RIUDELLOTS DE LA SELVA, SPAIN -- Comexi Group, a Spanish maker of packaging machinery, is opening its first R&D center. The company said it plans to invest 4-5 percent of its total turnover in the 6,000-square-foot center.
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.