The latest strategic business report published by Plastics News analyzes current demand and a forecast for plastics processing machinery post-NPE 2018. Included is an in-depth review of primary machinery by segment, plastics processing auxiliary equipment and automation trends.
For each machinery segment (e.g. Injection Molding), we provide an overview of the current landscape, outlook, trends in processing technology, Industry 4.0 applications and growth initiatives of leading manufacturers in North America.
You will also gain insight and perspectives from these industry thought leaders:
- John Martich, Sumitomo (SHI) Plastics Machinery
- Jim Murphy, Davis-Standard
- Conrad Bessemer, NOVATEC Inc.
- Jay Daniel, Coperion K-Tron
- Sam Rajkovich, Conair Group
Plastics News' Economics Editor, Bill Wood provides an update on machinery and equipment shipments, economic indicators and a forecast for the year ahead.