Description

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.

Key Features

  • Learn the tricks of the trade from an experienced engineer and manager
  • Save money: Practical strategies to improve cycle times
  • Increase productivity: Improve plant layout and organization and implement secondary processes such as inline printing

Readership

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.

Details

No. of pages:
180
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Print ISBN:
9781437735260
Electronic ISBN:
9781437735284

About the editor

Ottmar Brandau

President, OB Plastics Consulting, Ontario, Canada Process troubleshooting and training of plant and office personnel. Formerly VP Operations, Magic North America (Packaging & Containers). Member of the Omnexus (SpecialChem Plastics & Elastomers) Expert Team.

Affiliations and Expertise

OB Plastics Consulting, Ontario, Canada

Reviews

"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