The press improves efficiencies in the production of complex insert molded parts, helping customers speed delivery of innovative products and, in the process, gain a competitive advantage, said Donnelly Custom Manufacturing Co. (Alexandria, MN).
The goal of MGS (Germantown, WI) is to get involved early in customers’ product design processes and help improve design for manufacturability by resolving potential inefficiencies or challenges before a production tool is built.
“Everyone from plastic producers to converters to brand owners to retailers are part of this effort. We need to ensure people have access to the benefits of plastics while we solve the problem of plastic waste,” said LyondellBasel CEO Bob Patel.
In spite of the plastics industry’s best efforts to help developing countries deal with their trash problems, as the Alliance to End Plastic Waste aims to do, nothing will satisfy environmental activist groups short of ridding the world of plastic, period.