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. 

Post-consumer recycle (PCR) tube, from Berry Global.

Recycled Content: A Hot Trend in Packaging

Using recycled content in packaging reduces the environmental footprint of the package and incentivizes recycling. There are plenty of technical solutions to overcome the barriers.


NPE2018 New Technology Focus: PET Machines Stretch the Limits

A huge variety of new one- and two-stage machines are blowing PET bottles and jars at the show.
New Product Announcements
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New Welding Technology From Rinco Ultrasonics

Rinco launches the Electrical Motion ultrasonic welding system and AGM Pro ultrasonic generator for automated welding at NPE.