RSS

Plastics

NPE2018 attendance rose by 1.7 percent over that of NPE2015. more

industry

Team EPPM has been out and about at PLAST 2018 in Milan this week, check out our picture gallery. more

PLAST 2018

The opening ceremony for PLAST 2018 and the Innovation Alliance cluster of shows at Fiera Milano was a triumphant fanfare for the Made in Italy stamp of quality and success. more

PLAST 2018

Women make up just 5% of IMM manufacturer boards

I took a look at the boards of ten of the world’s biggest injection moulding machinery companies and counted 59 senior management executives and directors. Of those 59, three are women. That’s five per cent. more

25 May 2018 16:12 editor's blog

EREMA_headquarters.jpg

Christoph Goldmann

The EREMA Group closed the 2017/18 fiscal year at the end of March with double-digit growth. more

machinery

New Forum for plastic products will run parallel to MEX/Complementary competencies. more

industry

An editor's eye view of the NPE2018 show floor, including quirky things that caught our eye, and general wide-eyed gawping at some of the incredible plastics processing technology on show. more

industry

BASF chose NPE2018 to show off its eco-friendly, lightweight and cost-efficient composite pallet developed in partnership with Lightning Technologies. more

industry

Arburg says the American market is ready for its new large machine, with the model already receiving high demand from US customers. more

industry

Engel has announced that it has broken the €1.5 billion sales barrier for its 2017/2018 financial year. more

industry

Sepro chose NPE 2018 as its platform for introducing its mission for Collaboraissance, as well as announcing a new OEM partnership and an important leadership appointment. more

industry

Kautex Mascninenbau has expanded end markets for recycled plastics with its KBB40D bottle machine. more

industry

The renaissance Industry 4.0 is bringing to plastics processing has showed no signs of petering out at NPE2018, with injection moulding technology giant KraussMaffei demonstrating just how crucial digitisation is to its growth. more

industry

Frigel Firenze has completed its 100 per cent buyout of Green Box, allowin the Frigel group to strengthen its position worldwide in the industrial refrigeration market. more

machinery

Ongoing partnership with ExxonMobil, thermoplastic solutions for electric vehicles, expanding into additive manufacturing and building what will be the world’s largest ethylene cracker are all key points for SABIC to home in at NPE2018. more

industry

NPE 2018 has opened as the heavyweight champion in the world, and remarks from President Bill Carteaux indicate the US Plastics industry is ready to square up to the biggest challenges facing the worldwide industry. more

industry

How to have a super NPE

With NPE 2018 just days away, EPPM Editor Rose Brooke has some pointers to help NPE first-timers have a super show. more

3 May 2018 16:36 editor's blog

The IHS/ Markit PMI for April shows a slowdown in the manufacturing order growth rate from the start of 2018, but trade remains substantial across secondary sectors. more

machinery

The Italian machinery manufacturer Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri will be showing its new Castech HP3000 at NPE2018. more

industry

The Dutch group Royal DSM has started a project to bring thermoset plastics to FFF manufacturing. more

materials

  • BASF stellt ‘Material Selection 17/18‘ vor / BASF presents

    BASF stellt ‘Material Selection 17/18‘ vor / BASF presents

    Die Trendforscher und Designer des Kunststoffbereichs aus Europa und Asien gingen gemeinsam vor, um für Kunden Denkanstöße und Inspiration für zukünftige Produktentwicklungen bereit zu halten. Am Ende standen zwei Haupttrends fest: ‚Morphology‘ und ‚Mindfulness‘. Das Trendbuch bietet Kunden einen Weg, diese Trends zu materialisieren. The trend researchers and designers of the plastics division from Europe and Asia worked together to provide ideas and inspiration for future product developments for customers. Two main trends emerged: 'Morphology' and 'Mindfulness'. The trend book offers a way to materialise these trends for customers.

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

June

July

Sorry, no events.

August

Sorry, no events.

September

October

November

Sorry, no events.

December

Sorry, no events.

EPPM Media Kit Front Cover 2018

EPPM subs 2017