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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: 5/30/2018

New Texas Assembly Plant Anchors Nissei’s Bid for More of Mid-to-Large U.S. Injection Press Market
Earlier this month, Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd. of Japan announced the official opening of its first U.S. assembly plant for injection molding machines in San Antonio, Texas.

Published: 5/23/2018

Unique Shoe-Lacing System Features PC Overmolded with Soft-Touch TPE
Rotary dial of patented Freelock wire closure system allows wearer to dial in comfort.

Published: 5/9/2018

Ever Seen ‘Orange Peel’ IML? Feel the ‘Peel’ at NPE2018
It’s not a new technology, but it is intriguing, and there will be several examples in production at NPE2018 in Orlando, Fla., this week.

Published: 3/22/2018

Better Molding By Design (and Experiment)
Pairing Design of Experiments (DOE) tenets with the principles of Scientific Molding can point towards a more stable injection process.

Published: 3/14/2018

The 3-to-7-Minute Color Change—Step 3: Color Planning
It is important to understand what to expect when changing from one color to another; here’s a method to analyze what steps must be taken from a cleaning standpoint.

Published: 3/8/2018

The 3-to-7-Minute Color Change—Step 2: Preparation & Equipment
Hopper and screw and barrel considerations come into play as do strategies: press-side loading, satellite hoppers or a combination of both?

Published: 3/6/2018

Video: Workforce Development Panel at Molding 2018
A panel discussion during Molding 2018 centered on ways the plastics industry can collaborate and coordinate on bringing talented new people into its workforce.

Published: 3/2/2018

Cold Pressed-In Threaded Inserts: An Economical Alternative
Cold pressed-in threaded inserts provide a sturdy and cost-effective alternative to heat staking or ultrasonically installed threaded inserts. Discover the advantages and see it in action here. (Sponsored Content)

Published: 3/1/2018

PT Columnists Bozzelli and Sepe Headline New SPE Conference
Design for Injection Molding and 3D Printing technical conference slated for March in Illinois.