NPE Channel Articles

Sepro to feature 20 robots at NPE2015

January 21, 2015

Sepro America will bring a total of 20 robots to Orlando, FL, for NPE2015. Ten are being demonstrated in the Sepro booth (W-263) and 1- more in the booths of injection molding machine manufacturers. Highlights on the stand include an entirely new line of robots (details of which have not been...

Preventing mold rust just got easier

January 16, 2015

Packaging, storing and shipping molds and mold components can now be done faster, and with efficiency and effectiveness to prevent rust with the use of MetalRustGuard, a new product to be unveiled at DMS Components booth W-143 at NPE2015. MetalRustGuard is a self-adhesive wrap that protects...

Converting Systems launches rebuilding loaner program for winders and bag machines

January 15, 2015

Converting Systems Inc., a provider of manufacturing and refurbishing of plastics machinery, has launched its new Machine Rebuilding Loaner Program. CSI has been rebuilding older machines for more than 20 years. This new program improves the process by providing a way for customers to refurbish...

MuCell from Trexel offers benefits for thin wall packaging applications

January 15, 2015

So you thought that MuCell microcellular foaming technology was only great for thick-walled parts. That’s not entirely true. MuCell foaming technology, which creates a microcellular material structure in plastic parts, holds a lot of benefits in thin-walled packaging applications as well...

Erema expands in the U.S.

January 15, 2015

Erema North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Erema Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen GmbH, says that due to high demand—especially in post-consumer recycling—the company will continue to expand in the U.S. At its facility in Ipswich, MA, Erema North America has a trial...

Molded caps to 'literally' fly by at NPE

January 15, 2015

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag plans to team up with several key partners at NPE2015 to “meet or beat” the world-record the company set for water bottle cap production in 2014. Exhibiting in NPE booth W-623, Sumitomo Demag will run an El-Exis SP 420 molding a 29/25 water bottle cap with...

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag demos medical micromolding application at NPE2015

January 15, 2015

When machine builders want to highlight the precision and repeatability of a micromolding system, they often turn to medical applications. The medical device industry is famously demanding of its suppliers in terms of meeting specifications and quality expectations. To borrow a phrase, if you can...

Husky showcases latest technologies for hot runner market

January 14, 2015

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. will be showcasing its wide range of innovative technologies and solutions for processors in booth W-2117. Included will be Husky’s latest hot runner and controller innovations, including UNIFY pre-assembled manifold systems; ALTANIUM MATRIX2...

MGS Mfg. Group features wide range of technologies

January 14, 2015

MGS Mfg. Group Inc. will showcase its wide-ranging technology development, including several advanced manufacturing technologies in booth W-3902 at NPE. The company will demonstrate in-mold assembly, multi-shot equipment, LSR equipment and automation systems. Featured will be MGS’s 3-shot...

AGC to showcase fluoropolymer solutions

January 14, 2015

AGC engineers and technical sales team will be available to discuss applications for their wide range of fluoropolymer-based products at booth S-19054 in the Hot Technologies Pavilion.  AGC’s technical solutions team will present a broad array of products featuring AFLAS...

Riverdale global’s total system eliminates liquid color handling problems

January 14, 2015

Gravimetric control has added a new dimension of accuracy and economy to Riverdale Global’s “no spill / zero waste” system for the supply, dosing, and replenishment of liquid color. With the Riverdale Global system, liquid color is as easy to handle as pelletized color...

INCOE optimizes material flow with new nozzle tips

January 13, 2015

Hot runner manufacturer INCOE Corp. will introduce two new products for nozzle tips, emphasizing improved color changes and optimization of engineered resins. The HT nozzle tip was specially designed for demanding engineered resins, particularly for processing at high temperatures. The Torpedo is...

Servo-drive ultrasonic welder has smaller footprint, greater accuracy

January 12, 2015

Dukane Corporation (stand W4691) will showcase its servo-drive series of ultrasonic welders, the iQ Series, to attendees at NPE 2015. The integrated all-electric servo technology eliminates the variability associated with pneumatic press components resulting in improved process repeatability and...

Linear Mold & Engineering continues expansion

January 12, 2015

With the continued interest in 3D printing (aka Additive Manufacturing) comes greater demand from OEMs for 3D metal printed prototype and production parts. To meet that increased demand, Linear Mold & Engineering recently took delivery of a new SLM 280 HL from SLM Solutions GmbH, with North...

Exhibitors in the 'Startup Garage' will showcase innovative polymer technology

January 12, 2015

The Startup Garage is a program developed by SPI in partnership with the new-venture tracking firm Startup.Directory to provide startups with prominently located exhibit stations at the show, which will take place during NPE2015. The plan originally called for a limited number of startups to be...