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In Times of Crisis People Fall Back on What Works – Plastic

Along with many firsts brought to us by Covid-19, one is a seemingly reversal of thinking about plastic of all kinds. Starbucks, after promising the public it would reduce plastic use, announced recently that it would not refill customer cups but use regular (sterile) plastic cups instead. In...

Consumer Brands Struggle to Find Alternatives to Plastic

Despite all the public rhetoric about ocean plastic and land fills with plastic that will last a thousand years, companies are hard pressed to find good alternatives to the “miracle of plastic.” Plastic packaging is so light, strong, versatile, and attractive that the benefits are clear. What is...

Microdyne’s Business Continuity Plan – 7/15/2020

  Updated 7/15/2020 Microdyne is planning on staying open, based on Homeland Security Guidelines. Microdyne is a certified Medical Device Manufacturer with the FDA and is licensed through the California Department of Public Health, Food and Drug Branch. Each department will continuously...

Reservoir Shade and Bird Balls – Designed and Made by Microdyne

Microdyne’s Reservoir Shade Balls are used around the world to conserve water. (Water conservation balls.) Microdyne invented a concept and production technology to make the balls and properly keep them properly floating.  They are also called Reservoir Shade or “Bird” Balls.  When the...

Micro Injection Molding Products

Micro Injection Molding is a specialty of Microdyne Plastics.   Plastic Injection molded products include a huge array of items in every home, office and automobile. Blow molding is used for most plastic bottles, but most other plastic items are made using injection molding. They represent a...

Automotive Injection Molding

The obvious reason to use plastics in automobiles is to reduce weight to increase gas mileage. This will continue for the foreseeable future. However, advanced plastics and composites also allow car designers another level of creativity unavailable in steel and aluminum.   The average car in...

Four reasons it is time to replace your tools

Plastic Manufacturing Tips for Tool Replacement All blow molded, and injection molded plastic products are formed with molds that are called tools. These tools are both molds and machines that are manipulated by larger machinery to form each specific part or product. The tools must come apart to...

Plastic Recycling Efforts Supported by Foundation

Plastic recycling has two halves:  Plastic collection and reuse. The reuse technology has improved greatly in the last few years, while the plastic collection has slid some. PepsiCo Foundation has joined the efforts to bring back the consumer participation efforts. Reuse Plastic trash must be...

Plastic Recycling Becomes a Brand Differentiator

Post-consumer recycled (PCR) containers are starting to see some activity as a brand diffentiator. Adding a portion of PCR to the resin of plastic containers is gaining momentum for naturally oriented companies and those that want to appeal to the environmentally conscious consumer. While many...

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