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Davis-Standard targets China’s medical tubing markets

U.S. plastics equipment maker Davis-Standard LLC is aggressively targeting the burgeoning Chinese market for medical tubing.

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China’s plastics firms report strong first half

Hong Kong-listed plastics machinery and processing companies are posting strong results for the first half of the year, citing rising demand in China as automation along with overseas trade initiatives take hold.

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Haitian sales jump 30 percent on strong demand from China

Haitian International Holdings Ltd., China's biggest maker of injection molding equipment, saw sales jump 30.5 percent to 5.037 billion yuan ($756 million) in the first half of the year, on what it called a "mild recovery" in the global economy and strong demand in China.

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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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