Gary Carr, Bekum America Corp.: "Across the board, machine builders experienced record-setting business levels in 2020 and 2021. With that backdrop, how do you follow up in 2022?"
Injection molding press producers saw sales climb 25 percent in 2021. For a few months, it looked like 2022 could be a repeat. But the second half of 2022 brought a marked change.
Plastics Industry Association Chief Economist Perc Pineda: "The survey results, particularly the 12-month outlook, reflect cautious optimism of survey participants considering the U.S. economic slowdown in the first half of the year."
Gary Riley, the principal owner of Decatur Plastic Products Inc. and Ningbo Global LLC, is the new CEO of Tecumseh, Mich.-based Uniloy Inc.
Extrusion equipment suppliers will be addressing many of the major themes of business at this year's K show, featuring equipment to improve sustainability and meet increased demands from customers.