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Strong Machinery Sales: Is The Party Almost Over?

The market for injection molding machinery in the United States was very strong for the past two quarters, according to data released this week by the SPI Committee On [..]

Management, Markets, North America ,

US Economy Slows; Is A Recession Coming?

Shipments of injection molding machinery in North America declined 2.4 percent in the July-to-September period compared to the same quarter last year, according to data released by the [..]

Injection Molding ,

Bush and Obama-nomics: Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez

The US Bureau of Economic Analysts last week reported that real gross domestic product — the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, [..]

Injection Molding

Molding Machinery Rises While US Economy Dips

Shipments of injection molding machinery in the United States rose 9 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the year-earlier quarter. That’s according to a new [..]

Management, North America

Shortage of Engineers Could Stall U.S. Plastics Growth

Lack of engineering talent–at any level–could slow the rapid growth of plastics manufacturing in the United States, and elsewhere in the world. “There simply are not enough engineers, plastics [..]

North America

Engel Reports Strong IMM Sales Improvement In North America

There’s new information to affirm positive growth for the American injection machinery industry, which was almost left for dead two or three year ago. From the bottom of [..]

Injection Molding ,

Free SPI Guides Decode Bioplastic Confusion

Simple misunderstandings (sometimes not so simple) have plagued the bioplastics industry since its inception. For starters, the industry was originally called the biodegradable plastics industry. Initial focus was [..]

Bioplastics, Green, North America