NEWS

PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

One-Step Method for Blow Molding Composites

Lanxess forms and bonds Tepex composite sheet to a blow molded parison in the mold.


PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Graham Partners Assembles Medical Molding Group

Investment firm has funded a new conglomerate of three medical injection molders.


PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Digital Manufacturing Network Offers ‘Radical Transparency’ Over Multiple Processes, Providers & Continents

Fictiv now offers complete visibility of complete value chain from design upload to production, quality, shipping and pricing for metal and plastic prototypes and production parts from a “Digital Ecosystem” of 250+ partners in the U.S. a...


PUBLISHED: 9/7/2020

Reports from PLASTICS, VDMA and Haitian Show Mixed Machinery Results

Second quarter North America sales grow, while over the first half of 2020, domestic sales were flat for Haitian in China, as German machinery makers saw sales fall 20% over same time.


PUBLISHED: 9/3/2020

Coperion Goes Remote to Upgrade Compounding Line

Project encompassed both a control software update as well as mechanical overhauls on the system. 


PUBLISHED: 9/3/2020

Ascend Acquires Italy's Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Acquisiton of the two Italian companies expands Ascent Performance Materials’ portfolio and production footprint.


PUBLISHED: 9/3/2020

Conventus Now Authorized Distributor for Evonik's Vestakeep PEEK Compounds in U.S. & Canada

Evonik’s PEEK compounds expand Conventus’ already strong portfolio of high-temperature thermoplastic resins and compounds.


PUBLISHED: 9/2/2020

Maag Buys Industrial Controls Company

Addition of XanTec to expand Maag Group’s digital offerings.


PUBLISHED: 9/2/2020

Melt Pumps Play Key Role in Nonwovens Production

Processors producing melt-blown nonwovens for face masks are finding that pumps provide needed precision and efficiency in the extrusion process.


PUBLISHED: 9/2/2020

Engel Announces Virtual Event to Showcase Planned Fakuma Rollouts

The injection molding machine and automation supplier says its e-xperience virtual event to be held Oct. 13-16 will feature exhibits, a presentation program, and one-on-one meetings with local contacts and other experts.