3D Printing and prototyper Objet Ltd. has added rigid black material and rubber-like composites to its range of materials. The Rehovot, Israel, firm says the new black material gives enhanced dimensional stability and surface smoothness, suitable for fine details and all-purpose prototyping.
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.