Trade Shows


The return of HPM: Big machines, big data

April 3, 2015 12:20 pm ET

HPM — one of the oldest brands in the North American plastics machinery industry — made a comeback at NPE 2012. But NPE 2015 marked a real resurgence of the legendary name.


Mold maker Roembke's recipe for success

March 25, 2015 9:58 am ET

Double-digit sales growth is the norm at Roembke Manufacturing & Design Inc., and the mold maker is determined to continue that trend by sticking to its proven game plan.


New surfaces aimed at designers

March 20, 2015 11:07 am ET

Rehau Inc. is taking high-gloss laminates and glass-like surfaces directly to designers in the high-end kitchen and bath market, pointing to the possibilities for them to tap into the latest trends at lower costs.


SAE may change, but auto technology marches on

March 13, 2015 12:24 pm ET

At the risk of sounding like one of those TV columnists/curmudgeons going on about the old days, remember when the Society of Automotive Engineers' annual World Congress in Detroit was a big deal?


JEC Group planning Brazil event

March 12, 2015 9:29 am ET

The composites trade show JEC Europe is changing its name to JEC World as part of an expanded focus which will also see it develop its first event in south America.


Rösler opens second India plant

March 11, 2015 1:38 pm ET

German auxiliary equipment maker Rösler Group has opened its second factory in India, a joint venture in Pune with United Kingdom-based Acton Finishing Ltd.


Kohler's new toilet seat will clear the air with odor-eating technology

March 9, 2015 1:58 pm ET

Kohler Co. has come out with a polypropylene toilet seat that's equipped with a deodorizer to be used in "loo" of candles and sprays.


Hong Kong toymaker struggles to break through and build its own brand

March 9, 2015 3:55 pm ET

The bulk of toy makers at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Show are still focused on the mass-production market, but some ambitious toymakers eager to break out of the low-margin OEM rut are trying to build their own brands.


Bigger doors, windows gain appeal

March 5, 2015 11:43 am ET

Door and window manufacturers are continuing to super-size product lines to make a grander first impression at main entrances and to expand vista views of the outdoors and patio areas.


India's plastic processing industry needs 3 million skilled workers by 2020

March 4, 2015 1:30 pm ET

A trained workforce is shaping up to be a major challenge for the Indian plastics industry, which needs 2 million to 3 million more staff by 2020 to keep up with demand, according to one Indian trade association.

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