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Car Light Product Automation Equipment: A Shini Case Study

To better assist our customers, we like to highlight the variety of applications and benefits of utilizing Shini systems, as shown in several posts featured on our news page.

Let’s take a moment to examine another Shini application in this case study focused on a company which specializes in manufacturing automobile light parts.
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How China’s New Ban Could Affect Plastics Recycling Worldwide

China, the world’s largest importer and recycler of plastics, metals and paper, placed an import ban on a variety of scrap materials in July of 2017. This ban may significantly affect the plastics and recycling industries, considering the fact that almost half of America’s recycled material was exported to China in 2012.

To go into specifics, this ban (announced by China to the World Trade Organization) stated that the country would not allow imports on 24 different types of scrap by the end of 2017, going as far as calling the variety of materials “foreign garbage.”
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7 Ways Recycled Plastics Are Used in Construction

Construction from recycled plasticsThe construction industry has been with mankind for centuries. From building huts and pyramids to bridges and skyscrapers, construction work dates back to the BCE era and is still evolving rapidly today.

While technology continues to grow and expand, so does the demand for construction. A rise in single-family homes being built in 2017, for example, has increased the industry’s overall spend to maintain a consistent uptick.
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10 Easy and Innovative Ways to Recycle Plastic and Other Materials During the Winter Months

recycle winter items

During the wintertime, it can be easy to get off track with eco-friendly habits, especially when presented with a variety of goods that you’re unsure about in terms of their recyclability. So if you are looking for ways to recycle plastic and many other materials this winter, keep on reading!
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Central Conveying Systems: A Shini Case Study

Currently, those working within the traditional developing model of the plastics industry are looking for ways to address the rising cost of labor, recruitment shortages, and the prices of commodities. Some in the Chinese portion of the plastics industry feel that economic structures need to be optimized and upgraded, and the use of automatic conveying systems can help fill this need.
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15 U.S. Companies Crafting Their Products from Recycled Plastics

The plastic recycling process has become part of the standard operations of a variety of industries and companies, since not only is it positive for the environment, but it also makes good business sense from a financial standpoint. In fact, many companies are incorporating plastic granulators into their operations to fully take advantage of this.

Because of plastic recycling’s widespread status, we decided to write a post around companies we’ve come across who are doing amazing things in crafting recycled plastic products into new materials.
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How Conveying Systems Have Continued to Benefit the Plastics Market

Conveying systems, and particularly pneumatic conveying systems, have proven themselves to be effective and indispensable for the operations of many manufacturing companies, particularly those in plastics processing.

To help manufacturers see the full range of advantages conveying systems can provide, we decided to craft this helpful post. Read on to discover what an efficient conveyor system can do for your business.
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Q&A with Prashant Lingam, Owner of Bamboo House India

Prashant Lingam plastics interview

Bamboo House India was recently featured in our blog post, “7 Innovations Happening in the Plastics Industry Right Now.” We were interested in learning about what’s inspired owner Prashant Lingam in their recent plastic recycling projects and what projects they plan on doing in the future, so we reached out for a Q&A:
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