Michael LeGault Contributing Writer

Michael R. LeGault is a freelance writer located in Seattle, Washington, U.S., and the former editor of Canadian Plastics magazine (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

Thermoforming

Thermoforming at NPE: Machines Raise Performance Bar

By: Michael LeGault

Exhibitors at this year’s show introduced an assortment of new machines and upgraded models with designs incorporating the latest in mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic technologies.

Barrier

Blow Molding at NPE: Pushing the Envelope in Speed, Flexibility, Energy Savings

By: Michael LeGault

New models of blow molding machines at the show were dominated by wheel machines and stretch-blow systems.

Stretch

All-Electric Blow Molding Is Reaching the Tipping Point

By: Michael LeGault

After years of talk, all-electric blow molding machines seem poised to make advances.

Thermoforming

Thermoforming at NPE: Less Scrap, More Power For the Buck

By: Michael LeGault

Most of the developments will focus on in-line systems.

Blow Molding

Blow Molding at NPE: Speed, Quality & Flexibility Take Center Stage

By: Michael LeGault

Wheel machines in particular will be on display.