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Published: 4/23/2018

DowDuPont to Invest in Expansion of Specialty Resins and Additives
A series of investments totaling about $100 million over the next two years by DowDupont, Midland, Mich., is aimed at expanding manufacturing capacity and facility modernization at the Sabine River Works (SRW) plant in Orange County, Texas.

Published: 3/29/2018

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.

Published: 3/29/2018

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 ...

Published: 3/29/2018

Paperless ‘Smart Factory’ Based on Automated Production Monitoring
Tier 1 automotive molder’s home-built production-monitoring and ERP systems, designed for “the little guy,” boost its efficiency rating and profits.

Published: 3/27/2018

ExxonMobil Explores PP Production Expansion Along U.S. Gulf Coast
New PP project investment decision likely to be made later this year with startup as early as 2021.

Published: 3/23/2018

Linux Software Enables Advanced Functions on Hot-Runner Controllers
SISE designed the MV3 hot-runner temperature controllers with five platforms and three power card options.

Published: 3/1/2018

Novel ‘Flat’ Fiberglass Enhances Injection Molded TP Composites
Advances in fiberglass reinforcements for thermoplastics have evolved from conventional chopped strand to long-glass fibers to hybrids of long glass and carbon fibers.

Published: 3/1/2018

Now You Can Injection Mold Unpainted Automotive Soft Skins
New S-TPE for interior trim challenges slush molding and TPV competition.

Published: 3/1/2018

Ford Goes Greener for Plastics
Research scientists at Ford Motor are finding the ways and means to make more-sustainable plastics for use in their vehicles. And some of the bio-materials being used may surprise you.

Published: 2/18/2018

Chinaplas Debut for Unusual Approach To Injection Molding Thick Lenses
Engel molds thick, complex automotive lens in three layers on two injection molding machines.