NPE Channel Articles

Sipa will showcase one of its latest XFORM preform injection molding systems

January 30, 2015

PET preform and bottle production technology provider Sipa will show one of its latest XFORM preform injection molding systems at NPE2015. Also on its stand, W-151, will be a single-stage injection-stretch-blow (ISBM) molding system, Sipa T80. Sipa is sharing its stand with Athena Automation, its...

Medical device manufacturers, auto parts makers set to benefit from new RTP offerings

January 29, 2015

Highlights at the RTP Company booth (28080 in the South Hall) at NPE2015 include the release of unique tribology data for designers of medical devices to assist with thermoplastics selection, and a line of low emission very long fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP VLF) for use in automotive...

Diversified Machine Systems demos 5-Axis CNC Machine at NPE2015

January 29, 2015

Diversified Machine Systems (DMS), an OEM of 3- and 5-axis CNC Routers and large format machining centers, announce that they will be exhibiting a DMS 50Axis CNC Router in Booth S-26125 at NPE2015. DMS CNC Routers are used on a variety of materials including composites, plastics, aluminum, foam...

A new screen changer filter cartridge increases filter life in a PET recycling line

January 29, 2015

A screen changer filter cartridge designed to resist deformation and enhance polymer flow has enabled the operator of a high-throughput PET recycling line supplied by Starlinger recycling technology to reduce the frequency of filter replacement and improve pellet quality. Nordson Corp. will...

Verstraete IML's spin-off company works to give in-mold labels new life

January 29, 2015

Plastic Recycling Verstraete (PRV), a spin-off company of Verstraete IML, reprocesses some 3,500 tons of polypropylene waste into new raw material PP pellets each year. Plastics Recycling Verstraete is located a short distance from Verstraete IML in Maldegem, Belgium. The equipment at PRV runs...

German moldmaker Zahoransky opens Chicago branch; displays proprietary stack mold technology at NPE2015

January 28, 2015

With a brand new subsidiary in the suburbs of Chicago since the beginning of this year, precision moldmaker Zahoransky Group (Freiburg, Germany) is eagerly awaiting NPE2015 to amplify its message of "intensive consulting and more service" to existing and potential customers in North...

KraussMaffei to showcase system capabilities, lightweight construction technologies

January 27, 2015

KraussMaffei (booth W-903) will be showing injection molding and automation for the automotive, household appliance, packaging and logistics industries at NPE 2015 according to Paul Caprio, President of the US subsidiary KraussMaffei Corporation (Florence, KY). Visitors will be able to see a total...

Ube Machinery showcases energy efficiency, repeatability, and cycle reduction through servo offerings

January 27, 2015

It’s twenty years since Japan’s Ube Machinery commenced the manufacture of large injection molding machines in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Come NPE 2015 and the machine builder will be exhibiting one of the plants latest offerings; a 1000-ton full servo-hydraulic UBE Servomax US1000 machine;...

Netstal to demonstrate top packaging expertise at NPE2015

January 27, 2015

At this year’s NPE, Netstal will be demonstrating its high level of system expertise in the thin-walled packaging sector in combination with its extensive application know-how as a general contractor. At its booth W-903, the Swiss-based machine manufacturer will showcase a turnkey project,...

Additive packages help automakers apply recycled materials

January 26, 2015

Additives supplier Struktol Company of America, has developed what it terms as unique process additives for reclaimed/recycled plastics and for polymer compounds that contain recycled content that it will highlight at NPE 2015 at booth S-27082. One such product is Struktol RP 11, a lubricant...

Sekisui Plastics highlights automotive solutions at NPE

January 26, 2015

Sekisui Plastics USA (Mt. Pleasant, TN) will showcase its processing and polymerization technologies for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets at Booth S20156 at NPE 2015. A major focus of the exhibit will be the introduction of new grades of Piocelan moldable foam resin, a hybrid of...

Antimicrobial polymer technology from TiFiber stakes a spot in NPE's Startup Garage

January 26, 2015

The antimicrobials market is growing at a rapid pace—business analysts predict that it will be worth $3.3 billion globally by 2018—and start-up TiFiber (Fayetteville, AR) wants to tap into that trend. The company will present its broad-spectrum biocompatible antimicrobial polymers (...

LK Systems showcases eXcel 175-ton toggle machine

January 26, 2015

LK Systems Inc., a global manufacturer of injection molding machinery, announced that the company will showcase its eXcel 175-ton toggle machine at NPE2015, booth S-16188. The eXcel 175-ton will be running a 64-cavity 200UL medical Pipette mold provided by Cavaform International LLC, St....

NPE2015 to be the largest NPE ever

January 26, 2015

NPE2015 has surpassed the previous NPE record for exhibit space, it was announced today by SPI, the producer of the triennial NPE. Based on the number of exhibitors thus far, booths will fill more than 1,041,000 net of sq-ft (106,000 sq-m) of exhibit space, the amount used at NPE2000, the...

Pyramid Plastics plans major update to molding capabilities

January 23, 2015

Pyramid Plastics, the custom injection molding business of Industrial Molds Group, announced major plans to update the company’s capabilities at its 45,000 sq-ft facility by adding new injection molding equipment. According to Tim Peterson, VP of Industrial Molds Group, plans call for...