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...
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.
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
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‘FINISHING’ THE JOB
New assembly, bonding, printing and decorating equipment
offers more options for easy, cost-effective integration into your
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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
adds blow/fill capacity 9
New blow molding company
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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