Featured Webinars

Staying Competitive in a Tough Plastics Market

September 21, 2016 @ 2PM ET

During this webinar we will look at what molders, extruders and suppliers to end-product manufacturers need to do to stay competitive and grow their business. Top strategic objectives today for manufacturing is focused on better serving customers. Plastic manufactures have been evolving from being just a cost effective tubing supplier or just a part molder to suppliers offering assembly and even complete contract manufacturing of finished products. We will discuss the impact of manufacturing performance control and how a focus on quality in every aspect of the operation can improve the efficiencies and reduce the overall cost of making product. Lastly, discover how a modern ERP built for purpose can enable improvements in customer service, quality, efficiency, and business agility in order to stay competitive and win in a tough plastics market.

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Hosted by : PlasticsToday
Sponsor: Epicor

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Create Better Hollow Composites with FDM Soluble Cores

June 21, 2016 @ 11AM ET

Making hollow composite parts poses numerous challenges. Some shapes are impractical, if not impossible, to make with consistent, acceptable results using conventional tooling. FDM soluble cores offer a better alternative because they’re easily removed from inside the composite shape, regardless of complexity. Watch the webinar to see how FDM soluble cores make the production of hollow composites easier, with greater design freedom.

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Hosted by : PlasticsToday
Sponsor: Stratasys

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The Evolution of Linear Robots and the Benefits of Upgrading

May 18, 2016 @ 2PM ET

Linear robots have made some pretty impressive advancement’s over the past 30 years, including design and performance that can really give a molder a huge Return on Investment. Tom Schaffner, with over 25 years of robot and automation experience, will highlight in this webinar the common issues molders face with older robots, and the benefits of this new technology. He will also review the tools that you could use to justify a new robot purchase.

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Hosted by : PlasticsToday
Sponsor: Wittmann Battenfeld

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Archived Webinars

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3D Printed Rapid Tools for Injection Molding

March 24, 2016 @ 11AM ET

Learn how 3D printed molds can cut turnaround time for your injection molded (IM)