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Chinaplas: Haitian ships record number of machines in 2013; 27%-plus global market share

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 | Permalink

Shanghai, China-China’s and indeed the world’s largest injection molding machine builder, Haitian International (Ningbo), announced record unit shipments of around 27,000 presses in 2013, which depending on what source you rely in corresponds to a global market share of the order of 27¬-32%. Shipments far exceeded the previous year’s figure of 22,000 units. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding Chinaplas read more

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3D printing market to expand 10-fold by 2017; consumer/prosumer market to drive growth

Monday, January 6th, 2014 | Permalink

There’s no doubt that 3D printing has become the buzzword of late and its reach is now penetrating outside traditional industrial design and additive manufacturing and into the consumer and “prosumer” field. Low-cost 3D printing options will allow consumers to materialize their own designs such as toys and key chains, and even sell them online. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Companies continue the anti-counterfeiting fight

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites On December 10, SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers) held a symposium on “Counterfeit Parts Avoidance.” Fake parts tend to get a lot of press, but only after these parts have caused damage or a tragedy. Automotive parts are a huge target for counterfeiters. These parts, mostly sold on the aftermarket, are so good that even car dealers have been fooled by the authentic looking packaging and inventory/product numbers. read more

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Sealed Air targets ‘bleeders’ in attack on margin weakness

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 | Permalink

Sealed Air Corp., a major plastics converter known for such brand names as Bubble Wrap and Cryovac, is taking a beating from rising polyolefin prices, poor pricing discipline on its own products, weak margins and bad debts. The company has launched what it describes as an aggressive quality of earnings improvement program, which will include divestitures, improved purchasing practices, and pricing controls.   Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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K 2013: Virtual molding trials possible with new simulation software

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 | Permalink

The start-up production of new parts in injection molding is normally accompanied by  extensive mold trials and iterations. Now, a Virtual Molding software package allows this to be accomplished in the digital realm, reportedly offering an economic and time-effective alternative to conduct virtual injection molding trials and part try-outs totally independent of machine time and operator availability. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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