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Auto, medical, packaging all lead to solid sales for compounding extruders


December 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Compounding extruder sales tend to be cyclical, but machinery makers report another solid year — thanks to automotive, medical, food packaging and growing interest in developing new bioresins.

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Pent-up demand fueling extrusion machinery market


December 9, 2014 1:10 pm ET

These are good times for machinery companies that serve flexible packaging — big-dollar items like blown and cast film equipment, and sheet lines, that have long lead times and are still seeing pent-up demand from the Great Recession.

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Slow growth continues even as post-recession boom fades


December 3, 2014 12:52 pm ET

The U.S. injection molding press market is growing steadily, but more slowly than during the immediate post-recession boom, according to industry executives.

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Globalization brings sizable growth, primarily in Asia


November 25, 2014 1:40 pm ET

In 1990, the year after Plastics News published our first issue, there were 33,000 injection molding machines sold worldwide. Fast forward to 2013, and the global market was 86,500 molding machines, or a jump of 250 percent.

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Netstal, Electra Form team up for PET preform partnership


November 20, 2014 3:15 pm ET

The Netstal division of Krauss-Maffei Corp. is teaming up with Electra Form Industries in a partnership to offer PET preform machines and molds as a package deal.

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KraussMaffei thinking small (machines)


October 27, 2014 6:00 am ET

KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH is targeting small-tonnage machines at Fakuma — including the rollout of its reworked CX press, boasting lower energy use, and a space-saving design.

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Reshoring trend seen in machine sales for KraussMaffei in US


October 13, 2014 6:00 am ET

So far, 2014 is going really well for machinery major KraussMaffei Group.

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KraussMaffei forms partnership with IPS for service in Middle East, Africa


June 26, 2014 11:52 am ET

KraussMaffei AG has announced that Dubai-based Integrated Packaging Systems (IPS) has become the exclusive partner for the KraussMaffei brand in key markets across the Middle East and Africa.

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KraussMaffei machines headed to China for appliance manufacturing


June 25, 2014 10:00 am ET

KraussMaffei AG has supplied Germany-based BSH Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte with four injection molding machines for use in China, the company has announced.

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KraussMaffei open house reflects growth


May 28, 2014 4:40 pm ET

Attendance was up by about 50 percent compared with last year at KraussMaffei Corp.'s recent open house in Florence, where the company shows off its machinery.

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