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Cover Story: MOLDING THE FUTURE OF AUTO EXTERIORSNew developments in materials and processing is making for exciting, and profitable, times for suppliers of automotive exterior systems, like Ontario-b...

April 1, 1999   Canadian Plastics



Cover Story: MOLDING THE FUTURE OF AUTO EXTERIORS

New developments in materials and processing is making for exciting, and profitable, times for suppliers of automotive exterior systems, like Ontario-based Decoma International Inc. All said, the goal of making all-plastic exteriors for production vehicles may soon become a reality.

GASSING UP

Gas assist injection molding has matured into a technology which promises and delivers larger, lighter, more complex parts from less press tonnage than any conventional injection molding process.

A host of new gas-assist equipment choices allow molders to more

easily exploit the technology.

SETTING YOUR SITES ON THE WEB

Real Canadian companies discuss the costs and benefits of setting

up their web sites, and provide tips for setting up yours.

‘FINISHING’ THE JOB

New assembly, bonding, printing and decorating equipment

offers more options for easy, cost-effective integration into your

operation.

DEPARTMENTS

Classified Ads 31, 32

Reader Service Card32

New Product Spotlight 33

Technology Showcase 34,36

Plastics Data File37

Design Ideas 38

Editor’s View 7

Technology Trends 8

Melt flipper stabilizes in-mold

melt flow 8

Industry News 9

Pharmaceutical expansion

adds blow/fill capacity 9

New blow molding company

launched10

People11

Coming events 12

“The Canadian vinyl siding production capacity will be expanded as Royal Plastics Ltd. of Weston, Ont. throws its hat into the ring”, read Canadian Plastics’ April, 1985 issue. “The custom profile extrusion company is embarking on its first venture in vinyl siding manufacturing with a $2 million facility being built in Ontario’s Vaughn Township, north of Toronto.” Royal president Vic DeZen confidently predicted major export markets for the output from the 50,000 sq. ft. facility.

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