Don’t miss the top moulding stories in your LATEST EDITION of Injection World magazine
These are the most popular articles in our March/April 2017 edition, based on thousands of viewings and downloads over the past weeks. You can read them in full by clicking on the highlighted headlines below or use the following link to go direct to the latest edition: http://content.yudu.com/web/
1) Electrifying progress in electronics
Higher operating temperatures, new standards and a move to halogen-free FR compounds are all pushing polymer compounders to develop materials that meet the growing needs of moulders in E&E, writes Peter Mapleston.
2) Bioplastics start to go mainstream
Bio-based polymers are emerging from niche areas and starting to appear in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive and consumer goods, writes Peter Mapleston.
PLASTIC CLOSURE INNOVATIONS 2017
Established as the leading event in Europe for the closure production sector, the fifth Plastic Closure Innovations conference takes place in Berlin, Germany, on 6-8 June 2017. Network and learn alongside brand owners, designers and technology providers. Find out more HERE
3) Controlling the drying process
Keeping the cost of drying low is vital for any injection moulding operation. Mark Holmes reports on new developments in drying technology that are making an important contribution.
4) Assessing Europe’s injection moulding sector
Injection World has drawn on AMI’s injection moulding databases to assemble this snapshot of the current shape of the European moulding industry.
CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS 2017
AMI’s third Conductive Plastics conference returns to Europe in 2017. Taking place in Cologne on 27-28 June, this international event is the place to learn about the development and processing of thermally and electrically conductive plastics. Find out more HERE
5) Chinaplas 2016 Preview
This year’s exhibition is focusing on more advanced technology, with injection moulding exhibitors promoting electric machines, modularity and Industry 4.0.
6) Global industry news
The latest news from the global injection moulding market, including: Strong 2016 for Italian machinery, Milacron and Sepro ink robotics deal, Rosti decides to split in two, ABB to acquire B&R, KraussMaffei collaborates on FRP-metal hybrids.
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Thin Wall Packaging: 23-24 May 2017, Chicago, IL, USA
Plastic Closure Innovations: 6-8 June 2017, Berlin, Germany
Performance Polyamides: 6-7 June 2017, Cologne, Germany
Plastics Recycling Technology: 20-21 June 2017, Cologne, Germany
Conductive Plastics: 27-28 June 2017, Cologne, Germany
Thin Wall Packaging Asia: 18-19 September 2017, Singapore
Smart Packaging: 19-20 September 2017, Cologne, Germany
The Global Plastics Industry Seminar: 21 September 2017, Philadelphia, USA
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