NPE2018

NPE2018: The Plastics Show provides exclusive access to the people, processes, science and ideas that are shaping the future of plastics. Attend NPE2018 to build connections, exchange ideas and explore the largest concentration of machinery, tools, technology and professional training available in today’s industry marketplace.  Plastics Technology is proud to be an official NPE2018 Show Daily partner, bringing you exclusive coverage of the macro-trends on display and the technology that’s driving the future of plastics. 

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News Highlights from NPE2018

Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.
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New Program Guarantees Performance of Auxiliary Equipment

Web-based and cloud-powered, Conair’s new SmartServices platform is key to its just-launched ‘Uptime Guaranteed’ initiative.

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Hot Runners: Single Valve Gate System Features Compact Profile

By doubling as a locating ring and housing all the mechanics internally, a new valve-gate system greatly reduces mold-height requirements.