NPE2024 Delivers the Latest Technology

After a six-year hiatus, one of the plastics industry’s largest tradeshows is preparing for a big return. NPE: The Plastics Show will take place May 6-10, 2024, in Orlando, Florida – three years after COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the triennial show’s 2021 event. With the theme “Made for You,” the 2024 show will offer attendees demonstrations of the latest machinery and equipment, opportunities to network with industry experts, collaboration around some of the biggest challenges facing the industry and a redesigned educational program. Organizers expect more than 2,000 exhibitors and 55,000 attendees to fill the halls at the Orange County Convention Center over the five-day event. NPE2024 will feature six Technology Zones, including the bottle zone, recycling and sustainability zone, materials science zone, advanced manufacturing zone, moldmaking zone and packaging zone. While attending NPE2024, be sure to visit the booths of these Plastics Business magazine partners:

Absolute Haitian Booth W943
At NPE2024, the fifth-generation injection molding machine family – the electric VE5 and ZE5, and servo-hydraulic MA5 and JU5 – will be presented to the North and South American markets for the first time. The new generation combines numerous innovations, paving the way for more intelligent and connected injection molding.

Absolute Robot (ARI) Booth W1271
The upgraded Max series top-entry 6-axis full-servo robot includes major control enhancements and increased traverse speeds for more complex automation. Additionally, attendees will see world-class automation integration featuring a FANUC 6-axis robot in a vertical molding application, along with a FANUC CRX cobot.

AEC, Sterling & Cumberland Booth W3921
Immerse yourself in the latest technology and newest equipment from AEC, Sterling and Cumberland in one booth! Advanced chillers, drying and blending innovations and the latest in size reduction will be on display. Plus, demo MiVue®, an IOT monitoring solution that supports data-driven decisions and enhances maintenance to optimize production.

American Mold Builders Association Booth S37129
American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) has been dedicated exclusively to the US mold manufacturing industry for over 35 years. AMBA is governed by volunteer members serving as AMBA Board of Directors and Officers and is staffed by full-time employees. AMBA represents nearly 300 member companies. Its mission is to provide workforce development solutions, networking and benchmarking opportunities and industry promotion for members’ success.

Bay Plastics Machinery Booth W5770
The latest plastics pelletizing technology solutions will be displayed at the Bay Plastics booth at NPE, including a new pelletizer designed for pharmaceutical/clean room applications, a new die wipe system for safety and higher strand pelletizing production, and new data acquisition technology for Industry 4.0.

C-sert Manufacturing Booth S17040
C-sert Manufacturing will feature its patented, permanent thread repair inserts at NPE. C-serts are the ideal solution for stripped thread repair on injection molding machine platens. All C-serts are proudly made in the US, covered by a lifetime warranty and stocked at its headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

Canon Virginia, Inc. Booth W4843
Featuring industrial imaging solutions and injection mold making, Canon Virginia, Inc. can be your manufacturing and technology partner. Also, in collaboration with Japan Steel Works America (W1561), Canon is demonstrating the Shuttle Mold System, an innovation that allows molders to run two molds in one cycle – live at the show.

Chase Plastic Services, Inc. Booth S22141
Go to to register for NPE for FREE using promo code 716! Visit our NPE booth to play PLINKO, where everyone is a winner with Chase Plastics!

Cold Jet Booth W5371
Cold Jet is the global leader in dry ice technologies that put recycled CO2 to work for a cleaner, healthier planet. Cold Jet provides value to its customers by helping them improve mold cleaning, deflash/debur parts, surface preparation parts, post process 3D printed parts and clean screws with dry ice. Cold Jet will be showcasing the PCS® 60, IceRocket PLT, i3 MicroClean® 2 and PE 80 at the event.

Conair Booth W2113
Quite possibly the most interactive and active booth at NPE2024, Conair will have 25 live demonstrations featuring over 55 pieces of auxiliary equipment – including a running extrusion line. New innovations in blending, drying, conveying, heat transfer, size reduction and downstream equipment – Conair is there. Booth W2113 is the perfect place to experience how you can “Make Every Pellet Count.”

Conventus Polymers Booth S17129
At Conventus Polymers, imagination ignites innovation. Headquartered in New Jersey, Conventus combines the best characteristics of resin manufacturers and conventional distributors by offering a broad product portfolio, world-class application development, and supply chain efficiencies. Stop by our booth to discover how our high-performance polymers can help elevate your next project.

CyFrame Booth W989
CyFrame will be presenting its ERP which is made specifically to help plastics processors grow their businesses. CyFrame provides simple and efficient integrated solutions to help structure an entire business by supporting production, inventory, accounting and distribution activities.

