IN-MOLD DECORATING

New Package Concept Offers Relief from PP Shortages & Soaring Prices

A new IML approach that uses a thick paper label as most of the structure of a plastic container can slash resin use drastically—especially handy when resin supplies are tight and prices are soaring.

#MeetMeInChicago

Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion Conferences, together with the Amerimold Expo. 

Injection Molding: New Robots & Customer Portal for Monitoring & Remote Assistance

Campetella’s open house showcases enhancements in performance and service.

‘Partially Peelable’ IML: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

In-mold labels with a peel-off portion can be used for promotional or informational purposes.

Make Your Mark in Plastics Technology’s 'Top Shops' Survey

Benchmark your injection molding operation by being a part of our annual survey. Learn more about “best-in-class” practices that separate the tops shops from the rest.
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KNOW HOW: EXPERT ADVICE

Pay Attention to Heat Transfer

Money will be lost if cooling is not done right.

Top 10 Reasons Why Molders Fail At Implementing ‘Scientific Molding

What is Scientific Molding? And why do molders seem to have such a difficult time embracing its concepts? Here are some thoughts on the matter.

CBW Automation Gains Swiss IML Technology

CBW Automation is building IML systems based on know-how from sister company H. Muller Fabrique de Moules.

Double IMD + IML Injection Molding To Be Demonstrated at Fakuma

Patented Kurz system, demonstrated by KraussMaffei, allows two independent single-image foils to decorate two mold cavities.

In Food Packaging, Peelable IML Serves as Tamper-Evident Seal

Eliminate threaded closures and induction-sealed liners with ‘functional’ IML.

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.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Do It in the Mold

In-mold labeling and decorating are applied to packaging and automotive parts at numerous booths throughout the show.

Sumitomo’s Theme: Productivity + Flexibility + Reliability

Sumitomo Demag aims to demonstrate a combination of speed, flexibility, proprietary technologies, and automation with six machine cells running at NPE2018.

It’s All About Speed at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Sumitomo Demag all-electric toggles and hybrid injection molding machines are molding high-speed medical and packaging applications.
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Injection Molding: In-Mold PUR Coating Now Comes in Colors

Colored in-mold PUR coatings can now be added to injection molded auto parts.
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NPE Is U.S. Debut for Campetella Robotic Center

A major Italian supplier of linear and SCARA robots specializes in IML.
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Nissei Shows a Variety of Energy-Saving Presses

Nissei of Japan brings its latest all-electric and servo-hydraulic injection machines to NPE.

Servo-Hydraulic Two-Platens & Toggles on Display

Chen Hsong and subsidiary Asian Plastic Machinery are showing new energy-saving models.

Engel Rolls Out Decoject In-Mold Decorating Process

Fully automated cell that feeds a thin TPO film into the tool for back molding makes its North American debut.