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Creating, designing and rotomolding a toy that will last


June 27, 2014 2:11 pm ET

Tom Fish loves the rotational molding process, and the Little Tikes Co. creative director uses the sweeping curves capable in the process on new toys.

CNC-machined rotational molds growing, faster to produce


June 24, 2014 3:57 pm ET

Cast aluminum molds remain the most common type for rotational molding, but CNC-machined molds out of a block of aluminum are growing — and are faster to produce, according to industry officials at the SPE Rotational Molding Division's TopCon 2014.

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Economist: Rotomolders growing faster than other structural plastics makers


June 23, 2014 3:31 pm ET

Rotational molders are growing faster than other sectors that make structural plastic parts, economist Peter Mooney said at TopCon 2014, the Society of Plastics Engineers' rotomolding conference.

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A rotomolded, shapely garden planter takes top award at TopCon


June 20, 2014 2:13 pm ET

A garden planter for schools and a sound amplification device for an iPhone that looks like an old-fashioned ear trumpet won top honors in the product design competition at TopCon 2014, sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers' Rotational...

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Nanocomposites may be new for plastics, but have a long history


June 17, 2014 12:58 pm ET

"Nanotechnology is not new. The question is, how do we apply nanotechnology to make composite materials with extraordinary properties?”

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SPE honors members for their efforts


June 17, 2014 12:11 pm ET

The Society of Plastics Engineers named six new honored service members and seven fellows at an awards banquet April 27, kicking off Antec 2014 in Las Vegas.

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SPE moving to Bethel, Conn.


May 20, 2014 10:21 am ET

The Society of Plastics Engineers is moving from Newtown, Conn., about five miles to Bethel, Conn., in the Berkshire Corporate Park.

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SPE honors top researchers at Antec


May 16, 2014 1:40 pm ET

The Society of Plastics Engineers honored top researchers at Antec.

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Obituary: Plastics industry leader Roger Jones, 83


May 12, 2014 3:41 pm ET

Roger Jones — a longtime plastics industry executive and author — died on May 6 at age 83.

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SPE holds first-ever Global Parts Competition


May 12, 2014 1:08 pm ET

LAS VEGAS — Call it the Super Bowl of SPE parts contests — the Society of Plastics Engineers kicked off its first-ever Global Parts Competition at Antec 2014, as nine award winners from local divisional conferences vied for overall...

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