Otech Corp. has expanded its range of vehicle compounds with the addition of two more polypropylene/EPDM materials. The company said its low-shear screw design in manufacturing combined with melt-flow additives and lubricants allows efficient production of compounds at lower temperatures and with higher quality.
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.
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.