A lot has changed in the industry over the years, and the NPE shows have provided a portrait of those changes. But a lot has stayed the same, too. Industry people still love attending NPE with their peers, their potential customers and their suppliers.
The packaging solutions and mold manufacturing company helped the Dr Pepper Snapple Group (Plano, TX) convert the Snapple glass bottle to plastic while maintaining the look, feel and, yes, sound of the beloved brand.
Blowmolded using OceanBound plastic from Envision Plastics Industries (Chino, CA), the bottle sports a metallic, pearlescent-effect finish enbled by the compounding expertise of Techmer PM (Clinton, TN).
“Collaborative robotic systems are seeing strong growth in the blowmolding industry due to the need for greater efficiency and automation,” said Siva Krish, VP of Sales at Proco Machinery Inc. (Mississauga, ON, Canada).