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North American Pipe unit lab to focus on 'modern, innovative' formulations


March 31, 2015 3:25 pm ET

North American Specialty Products LLC — a unit of North American Pipe Corp. — has opened a new material science lab in Leola, Pa.

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ACO Polymer moves into larger location


March 31, 2015 3:17 pm ET

Polymer and concrete drainage management systems major ACO Polymer Products Inc. has moved a new manufacturing operation within Ohio.

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Labtech sees growth from US, China


March 31, 2015 1:05 pm ET

Thai equipment manufacturer Labtech Engineering Co. has spent $5 million on an expansion that doubles its capacity, as it demonstrates what it says are the world's smallest chill and roll blown film lines.

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SnapPower kickstarts next product launch in less than an hour


March 31, 2015 12:10 pm ET

A screwdriver and 13 seconds. That's all you need to install the SnapPower Charger — another product by inventor Jeremy Smith that elevates the humble electrical outlet cover plate to high-tech innovation.

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Wittmann Battenfeld robots rev up for NPE demonstration


March 31, 2015 11:44 am ET

What if robots ran a NASCAR pit crew? The answer to that question was on display at Wittmann Battenfeld Inc.'s exhibit at NPE 2015.

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Recycling equipment supplier Gamma Meccanica wants to partner with customers


March 31, 2015 10:49 am ET

As president of Gamma Meccanica North America, Heath T. Sellers isn't satisfied with simply winning the pocketbooks of his customers.

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Polymer Additives, Lubrizol expansions win tax incentives


March 31, 2015 10:22 am ET

Proposed expansions by Polymer Additives Inc. in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and Lubrizol Corp. in Lake County, Ohio, were among 12 projects statewide that were approved for incentives by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority.

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MSI Mold Builders expands in Iowa, eyes automotive market


March 30, 2015 1:54 pm ET

MSI Mold Builders has recently completed a 12,000-square-foot expansion to its Cedar Rapids, Iowa, plant, bringing its total footprint to just under 60,000 square feet.

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Haitian aims to revolutionize US molders' purchase process


March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Haitian International Holdings Ltd. (Booth W3683) is introducing new machines to North American molders with four presses on display at its large booth at NPE 2015. But the world's largest injection molding machine maker and its executive Helmar...

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Building a sports superstar


March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Assembling the lower portion of an Oyo Sportstoys Inc. mini figure 30 times a minute, an automated cell built by Devlinks Ltd. (Booth S26149) is giving a glimpse of what A fully automated cell can do.

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