Editor in chief of PlasticsToday since 2015, Norbert Sparrow has more than 20 years of editorial experience in business-to-business media. He studied journalism at the Centre Universitaire d'Etudes du Journalisme in Strasbourg, France, where he earned a master's degree.
Oden Technologies (New York, NY) introduced what it is calling industry’s first end-to-end machine learning and artificial intelligence framework for manufacturing. The open framework features algorithms and data science tools for extrusion and injection molding processes.
To mark 180 years in business, as well as the 180th injection molding machine sold to Wirthwein (Creglingen, Germany), KraussMaffei (Munich) invited graffiti artist Shamey ABC to pimp the GX 900-4300 Blue Power.
A panel discussion about collaborative robotics at Expoplast in Montréal last week took what I thought was an unexpected turn. An anecdote from panelist Yarek Niedbala from Kuka Robotics Canada set the tone.