PT ZONE: In-Mold Decorating

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Emerging Technologies in the Spotlight

Smart packaging, additive manufacturing, Industry 4.0, completely reimagining the injection molding machine—those are just some of the topics to be tackled in the Emerging Technologies session at Molding 2016.

Happy Birthday to the Reciprocating Screw!

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the patenting of the reciprocating screw injection molding machine, and there are some who argue little has changed in the technology in the intervening six decades.

Adaptive Injection Control Aids IML Molding

Getting back on cycle after frequent interruptions for mold cleaning.

Save the Date: Molding 2016, March 29-31

Industry’s preeminent technical conference on injection molding will have broader appeal next year.

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In-Mold Decorating

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In-mold decorating eliminates a post-processing operation by allowing parts to be decorated during the molding cycle. Benefits are said to include enhanced manufacturing productivity, overall system cost reductions and greater design flexibility.


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