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NPE2018: The Plastics Show provides exclusive access to the people, processes, science and ideas that are shaping the future of plastics. Attend NPE2018 to build connections, exchange ideas and explore the largest concentration of machinery, tools, technology and professional training available in today’s industry marketplace.  CompositesWorld is proud to be an official NPE2018 Show Daily partner, bringing you exclusive coverage of the macro-trends on display and the technology that’s driving the future of plastics. 
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NPE2018 Tooling: Molds Join the Industry 4.0 Conversation

At NPE2018, multiple companies displayed mold monitors that would allow the tool in an injection molding cell to “talk” to other equipment and remote computers.
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NPE2018: Robots & Automation Tackle Increasing Complexity

Exhibitors highlighted brute strength, complex automation cells, wireless networking, new controls features, and “collaborative” applications. Automated one-minute mold change was another attraction.
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VIDEO: NPE2018 Impressions from the Show Floor

Plastics Technology’s editors discuss the latest trends in plastics processing at NPE2018 from the show floor.