in Fashion

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The importance of plastics recycling has grown in recent years due to increased environmental concerns, and many companies have begun doing their part to incorporate more recycling into their operations.

While the manufacturing sector is likely the first field we think of in regards to recycling, many others you might not suspect have also taken up the charge. Case in point, the fashion industry has recently been looking for ways to increase its green efforts.

With this post, we’ll take a look at what various fashion companies are doing to play a role in plastics recycling, as well as some efforts the industry is planning for the future.
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The Rise of Personalization in the Packaging Industry

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From printed labels to shipping boxes to laser engraved parts, there are many ways for companies to use packaging and markings as a means to customize their products. And ever since Coke’s widely successful Share a Coke campaign, many businesses have followed suit in finding ways to make their packaging more personal and customized for the buyer.

Keep on reading to take a look at some of the popular brands that are leading this new trend and see what the future holds for personalized packaging!

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How Could Plastic Packaging Taxes Impact the Industry?

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The role of sustainability and recyclability within the plastics industry has become increasingly important, with governments and advocacy groups pushing for major changes to help combat pollution, and companies doing their part to help limit the amount of plastic waste that is produced.
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How Plastics Are Made and Utilized in Manufacturing

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On our news page, we regularly feature articles about innovations happening in the plastics industry, changes that are affecting the field, novel uses of plastics, and more.

Despite writing a wide variety of articles over the years we realized we’ve never touched on just how plastics are made, something we think is worth rectifying. Read on to learn about how plastics are created by technicians and to discover key insights about the plastic manufacturing process.
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Trending in Plastics: An In-depth Look at the Plastic Straw Debate

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­­With the rise of the plastic straw debate beginning back in January of 2018, California has become the first state to make regulations against the straws, making them nearly unavailable at all restaurants and other locations, unless asked for. And if companies don’t abide by this new ruling, they might even end up in jail.
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Maharashtra Announces Ban for Single-Use Plastics: What This Could Mean for the Future of the Industry

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Maharashtra, the second-largest state in India with a population of more than 100 million people, is one of the top global leaders in the plastics industry. This Indian state has been in the news recently due to their latest announcement about their ban on single-use plastics which resulted in an uproar and a consistent flow of questions that need answers. Find out key details about this announcement in our post.
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Sustainability in the Plastics Industry

Sustainability solutions and recycling for plastics

We had the opportunity to attend the 2018 National Plastic Exposition. During that week at NPE, a variety of issues and innovations were discussed between various companies. One of the largest topics that was focused on during the exposition was, understandably, sustainability. As the issue of our plastic pollution problem becomes more and more relevant, it is important that steps are taken to reduce it as much as possible.
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