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Molder Puts the ‘Art’ into Decorating

Custom molder took its expertise in in-mold coloring, IML, and IMD to the next level with the launch of a new division, Artistry of Plastics. The operation utilizes a proprietary technique, trade named Fabric Fusion, which merges resins with textiles to create a unique seamless product design.

Injection Molding at K 2013: Doing More with Less

More productivity with less energy consumption and capital investment; more operations in the machine or manufacturing cell with less time, labor, energy, and capital—these were the common themes of injection molding exhibits at October’s K 2013 show.

Headlines from the K 2013 Show

Here’s just a taste of the innovations on display, a selection of the top headlines not covered in our September show preview.

K 2013 Preview: Injection Molding

Next month’s mammoth triennial plastics show in Düsseldorf, Germany, challenges injection molding machine builders to demonstrate technological leadership in addressing the needs of the marketplace.

Higher Speeds, More Integrated Processes at K Show

“Go faster” and “integrate more functions” look to be the guiding principles of new injection molding developments to be shown by Engel Austria at K 2013 in Dusseldorf this October.

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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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