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Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

September 10-12, 2014
Crowne Plaza O'Hare - Rosemont , IL

Caps and closures makers and their suppliers will gather in suburban Chicago next Sept. 10-12 for Plastics News’ fourth annual Plastics Caps & Closures conference and workshop.

It will include timely information about the latest processing technologies, new materials, sustainability/recycling, design, tooling, and merger and acquisition trends, as well as business and other macro-economic factors impacting this market.

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Plastics in Automotive

Plastics in Automotive

January 14, 2015

As automakers increasingly turn to new materials to reduce weight and maximize fuel efficiency, new opportunities are on the way for plastics. Advances in autonomous technology, alternative fuels and automotive computing mean we are poised on a potential shift in how people view and use their cars. Trends in design, materials and sustainability are opening new pathways for plastics to help build a car that is powerful, safe, comfortable and affordable.

Plastics in Automotive: Building Tomorrow’s Car will cover existing and future advancements, growth opportunities and success stories in automotive plastics, while exploring how plastics can be the go-to materials for automakers and suppliers.

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Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

February 04-06, 2015
Hilton Lake Las Vegas - Lake Las Vegas , Nevada

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Join elite leaders Feb 4-6, 2015 at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas where we will crown our 2014 Processor of the Year and name the next class of Plastics News Excellence Award winners, recognizing those companies that outshine others in employee relations, customer relations and industry and public service.

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Market Reports

Thermoformed Packaging 2014 Market Review & Outlook – North America

This in-depth report analyzes economic and market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as growth strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies.

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Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion in North America 2014

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.

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2014 Injection Molding Industry Report

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.

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Upcoming Industry Events

September 3, 2014 - September 6, 2014Indoplas, Indopack, Indoprint 2014

September 4, 2014 - September 6, 2014Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014

September 4, 2014 - September 4, 2014SPI Webinar - Ripples across the Pacific: How the changing Chinese export market has shaped the US Recycling industry

September 8, 2014 - September 10, 2014 American Society for Composites 29th Technical Conference

September 8, 2014 - September 11, 2014SPE Foams 2014 Conference

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