Relive NPE2015 through photos taken by the Plastics Technology staff.
Digital Managing Editor
NPE2015 exhibit space surpassed 1,100,000 net square feet.
Leak testing system from Proco Machinery.
Sabic proudly displaying the Strati, the world’s first 3D-printed car.
Cool shot of a Reifenhäuser long screw.
Nissei ASB showcased injection stretch blow molding solutions.
No surprise that Wittmann Battenfeld, known for elaborate displays of its automation technologies, drew quite a crowd.
Arburg presented its freeformer, which is designed for industrial additive manufacturing, to the U.S. for the first time.
Milacron made a statement at the show—the company had the largest booth ever in NPE history.
Engel's concept for manufacturing a hybrid, brake pedal from thermoplastic fabric was on display.
Pure Loop GmbH, part of the Erema group, was recently established to focus on shredder/extruder recycling.
An aerial view of the KraussMaffei booth.
LSR thermoplastic overmolding at Boy Machines.
John Bozzelli, founder of Injection Molding Solutions and a columnist for Plastics Technology, gave a presentation at the PT Knowledge Network.
The Pursuing Zero Waste Fashion Show opened NPE2015. It featured clothing made from recycled or reused plastics.
Robot from Star Automation.
The OCCC awaits your return for NPE2018, which will take place May 7-11.
Calling it the most successful NPE in the 69-year history of the show, NPE2015 was massive—and that's not just talking about the distance between the show halls. More than 60,000 industry professionals visited the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) to see exhibits by more than 2,000 companies.
There was no shortage of things to see at the show. As such, the Plastics Technology team has put together this slideshow of highlights from NPE. Enjoy!