DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Most exhibitors want only some peace and quiet after hectic days talking to customers at K 2013. But when blow molding machine maker Nissei ASB Machine Co. Ltd. packs up its K 2013 stand (Hall 14/B38), it will look forward to celebrating its 35th anniversary Nov. 8, just two weeks after the show closes.
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.