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04 News The latest news from the global injection moulding market including, the latest sales data from Haitian, Nifco’s thermoplastic composite innovation for Jaguar LandRover, Promolding launching a 3D printed mould service, and Carclo’s update on trading post-Brexit.


13 Medical moulders look to automation New polymer material developments and improved automation in injection moulding are further expanding the role of plastics in the healthcare sector. Mark Holmes fi nds out more about the latest innovations and learns how Industry 4.0 adoption could help accelerate introduction of high technology manufacturing solutions.


27 Smart solutions keep energy in check Rising energy costs are focusing attention on more intelligent technologies that can help processors keep their energy use under control. Peter Mapleston fi nds out how machinery makers’ integration of Industry 4.0-compliant architectures such as OPC may open the way for more powerful “smart” energy management solutions.


37 Revisiting the in-line compounding option In-line compounding technology promised big cost savings but its implementation has been limited. Peter Mapleston speaks to the technology’s most successful proponent – KraussMaffei – and fi nds out that a number of alternative suppliers are looking again at in-line polymer compounding options.


43 The moulders’ guide to 2016 – Materials


Part 1 of our K2016 preview coverage takes a look at the new material introductions planned for Dusseldorf. Over 10 pages, we detail the polymer, compound and masterbatch innovations targeted at injection moulders. Plus, we provide a selection of useful links to help you plan your visit.


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