PT ZONE: Automotive

INJECTION MOLDING: New High-Speed Hybrid Machine And Novel Robot at NPE
Look for everything from automotive hybrid composites to medical in-mold assembly. More (+)
INJECTION MOLDING: Six Wittmann Molding Cells And New Robots in Orlando
From micromolding to 650-ton presses will be operating with robots, IML, LSR, Varioutherm, foam, and two-shot molding. More (+)


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The Garage Is Open…Again

Like ‘the good old days,’ you’ll get to check out startup companies with fresh ideas and new technologies at NPE2015

Solid Growth Continues

Compared with a year ago, the index increased 8.4% in December, which was also the fastest month-over-month growth since August.

Molder’s Mantra: Go Lean, Stay Green

All-electric presses combined with home-built technologies and energy-efficient initiatives at PMT.

MATERIALS: Long Fiber Nylon Composites Offer Enhanced Surface Appearance

PlastiComp's new LFT nylon 6 and 66 composites boast enhanced aesthetics and easier molding.

Plastics Plug In To Charged-Up Electronics Sector

Cars with cameras, watches with phones, and sensors on everything—our ubiquitously wired lives mean opportunities for plastics in electronics, especially as gadgets go flexible.

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OVERVIEW:
Automotive

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Automotive continues to be a key end market for plastics processors of all types for under-the-hood, body and interior applications. OEMs have turned to plastics to cut vehicle weight while also reducing cost and improving safety, performance, and fuel efficiency. These trends are likely to continue in the future, and this zone is aimed at keeping you up to date on the materials, equipment and processing best practices you’ll need to compete.


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