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The Designer’s Edge: Impacting Flash

Randy examines how the moldmaker can impact flash with a look at parting lines in the design. Whenever you have flash you need to understand the root cause. For example, is it wear from low draft angle shut-offs, poor shut-off conditions, thermo-expansion, or erosion or damage from a crushed part or runner? If you understand root cause, you can focus on future prevention.

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Recruiting and Reshoring to Fill the Skills Gap: Key Elements of a National Skills Strategy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:00 PM ET

Recruiting the next generation of skilled manufacturers is the most important and the most difficult step in filling the skills gap. Recruiting is the most important step because programs will be created at the high sch...

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NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase is a trade show and conference designed to bring together all sectors of the supply chain, including end markets and brand owners. Featuring industry-focused education, equip...

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