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HP out to prove 3D printing is ready for wider production

Global computer maker HP Inc. is predicting open materials development and consistent build times will be the boost 3D printing needs for wider application in automotive and other industries.

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China’s plastics machinery sector dominates in Iran

China's plastics machinery sector dominates among global suppliers in Iran, according to a recent report by German plastics and rubber machinery trade group VDMA.

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Chinese press maker Bole adds manufacturing in India

The Chinese manufacturer of Bole-brand injection molding machines has opened a manufacturing plant in Ahmedabad, India.

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Pennsylvania conference takes deep dive into technical aspects of molding

A plastics technical conference at the Pennsylvania State University campus in the city of Eric had a little bit of something for everyone, from tool design and hot runners to molding technology.

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Experts tout benefits of Industry 4.0 at Antec

IBM's expert on the Internet of Things says cognitive computing, using sensors and controllers, can give factory technicians accurate predictions of coming problems by giving them probabilities of what could go wrong.

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Plastics suppliers gear up for China's electric vehicle market

China's transformation in the last two years into the world's largest market for electric vehicles has the plastics supply chain gearing up.

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Shanghai Kawaguchi and Yizumi in court over failed agreement

Shanghai Kawaguchi Machinery Co. Ltd. and Chinese injection molding equipment maker Yizumi Precision Machinery Ltd. are in a legal battle in a Chinese court over the breakdown of a 2016 agreement for Yizumi to buy a majority stake in Shanghai Kawaguchi.

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U.S. molder sees Baxter robots as way to compete against China

A small custom injection molding factory in the United States says its use of Baxter collaborative robots helps it stay competitive against China.

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Sales foaming over at Yizumi

Chinese injection press maker Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. is making investments to increase capacity, as it says orders are rising by double-digit levels from last year.

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China’s plastics sector remains a driver of global industry

Guangzhou, China -- For all the challenges in China's manufacturing sector, from slowing global growth hurting exports to rising production costs within the country, it remains the world's largest market for plastics and a significant driver for industry growth.

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