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Astra Polymers Sales & Service Excellence

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Astra Polymers is pleased to announce the signing of Reach Compliance Agreement with B-Lands Consulting, Grenoble - France

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The 10th Annual GPCA Forum - Dubai 2015

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Astra Polymers Technical Seminar - Amman, Jordan 19th January 2015.

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Arabplast - Dubai 2015

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PLASCON GPCA - Sharjah 2014

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Saudi Plastics & Petrochem - Riyadh 2014

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Plasti & Pack Pakistan - Lahore 2013

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GPCA PlastCon - Dubai 2013

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BASF Middle East and Astra Polymers reinforce cooperation

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Astra Polymers pleased to announce our new manufacturing Plant in Rabigh .

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Astra Polymers go live with globalized SAP system.

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Astra Polymers India Project.

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Saudi Print & Pack - Riyadh 2011

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Injection Molding

Injection molding is a manufacturing technique for making parts from thermoplastic material. Molten plastic is injected at high pressure into a mold, which is the inverse of the product's shape. The mold is made by a mold maker (or toolmaker) from metal, usually either steel or aluminum, and precision-machined to form the features of the desired part. Injection molding is widely used for manufacturing a variety of parts, from the smallest component to entire body panels of cars. Injection Molding is the most common method of production, with some commonly made items including bottle caps and outdoor furniture.

The most commonly used thermoplastic materials are polystyrene (low cost, lacking the strength and longevity of other materials), ABS or acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (a co-polymer or mixture of compounds used for everything from toy parts to electronics housings), nylon (chemically resistant, heat resistant, tough and flexible - used for combs), polypropylene (tough and flexible - used for containers), polyethylene, and polyvinyl chloride or PVC (more common in extrusions as used for pipes, window frames, or as the insulation on wiring where it is rendered flexible by the inclusion of a high proportion of plasticiser).