Once again private equity received high-profile attention in the pages of Plastics News, as Onex Corp. bought KraussMaffei AG — yes, from another private equity company. And right now, it’s on the minds of Americans, thanks to the presidential election.
In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.
Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.