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Ruled redundant, could jam bars be going the way of plungers on new injection molding machines sold into the U.S.?
When the final count is made, SPI expects the number of exhibiting companies to match or exceed the record of 2,009 set at NPE2000. In net exhibit space, NPE2015 is already the largest NPE in its history,
Citing “overwhelming marketplace interest,” SPI has enlarged its Startup Garage to host 16 firms, accommodating more new ventures as well as potential investors, buyers, distributors and partners.
One week before the sector’s biggest show, the U.S. plastics industry reported a surge in equipment shipments for the full year and final quarter of 2014, with solid momentum maintained heading into 2015.
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.
Walmart’s VP of U.S. manufacturing will present at NPE2015 breakfast event.
Whether you feel it represents the basest form of political theater or the heights of patriotic rhetoric, the State of the Union Address is with us for good (barring an amendment to the Constitution).
NPE2015 has officially surpassed the previous NPE record for exhibit space with time and room to grow.
SPI and affiliate Flexible Vinyl Alliance to demonstrate how PVC saves lives.
SPE extends nomination deadline for its second-annual 'Plastics For Life' competition by two weeks.
With the launch of its Sustainability Benchmarking Tool this month, SPI will host a webinar. "Zero Waste Zone" at NPE 2015 further supports effort.
A breakfast briefing on key markets and plastics design panel discussions, which are free to attendees, join four multi-day, paid conferences on a range of technical and business topics at NPE2015.
The U.S. plastics industry in 2014 succeeded despite a near-worldwide malaise, but how long can we thrive while our global partners falter?
Shipments of primary plastics equipment were up 6 percent for the quarter and the year, while new bookings of auxiliary equipment totaled a record-breaking $108.2 million dollars in the third quarter.
Often times when companies seek to expand their business overseas they think in terms of geographic proximity but what about cultural proximity?
A well-conceived strategy can help your company overcome many external challenges but there is one adversary it will fall to every time—an internal culture at cross purposes.
Eighteen companies are already planning to exhibit in the newly-expanded NPE3D pavillion at NPE2015.
Latest personnel moves including updates from SPE, SPI, Engel, BASF, Dri-Air, Mack Molding and more.
With a little over five months until the show opens, NPE2015 is inching closer to matching the year 2000 edition—the largest ever NPE in terms of exhibit space.
Find out what the top issues facing processors are (hint: quality, energy use and the skills gap are involved), plus see reader suggestions on how to improve NPE.