Newcomer in Hot-Stamping Machines

Automator America has introduced a new line of hot-stamping presses in the U.S.


Molder Expands Plant, But That’s Just the Beginning

Wescon cuts ribbon on a new addition and adds presses as part of a strategic plan to double its business.
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Plasmatreat Completes 20th Year in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Tech

  Plasmatreat just had its 20th birthday, celebrated at a party with over 300 guests at the company’s new headquarters’ site in Steinhagen, Germany.


Save the Date: Molding 2016, March 29-31

Industry’s preeminent technical conference on injection molding will have broader appeal next year.


Free Webinar on Plasma LSR Adhesion for Medical Devices

Plasmatreat's webinar addresses new LSR adhesion challenges for medical devices.


Photochromic Ink for Flex Packaging Helps Brand

Printpack's process allows for photochromic ink to be hidden and remain invisible until exposed to sunlight.


"Game-Changing" Adhesive Nominated for Prestigious R&D Award

Dow Corning's unique silicone adhesive significantly expands design options for automotive electronics.


Auxiliaries AT NPE: New Controls Link Auxiliaries

Industry 4.0—the internet of things—is bringing a new level of connectivity to auxiliary equipment. Here’s a rundown of developments there, along with other news in auxiliaries from the show.

Mold Simulation

On-Site: A Big Molder’s Technical Engineering Plus a Small Company’s Customer Service

That’s the formula for rapid growth at a new/old firm serving medical, military, and aviation markets.
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Injection Molding

Permanent Decoration for Polyolefin Injection Molded Parts

Low surface energy of nonpolar plastics like PE and PP has made them a challenge to decorate, but a new technology seeks to change that.