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Published: 1/26/2017

K 2016 Proves Additive Manufacturing Has Staying Power
K 2016 made clear that additive manufacturing is establishing a prominent position at the triennial show among long-running mainstays like injection molding, extrusion, blowmolding and thermoforming.

Published: 1/20/2017

Plastics Industry Association Sees Strength in Industry Numbers
The Plastics Industry Association discussed a new report on the size and state of the U.S. plastics industry against the backdrop of new political leadership in Washington.

Published: 1/18/2017

Largest-Ever Rear-Quarter Window Sports Lexan PC
New-generation multi-purpose MPVs feature rear-quarter window that is 40% lighter than comparable glass version.

Published: 1/18/2017

Connectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation at K 2016
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.

Published: 1/18/2017

Braskem America's UHMWPE Plant Up and Running
The new UHMWPE plant represents another milestone in the company's North American growth strategy.

Published: 12/28/2016

K 2016 Blow Molding: A Host of New Machines Take on Challenging Shapes
From very small to very large, from hotel amenity bottles to automotive jounce bumpers, new and upgraded machines tackle difficult jobs while improving productivity, quality, and energy efficiency.

Published: 12/27/2016

Precision Molding Without a QC Department?
At Prism Plastics, quality is baked into every step of the process. The result: 1 billion parts per year with a defect rate less than 1 ppm.

Published: 12/21/2016

Hexpol TPE Starts Up North American Production
The company's latest global expansion capabilities installed at its RheTech Colors facility in Ohio.

Published: 12/18/2016

Left & Right Door Panels from One Machine, One Mold, Twin Robots
Two robots one one beam are controlled through the injection machine.

Published: 12/8/2016

Glass-Reinforced ABS/Nylon Debuts in Customized Control Panel Housing
Ineos Styrolution's Terblend N chosen by two premium agricultural utility vehicle manufacturers.