NPE Channel Articles

Extrusion Expert takes on NPE2012

April 13, 2012

Our Extrusion Expert series continues on April 26 with Allan Griff's report on the new and unusual in extrusion at the upcoming NPE Plastics Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5. He'll include selected extrusion-related materials, additives and end products, too, not just machinery. He...

Kreyenborg launches new backflush screen changer, files suit against PSI

April 12, 2012

Since only one out of four screens is taken out of the production during backflush or screen change, a new backflush screen changer reportedly maintains higher constant melt pressure during screen change and backflush. The new version of the V-Type backflush screen changer from Kreyenborg GmbH, K...

New name, renewed North American emphasis for Woojin

April 10, 2012

After missing the last two NPE show cycles, Korean injection molding machine supplier Woojin brought a new name and a renewed focus on North America to NPE2012 in Orlando. Effective April 1, it changed its moniker from Woojin Selex to Woojin Plaimm Co. Ltd. The company brought seven machines...

Feng Ping announces U.S. expansion at NPE2012

April 1, 2012

China-based, U.S.-owned and -managed Feng Ping Tooling (booth #58033) is using its first stateside exhibition to announce the opening of a new U.S.-based business. Speaking on Sunday April 1 before NPE2012 show open, brothers and Feng Ping founders James and John Fiocchi told PlasticsToday that...

Kuka Robotics to debut shelf-mount series of robots at NPE2012

March 30, 2012

Kuka Robotics will make the North American debut of its KR Quantec K shelf-mounted robots at booth (#213). The Quantec series of shelf-mount robots include the KR Quantec K120 R3900 ultra, which weighs in at 270 kg, and has a reach of 2900 mm and payload capacity of 120 kg, and the KR Q Quantec K...

Pack your questions: ANTEC to offers more than 500 presentations at NPE

March 30, 2012

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC annual technical conference is also making the move from Chicago to Orlandno, once again running concurrently with the triennial NPE plastics event, with preregistration running ahead of 2009 levels. ANTEC 2012 will offer 550 technical papers in 40...

Good teamwork: Plastics in Sports exhibits showcase plastics influence on sports

March 30, 2012

NPE2012 hopes its new exhibit will be a slam-dunk. NPE’s Plastics in Sports exhibits will show the teamwork between sports and plastics. The exhibits will display how the technological achievements in plastic materials, molding, equipment, designs, and processes have advanced various...

NPE Channel Products

KraussMaffei

KraussMaffei sees bright prospects for technology fusion

ColorForm is a process for producing complex multicomponent parts with high-quality surfaces in a single, economical process step using a closed mould. KraussMaffei, with several system partners, designed ColorForm to offer users a rapid entry into the next generation of multicomponent parts....

Sigma NPE

Virtual mold & process development tool introduced at NPE2012

SIGMASOFT® is introduced by SIGMA® to provide a virtual mold & process development tool for polymer injection processes. It literally creates a virtual molding machine that can be used to optimize the mold design and process before steel is cut. While simulation has been established...

Yushin

Discover Yushin’s “Heartful Technology” at NPE2012

Yushin America will be exhibiting at the upcoming NPE2012 in Orlando, Florida giving its attendees a taste of Yushin’s “heartful technology”. This event will be the perfect opportunity for attendees to indulge their eyes, ears, and minds in Yushin’s latest products. One of...

ENGEL

ENGEL Makes the Difference

ENGEL is the world’s largest producer of injection molding equipment, with eight manufacturing facilities and worldwide sales, service and support. At ENGEL North America, we leverage this worldwide technological expertise to bring new machine concepts and innovative applications to...

Enercon

Improve Surface Adhesion for Polymers

Plastics have chemically inert and nonporous surfaces with low surface tensions. This makes them nonreceptive to bonding with inks, adhesives, coatings, and other substrates. Corona treaters, Plasma treaters and Flame treaters improve the adhesion of plastics. Plasma Treatment for Printing,...

Gloucester

For Film & Sheet Solutions at NPE, Look no Further than Gloucester Engineering, Booth 3343!

Looking for the latest technologies in blown film, cast film, sheet and foam at NPE 2012? Look no further than the Gloucester Engineering booth, #3343 in the West Hall of the Orange County Convention Center.   As the global leader in plastics extrusion and converting, Gloucester...

Gneuss to offer variety of products at NPE

Gneuss offers Filtration Technology, Measurement Technology and Processing Technology. The family-owned company was founded in 1983 and currently employs 150 people worldwide. Gneuss owns more than 50 patents for its products.   Gneuss’ fully-automatic Rotary Filtration Systems ...

Ying Shing Enterprises Ltd.

Ying Shing Enterprises is a precision tool making and injection molding facility located in Zhuhai, China. Ying Shing’s state of the art equipment, manufacturing systems and experienced staff are able to meet the requirements of the most demanding product finishes and precision. Our...

Portugal

What brings world product leaders to Portugal?

Portuguese Engineering & Tooling Industry success lies in an integrated problem-solving approach promoting collaborative work from product design to production, fostering development and expertise in the success of its business, translated into exporting more than 90% of its production for...

AireYork

Custom designed Chillers

We know there are many equipment manufacturers with a lot of great products, but at Aireyork.net we custom design chillers for specific applications and specific challenges to create specific solutions for specific costumers like you…   In addition, we maintain a stock of 200...