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The best innovation at Pack Expo wasn’t just one package

Friday, September 27th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Las Vegas – On the last day of Pack Expo (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas), I talked with Dow Chemical’s Greg Jozwiak, commercial VP for North America packaging and specialty plastics. As we wrapped up the interview, he asked me what was the best product or innovation I’ve seen at Pack Expo. I was stumped. Not because I didn’t see some cool products that I’ll be writing about in the next coming days. I did, of course. read more

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Toray Plastics to build a second cogeneration power facility

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Toray Plastics has earmarked $22.7 million to build a second cogeneration system at its 70-acre North Kingstown, RI campus. The company said that cogeneration power systems allow users to operate “off the grid” and prevent the kind of electrical power outages that can occur with conventional power plants. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Japanese cartel collusion: old habits die hard

Friday, July 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Japan’s Panasonic Corp. is the latest Japanese auto parts supplier to be slapped with a heavy fine for charging inflated prices to US-based automakers. According to the US Department of Justice, Panasonic participated in a conspiracy to rig bids for, and to fix, stabilize and maintain the prices of steering wheel switches, turn switches, wiper switches, combination switches and door courtesy switches sold to Toyota Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. read more

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Automotive OEMs tell suppliers to be prepared to play, or go home

Friday, July 12th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites The automotive industry in North America has rebounded significantly with new models hitting showroom floors and sales ticking upward. However, the general concern for the OEMs is whether or not their suppliers can keep up. According to an editorial in IHS SupplierBusiness, new car sales are on pace to exceed 15 million in the U.S. this year, and North American production is expected to exceed 16 million in 2013 and 17 million in 2015, as reported by IHS Automotive.     read more

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Engel to host two-day packaging event in York, PA

Monday, March 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Engel North America will host a technical symposium, Engel Packaging Days 2013 (April 24-25), at its North American headquarters in York, PA. The two-day event will consist of technical presentations by a variety of industry experts from companies such as Weatherchem, Healthy Brand Builders, and Trexel, the company said. Presentation topics will explore the latest in injection molding machinery, automation, molds, auxiliary equipment, materials and more. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  packaging engel injection molding read more

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