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With consumer spending expected to grow 5.5 percent over the next five years, the future looks bright if you manufacture household appliances—but only if you’re able to keep production costs in check without sacrificing performance. Gain your competitive advantage by learning about exciting breakthroughs and innovations in plastics manufacturing today—automation, materials and additives, prototyping, injection molding, coatings and more.

New Materials

To stay competitive, appliance manufacturers need plastics that deliver high performance AND cost effectiveness—and new materials are opening new doors. To see the latest innovations, visit the Flexible Vinyl Zone, Moldmaking Zone and Material Science Zone on the NPE show floor.

3D Printing

3D printing offers incredible opportunities for the design and production of consumer appliances—and this developing technology is poised to expand further in the coming years. The 3D/4D Printing Zone showcases recent advances and exciting applications.


Many of today’s consumers want energy-efficient, eco-friendly appliances—and green goals not only benefit the environment but also save energy and cut production costs. Discover everything related to sustainability in plastics in the Re|focus Zone.