In a clash of PET resin titans, Invista and a unit of Indorama Polymers say they have won a patent infringement case against M&G Group. Yet M&G called the decision "a quasi-complete, across-the-board defeat of [Invista's] legal claims," and said it plans to appeal.
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.