NPE2018 EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTS
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The Bottle Zone is an invaluable resource for companies that work with PET pre-forms, molds, labeling, filling, closures, design, and inspection equipment in the field of bottle and container manufacturing, whether for beverages, pharmaceuticals or personal care.
Re|focus gives recycling professionals access to revolutionary equipment, reliable supplies, and the processors and brand owners who are seeking sustainable solutions for their own business.
3D & 4D
A show within a show, 3D & 4D lets you explore the trends and technologies behind three- and four-dimensional prototypes, mold components and even finished parts—direct from digital files.
Visit the Start-Up Garage and preview exciting new ideas from exciting new companies. Today’s rapidly evolving marketplace demands innovation at every level, in every vertical and horizontal market—here, startup companies showcase their most exciting products and services.
Don’t miss the International Pavilions, where you can go global without leaving the U.S. NPE has a longstanding tradition of partnering with plastics trade associations and external trade groups around the world, dedicated to excellence in plastics and manufacturing.
BUSINESS & FINANCE ZONE
Your operation will benefit from time spent at the Business & Financial Zone, where you can meet with companies that serve the plastics industry in the areas of publishing, education, research, transportation, banking, software development, consulting, and more.
FLEXIBLE VINYL ZONE
Tour the Flexible Vinyl Zone to see just how this exciting material is being used in the medical, automotive, construction, packaging and consumer products industries. The Flexible Vinyl Zone will feature both plastisols (liquids) and solids (pellets, cubes, powders, etc.) material companies.
MATERIAL SCIENCE ZONE
Material Science Zone is playing a key role in revolutionizing many of the products consumers are buying, from appliances to electronics. The Materials Science Zone will showcase innovations in durability, strength, weight, cost-efficiency and more.
MEDICAL PARTS ZONE
The Medical Parts Zone will feature plastics in medical devices and diagnostics, including plastics materials and plastics processing companies.
Visit the Mold-Making Zone and tour the latest the industry has to offer. Companies who specialize in high-speed, high-quantity manufacturing can source parts-mold designers, fabricators, manufacturers and more.
Turn up the heat in the Thermoforming Zone—this special section features thermoformers or suppliers to this market sector, whether thin- or thick-gauge.
From blow-molding to extrusion to injection molding, processors use many techniques to transform raw plastic materials into the everyday products used by consumers. The Processors Zone will feature manufacturers of plastics products (injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, extrusion, transfer molding, compression molding, etc.).