NPE2018 EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTS

WANT TO SEE THE MOST ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IN ACTION?
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At NPE2018, you won’t just see what’s new—you’ll have the opportunity to test, evaluate and contrast full-scale, operating equipment right on the show floor. No matter what business or industry you’re in, your entire operation will benefit from the breadth and depth of applied technology presented here. You want innovation? You got it.
 
 
 

TOTAL IN-DEPTH COVERAGE FOR EVERY MARKET SECTOR.

Category-specific Zones and targeted Pavilions provide focused information and resources in your area of interest for maximum efficiency when you’re on the exhibit floor.
    • BOTTLE ZONE

      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

      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.

    • START-UP GARAGE

      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.

    • INTERNATIONAL PAVILIONS

      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.

    • MOLD-MAKING ZONE

      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.  

    • THERMOFORMING ZONE

      Turn up the heat in the Thermoforming Zone—this special section features thermoformers or suppliers to this market sector, whether thin- or thick-gauge.

    • PROCESSORS ZONE

      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.).

    NPE2018 covers every aspect of the plastics industry.

    Experience it all right here, all in one place.

     
     

     “All the different companies. All the different machines. All the different robotics. It’s very impressive.”

    Christopher Jackson, Core Technology Molding Corporation

     
     

     

    REGISTER TODAY FOR THE MOST INFLUENTIAL EVENT IN PLASTICS