It is your last chance to RSVP for our Ask the Expert Livestream Series focused on Improving Operations. Sessions feature RJG, @nexeosolutions @HP @CanonUSA @IQMSERP and @3DFortify . Learn more and rsvp here:

#InjectionMolding #SponsoredByENGEL: “Compact, flexible, cost-effective” ENGEL presents next generation all-electric e-mac injection molding machines

Our fifth session in the Ask the Expert Improving Operations Livestream Series features Wayne Daniel of Canon USA. Wayne will discuss how injection molders can increase production flexibility. RSVP here:

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.@BASF and Toyota pick up Altair Enlighten Award [ ] for freestanding third row 60/40 seatback for soon-to-be-launched Sienna minivan. 35% glass reinforced Ultramid PA6 design provides 30% weight and 15% cost saving over metal

Altium Packaging says it is increasing PET bottle production capacity, in sizes from 2 oz to 5 gallons, in next phase of a $10m investment. It says this builds on recent acquisitions of Tri State Distribution (Sparta, TN) and Plastique Micron (Sainte-Claire, Canada).

Revenues at Milacron decreased 23% to $186m in quarter to end-June, due to lower demand for injection moulding and extrusion equipment, partially offset by increased hot runner sales in medical and electronics markets, says parent Hillenbrand. @Milacron

Hillenbrand Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Results

- Revenue of $608 million was 36% higher year over year given the addition of Milacron and strength in Batesville; organic revenue decreased 6% - GAAP...

The August edition of Compounding World is out. Includes unique analysis of impact of Covid-19 on the global plastics industry, plus industry news and articles on PVC plasticisers, thermally conductive plastics, Industry 4.0, and screws and barrels

Sweden-based Nolato to acquire major medical injection moulder GW Plastics with 1,100 employees at 7 facilities in the US, Mexico, China and Ireland. The SEK 2bn ($230m) transaction is expected to be completed in September. @GWPlasticsInc

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