The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. wants brand owners to have no shortage of compelling reasons to attend its triennial NPE trade show, next taking place in March 2015 in Orlando, Fla. So SPI is creating “Mission Control Centers,” or complimentary on-site meeting spaces, for such firms at NPE2015. SPI will be highlighting this new approach at its K 2013 trade-show booth (Hall 13, Stand B91-28) in Düsseldorf, Germany, this coming Oct. 16-23.
U.S. demand for extruded plastics is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2014, with PVC remaining the largest segment.
Plastic pipe will post the strongest gains through 2018, continuing to take market share from competing materials in a range of markets.
Our latest market report provides in-depth analysis of current trends and their financial impact on the pipe, profile and tubing extrusion industry in North America.
GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY IN SIGHT FOR INJECTION MOLDERS IN 2014
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.
This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.Learn more