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Issue Number 24 OCTOBER 2012
Welcome to extrusions from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge® Industries, Inc., the Fluid Transfer Specialists®.

We invite your feedback and suggestions. Do you have an idea for an article? Do you have a technical question you would like to ask our team? Email us at extrusions@newageindustries.com. Thanks!


nylon tubingThe Nylon Tubing Shortage
What's Going On?

Many nylon-12 tubing manufacturers have been faced with shortages of raw materials over the last twelve months. And the outlook for the remainder of the year, and into the first half of next year, is uncertain. What are the reasons behind these supply interruptions?

Compounders of PA-12, the resin we refer to as nylon 12, found that they were able to command a much higher profit margin on their product in emerging markets like solar panel arrays and fiber optic cables than they were in the more mature automobile and tubing extrusion markets. This situation triggered supply shortages and multiple price increases for the tubing market.

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hot air balloonsNot-So-Typical Applications

In most applications tubing is used to convey fluid, air, gas, or a granular material from one point to another. But occasionally someone has another idea.

Below are some of the more unusual applications we've been involved with, along with the reasons why plastic or rubber tubing was chosen.

  • Decorative weaving in a hot air balloon basket – polyethylene offers light weight and provides a selection of bright colors

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Meet the Team
Information Technology

Meet the TeamHere’s an opportunity to get to know the people who are NewAge Industries. Thanks to our ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program) all team members are owners and have a real stake in the daily operation and success of the company.

The IT team takes care of a ton of seemingly behind-the-scenes functions for customers and team members. They're responsible for the procurement, maintenance, and replacement of all the company's computer hardware and software, including computer-related devices such as phones, scanners, printers, and copiers. They program the equipment so that it runs properly and efficiently, make sure our website is up and running, and are quick to answer if a problem arises. The IT team handles many things that help make everyone else's jobs seem effortless.

"The IT team has been successful at NewAge primarily by being part of Strategic Planning and Process Development. That permits us to effectively meet company goals and expectations. We are also fortunate to have some pretty skillful members from other teams assisting in these endeavors."
Dave Greer
Director of Information Technology
21 years

Dennis Choing
Technical Assistant
2 years

Rich MacDonald
Network Administrator
6 years

Yelena Yakovlev
Programmer
3 years

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On the Light Side

Cartoon


In the Next Issue

  • Fittings 101
  • Helping Our Community
  • Tech Talk
    A Dozen Ways to Customize Tubing with Additives

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IN THIS ISSUE

The Nylon Tubing Shortage
What's Going On?

Not-So-Typical Applications

Meet the Team
Information Technology

On the Light Side
A Touch of Humor


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NewAge offers Tubing and Hose in a wide variety of materials
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NewAge Industries' AdvantaPure products are manufactured to meet the strict sanitary requirements of the Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, Cosmetic, and Food Industries. Platinum-cured silicone tubing and silicone hose are manufactured in our state-of-the-art clean room and are ideal for applications that require cleanliness, non-toxicity, and resistance to extreme temperature variations. AdvantaPure also provides stainless-steel overbraided and rubber-covered fluoropolymer hose, sanitary fittings, and complete hose assemblies.

SPECIAL REDUCED PRICING
While Supplies Last

We are offering special discounts on select tubing, hose, & fittings products. These reduced prices are good while supplies last.

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