Wilmington Machinery, Inc.
4628 Northchase Pkwy. NE
Wilmington, NC 28405 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
INJECTION MOLDING: Medium-Pressure Machine For Large Solid or Foam Parts
Large-shot, 800-ton press straddles the gap between standard injection and structural-foam machines.
BLOW MOLDING: Novel Industrial System Now Has Calibration, Trimming
Reciprocating-screw extrusion machine for larger parts has indexing mold stations.
BLOW MOLDING AT NPE: Wide Spectrum of New Packaging & Industrial Machines
Several new wheels, a reciprocating-screw system for industrial parts, and a host of new PET machines debuted in Orlando.
BLOW MOLDING: Versatile Wheel & Reciprocating Blow Molders at NPE
New wheel offers "unusual flexibility," and is joined by recip-screw extrusion machine.
At NPE: Versatile Wheel & Reciprocating Blow Molders
An economical machine for 10-20 million bottles/yr.
Blow Molding at NPE: Pushing the Envelope in Speed, Flexibility, Energy Savings
New models of blow molding machines at the show were dominated by wheel machines and stretch-blow systems.
Blow Molding at NPE: Speed, Quality & Flexibility Take Center Stage
Wheel machines in particular will be on display.
Injection Molding at NPE: Speed, Automation & Integration Take Center Stage
Hot buttons at the show will be multi-component molding, in-mold labeling/decorating (IML/IMD), in-mold assembly, medical molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR), micro-molding, and high-speed packaging.
INJECTION MOLDING: Larger Pallet Molding System Uses Dual Stack Molds
Wilmington Machinery, Wilmington, N.C., has expanded its Lumina Pallateeer Series to include a larger structural-foam pallet molding system with dual stack molds and a total of four cavities.
BLOW MOLDING: Electric Machines Starting to Purr
Growing use of electric drives in blow molding machinery gathered steam at the K 2010 show, as suppliers rolled out new all-electric and hybrid models for extrusion blow, injection-blow, and stretch-blow production.
NPE 2009 Wrap-Up: New Machinery for Blow Molding
Several new developments include a brand-new compression blow process, the first foamed PET bottles, and a preform decontamination approach for aseptically filled products sold at ambient temperature. Attendees also saw a new stack-mold Multi-Parting Line concept that doubles bottle output within the same machine footprint. (Additional NPE blow molding news appeared in May and June—see Learn More box.)
NPE News in Blow Molding
While occupying a relatively small category of exhibits, blow molding will present no lack of innovation at NPE.
NPE News in Injection Molding
If a better machine can help your company beat challenging economic conditions, you’ll probably find it at NPE. And finding it will be easier, thanks to our editors’ efforts to sift out of some 2000 exhibits the most significant news in injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming.
NPE 2009 News Flash
Injection MoldingHybrid Press Has Electric ClampNew injection presses that combine servo-electric and hydraulic movements to achieve high performance with energy efficiency will be discussed by Arburg Inc., Newington, Conn.
Plastic Pallets Gain Ground In an Eco-Conscious World
Low-cost wood is still king, but plastics’ reusability is a growing attraction among manufacturers looking for sustainable material-handling options. The one major hurdle is today’s high resin prices.
What to See at NPE 2006: Injection Molding
Energy-saving all-electric machines will continue to be a big draw at NPE, where new designs or upgraded models will be found in virtually every press maker’s booth.
What to See at NPE 2006: Blow Molding
Show-goers will see a range of new blow molding equipment that offers higher speeds, more cavitation, and faster changeovers.
NPE 2006 News Flash
Injection MoldingSimplified Hot Runners Save Time & CostA new lower-cost hot-runner alternative to valve gating is suited to less critical cosmetic applications where users need predictable and reliable gate opening but not sequential gate operation.
NPE News Preview: Blow Molding--Higher Speeds, More Cavities, Faster Changeovers
Improving productivity while minimizing capital cost and floorspace will be central themes of blow molding exhibits at NPE 2006.
K 2004 Wrap-Up on Injection Molding: Spotlight on Electric And Multi-Component Machines
Molders were treated to a trove of injection machinery introductions geared toward applications from micro-molding to packaging to large parts.