• Breath of Fresh Air

    A leader in Australian air conditioning and ducting distributer required high quality recycled polypropylene to be competitive with cheap imports from China. Astron Plastics developed, in conjunction with the client, a specially formulated MFI (malt flow index). This has resulted in an extrusion grade material that allows the client to benefit economically from the low cost of recycled resin, while

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  • Covering the Hay the Safe Way

    An innovative farming couple have been recognised for their contributions to the farming industry through multiple awards, including the 2010 National Farmers Federation ‘Innovation in Agriculture Award for New Technology’ as well as winning the Australian Broadcasting Corporations ‘The New Inventors’. After the development of their own prototypes, Astron Plastics now produce these renowned Hay Caps which support long-term security

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  • A Sustainable Development

    One of Australia’s largest power cable manufacturer, is mobilizing to protect the environment and to provide sustainable products and solutions to its customers. One of the initiatives is the sourcing of recycled polypropylene for the production of cable reels. The black polypropylene injection grade material is used to make thousands per month. Astron Plastics are pleased to offer this comprehensive

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  • Green Investment

    Over 100 tonnes a month of recycled black polypropylene is provided to Australia’s largest pot plant manufacturer. This partnership has millions of recycled plastic pot plants manufactured in Australia using Astron recycled resin. The quality and consistency of Astron recycled resin allows the manufacturing process to run 24 hours a day seven days a week. These pots are sourced by

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  • Anchor’s Aweigh

    Astron is working closely with dairy giant Fonterra to help close the loop for their Anchor LightProof™ milk bottle range. Every year Astron collect tens of thousands of Anchor milk bottles.

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  • astron addresses a windy issue

    Astron Addresses a Windy Issue

    Astron has been awarded the contract to supply its underground cable cover manufactured from recycled plastic to the Macarthur Wind farm.

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  • trash talking

    Trash Talking

    Astron has used its recycled resin to produce sustainable garbage bags. Each bag is made from 100% recycled plastic and are perfect fit for office bins.

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  • beware imported cable cover

    Beware: Imported cable cover

    In the past couple of years, Astron has experienced a number of instances of clients being caught with imported cable cover that claim to meet the AS4702 standard.

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  • mine covers yours

    Mine Covers Yours

    Astron has been awarded the cable cover supply contract for Ravensworth Mine. Owned by Xstrata Coal, Ravensworth Mine is one of the world’s largest exporter of thermal coal.

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  • astron slips into the export markets

    Astron Slips into the Export Markets

    Astron and Longwarry Food park are working together to send milk powder to export markets.

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  • gsk make it, astron take it

    GSK make it, Astron take it… and recycle it

    Astron Plastics has recently been awarded the contract to remove 600,000kg of LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) from GlaxoSmithKline’s Boronia site.

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