Tag Archives: NPE2012

Onex Hopes To Work Its Magic On Germany’s KraussMaffei

KraussMaffei, the large German-based plastics processing machinery producer, is now part of its fourth ownership group since 2000, when the Mannesmann Group dissolved. The new owner is Onex [..]

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Will Ford Lead With Printed Electronic Roof Headliner?

As new auto models are announced in the next two months keep an eye out for a game changer—a roof liner in which printed electronic circuits encapsulated in [..]

Automotive, Injection Molding, Insert Molding, North America, Polycarbonate, polypropylene, Resin Transfer Molding , , , ,

Weak Economy? Are You Kidding Me?

If you listen to the daily news on TV, you’d think America is still mired in a recession. It certainly doesn’t feel that way in the plastics industry, [..]

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Research Shows Interesting Potential for Bioplastics

Significant research is taking place to extend potential applications for bioplastics. That was apparent from several papers presented at last month’s Annual Technical Conference (Antec) of the Society [..]

Bioplastics, North America, Packaging, Reinforcing Material ,

Engel Shows Auto Interior With Phone-Like Controls

One of the particularly innovative exhibits at NPE20912 held in Orlando, FL last week was an automotive interior console with touchpad controls – no buttons or switches. It [..]

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New Molding Machines May Highlight NPE2012

One of the interesting signs of a rebounding US economy –led by manufacturing—is the return of significant operating injection molding machinery at NPE2012, the every-three-years American plastics show. [..]

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