“As we look ahead, we see continued growth in the plastics industry, but at a slower rate,” Dwight Morgan, EVP of Corporate Development at M. Holland (Northbrook, IL), told PlasticsToday. “If we can get China settled, things will be really good.”
Some of the profits from this year’s successful VinylTec conference will go toward supporting the ANTEC Student Poster session, the Plastivan program and student scholarships.
Shipments value of injection molding machinery is down 15.5% compared with Q3 2018, twin-screw extruders fell markedly by 29.3% and single-screw extruders decreased 5.6%.
The plastics processing institute will hold an open house for attendees at the global event, which will feature presentations on injection molding and extrusion technologies as well as the circular economy and Industry 4.0.
Almost three-quarters of the plastics professionals who participated in a poll conducted by Plastics Information Europe (Bad Homburg, Germany) cited trade conflicts as a significant concern that is “negatively impacting business performance.”