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Published: 8/20/2018

Innovation Abounds at NPE2018
Here is a review of some notable moldmaking innovations and advancements on display at NPE2018.

Published: 8/6/2018

Moldmaking on Full Display at NPE2018
Collaboration is the name of the game, as more than 60 North American mold builders showcased their capabilities in shared demonstrations across the show floor.

Published: 7/17/2018

Industry 4.0: A Work in Progress
At NPE2018, Thorsten Kümann, secretary general of Euromap, the umbrella organization of European plastics and rubber machinery producers, led a highly informative “walking seminar” of the state of development of communications stand...

Published: 7/16/2018

VIDEO: NPE2018’s Materials & Additives Trends in Focus
Plastics Technology Senior Editor Lilli Manolis Sherman discusses advances and trends on display in resins and additives at NPE2018 with Executive Editor Jim Callari.

Published: 7/10/2018

VIDEO: NPE2018 Impressions from the Show Floor
Plastics Technology’s editors discuss the latest trends in plastics processing at NPE2018 from the show floor.

Published: 6/27/2018

‘Artistic’ Robot At NPE
Star Automation programmed a servo robot to paint Japanese calligraphy at NPE2018 after carefully loading the brush with ink and rinsing the brush between demonstrations.

Published: 6/25/2018

Keeping the Robots Busy
Two molding machines, two linear robots, and a seven-axis collaborative robot produced a shaker cup at NPE2018.

Published: 6/19/2018

Blow Molding: They Said It Couldn’t Be Done
At the recent NPE2018 show in Orlando, Fla., Jomar Corp., Pleasantville, N.J., may have opened some eyes to the unsuspected capabilities of injection-blow molding.

Published: 6/8/2018

Chen Hsong Makes New Push in U.S. Market for Injection Machines
With two new lines of energy-efficient presses and a new sales-representative firm, Chen Hsong Group of Hong Kong is putting new emphasis on the U.S. market for injection molding machines.

Published: 6/6/2018

3D Printing LSR
Yes, you read that right: Liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is 3D printable.