VIDEOS

Injection Molding

Video: Engel Previews Its Plans for K

In a pre-K press event held at its global headquarters in Schwertberg, Austria, injection molding machine and automation supplier Engel gave the plastics trade press a preview of the technology it will display in Düsseldorf.
#kshow

Consumer Products

VIDEO: Chinaplas 2019 Draws Record Crowds

Chinaplas 2019 (May 21-24) drew a new record crowd of 163,314 to Guangzhou, filling halls that were already packed with technology full with attendees. 

Injection Molding

VIDEO: Injection Molding Experts Confront Industry’s Challenges

The technology divide in molding; worst practices; low pay and less training—a panel of injection experts tackled some of the tough issues facing processors today during a panel at Molding 2019.
#bestpractices #business

Electronics

Expectations for Electronics Defy Headlines

The electronics industry seems expected track with the overall economy’s growth for 2019, though firms with greater exposure to China may have to be more cautious during the year.
#economics #marketwatch

One Month to Molding 2019

Technically 33 days, but only one day left to save money on your registration. 

Plastics Technology’s Most-Viewed Videos of 2018

The most-viewed videos of 2018 at Plastics Technology’s YouTube Channel touched on everything from NPE2018 and recycling to cobots and design of experiments.
#npe

Additive Manufacturing

Formlabs, Gillette Partner On 3D-Printed Razor Handles

Dávid Lakatos, chief product officer at Formlabs, discusses the partnership along with 3D printing’s role in mass customization. 

Automotive

UBE Doubles Assembly, Rebuild Capacity With Factory Expansion

The Japanese press maker specializing in large injection molding machines will utilize the newly built bay to support increased assembly, including lines from recently merged Mitsubishi injection business. 

Post-Industrial Recycling

HP, Lonely Whale Discuss Scaling the Use of Ocean-Bound Plastic

Ellen Jackowski, global head of sustainability strategy and innovation at HP Inc., and Dune Ives, executive director at Lonely Whale, discuss developing the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains.
#sustainability

Packaging

DSM and APK Cooperate on Expanding Recycling of Multilayer Food Packaging Films

APK has developed a unique process that addresses end-of-life for multilayer PE/nylon 6 packaging films.