We believe that plastics are an incredible material that has caused humans to live better, healthier and longer because of plastics.

We recognize that, when improperly managed, plastics can be harmful to the ecosystem. We believe the long-term solution for the full benefit of the humanity and the planet is to fully engage a circular economy.  We are committed to work with our clients to support the design and planning for the complete life cycle of every product to be manufactured, used for it’s intended purpose, collected and fully reprocessed/“reincarnated” into a new product or designed to be responsibly disposed of in a way that that the product can return to basic elements.

We are a processor of synthetic and natural polymers. Our machines process materials manufactured by a variety of industry partners into consumer, agricultural, construction, medical, and industrial parts.

The materials are specified by our engineers to match the requirements of the product application. Typically, these requirements include mechanical attributes such as tensile strength, ductility, impact resistance and heat or cold temperature performance or chemical attributes such as resistance to fading from U.V. light exposure or performance when exposed to solvents or acids.

What are sustainable plastics?

By definition, sustainable plastics are managed within a sustainable materials management system (a Circular Economy) to avoid the creation of waste, toxics and pollution.

What is a circular economy?

A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life.

Partners

We partner with industry leaders to provide the industries most advanced environmentally responsible solutions for demanding applications.

 

Sustainable material classifications

Bio Polymers/ Bioplastics – Bioplastics are plastics derived from renewable biomass sources, such as vegetable fats and oils, corn starch, pea starch or macrobiotic.

Bioplastic can be made from agricultural byproducts and also from used plastic bottles and other containers using microorganisms. Bioplastics can be composed of starches, cellulose, biopolymers, and a variety of other materials.
Compostable Plastic – A plastic which is “capable of undergoing biological decomposition in a compost site.

As part of an available program, such that the plastic breaks down to carbon dioxide, water inorganic compounds and biomass at a rate consistent with known compostable materials and leaves no toxic residue” (ASTM) Compostable is different than biodegradable by the fact that it must be contained in specific sites and specific environmental conditions.
Biodegradable – Biodegradable plastic is plastic that’s designed to break up when exposed to the presence of microorganisms.

It is usually made from natural byproducts, and follows rigorously controlled conditions of temperature and humidity in industrial environments. Most biodegradable and compostable plastics are called bioplastic and they are generally made from plants (such as bamboo or sugarcane) rather than fossil fuels.
Recyclable Plastic – A plastic that can be reclaimed, reprocessed and returned back into the production stream of useful products.

Plastics have been segregated into 7 categories identified with the recycle symbol and a number designating the type of plastic.
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Texas Injection Molding Environmental Policy: Texas Injection Molding believes it has an important duty to ensure good environmental performance in all its business operations and to provide the necessary organization, commitment, and training to fulfill this obligation. The senior management firmly believes in, and is committed to monitoring and improving environmental performance, pollution prevention and environmental protection.

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