Category Archives: Plastic Fastener News

We’re attending: National Industrial Fastener Expo in Las Vegas


2016 National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo

We’ll be at the National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo, in Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 25 and 26th, 2016! Created by the National Fasteners Distributors Association, The National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo is the largest industrial fastener show in North America. They bring over 2,000 attendees and 600 manufacturers & distributors together to meet, network, and find […]

3D Printing – Will It Replace Traditional Plastic Manufacturing?


3D Printer for Plastic Manufacturing

Everyone has heard about 3D printing. It’s one of the most exciting innovations in technology over the last few years because you can create nearly anything you can imagine quickly and easily. The question then is whether or not it will completely replace traditional plastic manufacturing (see previous posts about plastic machining and plastic injection […]

HDPE and PVC Sales Higher in First half of 2016


American Chemistry Council

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), sales of PVC resin spiked in the first half of 2016, with sales of high density polyethylene (HDPE) also seeing strong results. In its July report, the ACC reported that from January to June of 2016, U.S. and Canadian sales of PVC grew 7.4 percent, reaching more than 7.8 billion pounds in the six […]