#SUSTAINABILITY

Bentley Teases the Future of Coachbuilding

February 12, 2020 at 6:14 PM

Limited-edition Bacalar supercar to take styling cues from last year’s EXP 100 concept

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

February 03, 2020 at 8:16 AM

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.

Injection Molders: Do You Have Your Sustainability Story Straight?

January 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM

In the coming years, injection molders will be asked to help improve the sustainability of the products and components they help create—will you be ready to answer the call?

How Bentley Is Saving Water

January 27, 2020 at 9:53 AM

Last fall Bentley planted 100 native British trees around its site in Crewe. Now it is getting additional sources of water for them and other uses at its facilities.

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

January 20, 2020 at 9:45 AM

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

Recycling & Scrap Reclaim: Machinery Technology Advances as 'Circular Economy' Takes Hold

January 01, 2020 at 1:00 AM

The circular economy and recycling were the top themes at K 2019, and machine builders responded with new systems to improve equipment performance and material quality.

Bikes, Buses and Drones at SEAT

December 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM

SEAT is improving its environmental footprint, in part by taking to the air

IBM Touts Next-Gen EV Battery Tech

December 20, 2019 at 4:26 PM

New chemistry is said to be cheaper, more powerful, faster to charge, less volatile and more sustainable than current lithium-ion batteries. 

Learn from Injection Molding’s Thought Leaders: Register Now for Molding 2020

December 01, 2019 at 12:59 PM

The world’s premier injection molding technical conference comes to Chicago, March 17-19.

Brush Up on Recycling in Honor of America Recycles Day

November 15, 2019 at 11:40 AM

Plastics are an extremely important part of our daily lives—and their proper disposal is extremely important as well. Recycling is the key to saving energy and keeping plastics out of oceans and landfills. In honor of America Recycles Day, check out Recycling 101 on This Is Plastics to brush up on the basics, and go beyond to see how the industry is innovating to recycle more plastics or turn these resources into energy.

Sustainability and Circularity at NPE2021

November 15, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Circularity will be a show-defining feature of NPE2021, including an expanded, dedicated exhibit zone spotlighting sustainability.

Frito-Lay, Transportation and the Environment

October 09, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Addressing greenhouse gas reduction in the snack food supply chain

Second Act for Shaffer’s Consulting Business Includes Sustainability

October 03, 2019 at 2:24 PM

Machinery and molding veteran restarts consulting business with an eye on technology and ecology.

Robots in the Auto Industry

September 23, 2019 at 6:00 AM

When it comes to the deployment of robots, the auto industry is the hands-down leader. Or maybe that should be “gripper down”

Audi, Aluminum, Environment

September 04, 2019 at 8:57 AM

Audi looks to its supply chain to help transform the company to a carbon-neutral manufacturer.

Porsche Program for Carbon Offsets

August 07, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Drive a Porsche. Help save the environment.

Audi, Aluminum, Environment

July 25, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Audi looks to its supply chain to help transform the company to a carbon-neutral manufacturer

Braskem, Kautex, Erema Partner to Showcase Circular Economy in Action at K2019

July 23, 2019 at 5:34 PM

Live demos include the production of three-layer HDPE bottles with a foamed middle layer, made with bioplastics and PCR, as well as recycling the bottles on-site during K.  

Happy Birthday, Bentley

July 10, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Bentley celebrates its centenary with a concept car

Plastics and the Environment

July 03, 2019 at 2:25 PM

A materials processor acknowledges it is important to contribute to the circular economy.