Category Archives: In-Mold Decorating

IMD Boosts Appearance of Auto Panels

Leonhard Kurz of Fürth, Germany, is introducing several new ways to decorate molded plastic parts. In one example, overmolded composite parts are in-mold decorated, replacing expensive lacquering and [..]

Automotive, In-Mold Decorating, In-mold labeling (IML) ,

K2016: Engel Will Show New IMD Technique

The latest in efforts to replace painted interior automotive parts with in-mold decorating (IMD) will be shown in the Engel booth at K2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany Oct. 19-26. [..]

In-Mold Decorating, Injection Molding, polypropylene ,

Functional Foils Replace ITO Lamination in Highly Automated Cell

One of the many interesting demonstrations at K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany next month will be a highly automated cell showing how indium tin oxide foils can be [..]

Acrylic, Automation/Robotics, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Europe, In-Mold Decorating, In-mold labeling (IML), Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Lamination , , ,

Egg Cartons: Molded Pulp Or Molded Polypropylene?

The big German trade shows usually open up one day (often Sundays) to boost traffic and allow consumers to cherry pick interesting items from demonstrations. So you might [..]

Consumer Goods, Design, Europe, In-Mold Decorating, Injection Molding, polypropylene, Two-Shot , ,

NPE2012: Melt-Cube Boosts IML for Syringes

European mold makers take a lot of pride in nifty technical demonstrations at the giant K Fair held every three years in Düsseldorf, Germany.  There will be at [..]

Design, Hot runner systems, In-Mold Decorating, In-mold labeling (IML), Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Medical, North America , , ,

TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 7

NO. 7: In an interesting display of automation, molded parts combining two different decorative finishes and two types of plastic were produced by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in one [..]

Automotive, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Europe, In-Mold Decorating, Two-Shot , , , , ,