- Print ISBN 9781437735260
- Electronic ISBN 9781437735284
As a consultant to the plastics industry, Ottmar Brandau’s focus is on using his engineering knowhow and production management experience to improve quality and productivity, cut down cycle time and introduce secondary processes such as inline printing. This book is a thoroughly practical handbook that provides engineers and managers with the toolkit to improve production and engineering aspects in their own businesses – saving money, increasing output and improving competitiveness by adopting new technologies.
In this book, Brandau covers the engineering aspects of bottle production and the relevant production processes (focusing on blow molding), along with plant layout and organization and production management, to produce the definitive handbook for engineers and managers alike.
Engineers and managers in the plastics industry working in the fields of blow molding, injection molding, rotational molding and other plastic bottle and container production technologies.
Plastics Engineers (mostly with an academic background in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry), Quality Engineers and Production Managers.
"PETplanet insider is publishing extracts from successive chapters of Ottmar Brandau’s "Bottles, Preforms and Closures," which was first published by hbmedia. A newly revised edition is reissued under the Elsevier imprint."--PETplanet insider, April 2014