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Batavia, OH 45103 US

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NPE Wrap-Up: News in Primary Machinery, Part 1
Rounding up details from the Big Show not previously reported in all our other coverage, here’s more news in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding. Next month, we’ll conclude with recycling/scrap reclaim, robots, tooling, auxiliary equipment, materials and additives.

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

Arburg ALS MES dashboard

‘Smart Data’: The Rise of the ‘Dashboards’
For North American plastics processors, NPE2018 offered the broadest exposure yet to the bundle of trends and technologies known as Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT).

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Pipe, Profile, Tubing
Check out what’s new in pipe, profile and tubing extrusion.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: All-Electrics Multiply in Blow Molding
All-electric shuttles and injection-blow machines continue to proliferate.

Arburg is molding LSR/LSR watchstraps

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: LSR in the Spotlight
LSR remains a popular topic, visible at numerous molding demos at the show.

Yizumi-HPM is molding this briefcase using MuCell foaming together with rapid heat/cool molding.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Foam Fascination
A new physical foaming process and a significant enhancement of the MuCell process attract attention at the show.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Single-Screw Extruders
What's new at the plastics industry's big trade show in single-screw extruders. 

DME TruCool conformal cooling speeds injection molding cycles

Milacron Is ‘Going Big’ at NPE2018
Milacron is emphasizing large-tonnage injection presses, enhanced customer service to maximize their uptime, and speed—both speedy delivery of parts and suppies, and products that speed up production for their customers.

Steve Maguire, founder of Maguire Products Inc.

Plastics Hall of Fame: 10 Inspiring Stories
Last evening, at the Linda W. Chapin Theatre, the Plastics Academy inducted 10 new members into the Plastics Hall of Fame. Meet these outstanding individuals with remarkable stories. Each one teaches a lesson of hard work and creative thinking.

overview of Industry 4.0 from VDMA

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: The ‘4.0’ Revolution
Injection and blow molding and robot suppliers are making Industry 4.0 the most prevalent theme of the show.

Ira Boots, Berry Plastics, Milacron

Ira Boots: Automation and Innovation for Growth
A strong believer in automation as a driver for growth, new Plastics Hall of Fame member Ira Boots has contributed to build what Berry Global is now and to give direction to Milacron.

KraussMaffei’s FiberForm cell performs multi-material overmolding

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Multicomponent Injection and Blow Molding Demos
Multicolor and multimaterial molding includes composites, LSR, and even barrier preforms and bottles at this show.

Industry 4.0 explained by VDMA

Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’
In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.

Bekum EBlow 407DL all-electric shuttle blow molder

Blow Molding at NPE2018: Blow Molding Systems Run the Full Spectrum at NPE
Machines for every process—shuttle, wheel, reciprocating-screw, accumulator-head, suction-blow, injection-blow, compression blow, and one- or two-stage stretch-blow molding—will be running in Orlando. There will be a host of new models, including electric and servo-hydraulic types.

Extrusion/Compounding at NPE2018: More…More…More!
More speed, flexibility and robustness. Across a gamut of extrusion applications, machine builders are introducing new machinery, components, and systems to dramatically raise the bar on productivity.

Roctool rapid heat/cool molding

Rapid Heat/Cool Molding with Induction Heating Achieves ‘High Definition’ Mold-Surface Replication
At least three exhibits will show the benefits of rapid heat/cool molding with Roctool’s induction heating.

Trexel MuCell P-Series for thin-wall packaging.

New Foaming Technology for Thin-Wall Parts
Trexel’s new MuCell P-Series nitrogen dosing equipment enables greater lightweighting of thin-wall packaging than ever possible before.

Zeiger resin specific screw designs

Resin-Specific Injection Screws & LSR Conversion Kit
Zeiger Industries shows a Plug-n-Play LSR conversion kit and screws designed and built of special materials for specific engineering resins, especially reinforced grades.

Milacron-Fanuc Roboshot 140 molding LSR

Solving the Puzzle of LSR Molding
See Milacron’s Enhanced LSR Package at work molding 16 puzzle pieces.

Product Categories of Milacron Plastics Technologies

Blow Molds
Chillers
Coextrusion Dies, Feedblocks
Compression/Transfer Molds
Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical)
Conveyors (parts-handling)
Cooling Towers
Cylinders (plasticating) and Liners
Dryers for Resins
Extrusion Blow Molding Machines
Extrusion Dies
Feeders
General Purpose Robots and EOAT
Granulators
Heat Exchangers
Hopper Loaders
Hoppers, Bins, Tanks
Hot Runner Components
Hot-water or Oil-circulating Temperature Controllers
Hydraulic Components and Systems
Injection Blow Molding Machines
Injection Molding Machines
Injection Molds
Mold Components
Multiple-screw Extruders
Pelletizers
Pipe Take-off Systems
Plastic Lumber Extrusion/Molding Systems
Preheaters for Materials
Profiles, Tubing, Hose Take-off Systems
Rebuilt Screws or Barrels
Screws (Plasticating)
Sheet Take-off Systems
Single-screw Extruders
Stretch-Blow Molding Machines
Temperature Controllers, Monitors

Trade Names

Cincinnati Milacron Extrusion
Ferromatik Milacron Europe
Magna Toggle Servo
Maxima
PowerPAK
Roboshot
Uniloy Milacron