Doteco Booth W2701
If in the Film and Fiber space, a visit to the Doteco booth should be on your agenda. For NPE2024, Doteco will have three pieces of equipment on display in booth W2701 – designed “specifically” for the film and fiber market. If you haven’t seen Doteco’s new profile gauge-control system in person (the Vento) featuring the single air inlet – prepare to have your mind blown!

ENTEK Booth W3881
ENTEK, the leading US-based supplier of twin-screw extruders and replacement wear parts, will feature its latest technical solutions for compounders at NPE. New VFT and vent flow sensor technology help compounders produce higher yields of product and overcome common challenges when compounding recycled materials.

Globeius Booth S14026
With the theme of – BETTER. QUALITY. SOLUTIONS. – and with its largest NPE booth ever, Globeius will display its complete range of industry-leading products for plastics processors. This includes machinery and auxiliary equipment for injection molding, extrusion and blow molding, all designed to help processors improve productivity.

Goldenrod Corporation Booth W7373
Goldenrod Corporation will feature its line of shafts, chucks and shaft-handling equipment for winding/unwinding plastics machinery. Goldenrod products are used on blown-film, extrusion and converting equipment for the highest quality rolls of material.

Harbour Results and WayPoint Marketing Booth S26202
Delivering manufacturing consulting and benchmarking solutions, Harbour Results demonstrates how its solutions drive business and operational performance improvement. And, WayPoint Marketing shares modern marketing techniques to help manufacturers attract new business and talent.

iD Additives Booth S32033
iD Additives will feature its leading product lines at NPE, including chemical foaming agents, purging compounds, plastic mold cleaners and preventative maintenance cleaning systems for the plastics industry. The company will feature live demonstrations of its Eco-Pro mold cleaning system during the show.

INCOE Booths W3761 (Main)/ Corporation S30123 (Satellite)
A must-visit hot runner technology destination to book as a part of your NPE itinerary. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday. Reservations are not required but recommended. People-Product-Sustainability, since 1958. A member of PLASTICS (formally SPI) since 1970. Your INCOE – Welcome IN.

LS Mtron Booth W1101
“Made for Molders, by Molders” – LS Mtron Injection Molding Machine USA will feature the largest injection molding booth at NPE, dedicated to the latest in molding technology. Ten LS machines will be running at the show (eight machines in the LS booth, and one each at the Yushin and INCOE booths).

Manufacturers Association Booth S26192 for Plastics Processors (MAPP Pavilion)
Established in 1997, the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) is managed by plastics business leaders and has over 450 member companies across the United States. MAPP works to provide plastics processors with bottom-line impacting programs, networking opportunities, benchmarking data and additional beneficial services. Its mission is to enable leaders within the plastics industry to achieve new levels of success.

Maruka USA Booth W1321
Maruka USA will exhibit TOYO (All-Electric) and FCS (Servo-Hydraulic) injection molding machinery. Highlights include the all-new TOYO Si-7 Series, featuring cutting-edge technology and 100% Japanese components and the new TOYO ET-II Vertical machine. FCS machines on display feature a Two-Component FB Model and the latest Horizontal FA-II Model.

MBS Advisors Booth W138
MBS Advisors specializes in delivering top-tier mergers and acquisitions advisory and investment banking services for molders, plastics processors and other engineered component manufacturers. MBS’ team of advisors has unparalleled industry experience, with several executives having owned or operated injection molding companies.

MBS Recruiters Booth W4235
For over 25 years, MBS Recruiters has been providing executive search and recruitment services for molders, plastics processors and engineered component manufacturers across North America. MBS Recruiters specializes in direct hire salaried employee searches, with a focus on mid- to executive-level management, sales, operations, engineering and finance positions.

Mokon Booth W2542
Mokon, a leader for over 65 years, will showcase its line of high-quality heating and cooling process temperature control systems with temperatures ranging from -20° F to 700° F. ISO 9001 and 14001. Made in the USA. Stop by Mokon booth to see why its design makes a difference for your application!

Paulson Training Programs, Inc. Booth W2973
Introducing enriched content and advanced training technologies from Paulson Training, for online and seminar learning solutions in injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, thermoforming and PET-ISBM. Paulson integrates cutting-edge methods of learning like machine simulation and interactivity into its comprehensive eLearning platform, offering valuable knowledge for enhanced skills development.

PCS Company Booth W3801
PCS Company will feature its latest products and solutions for the plastics injection molding, mold making and die casting industries at NPE. New products at the show will include hot runner systems and controls, mold bases, mold components, molding supplies and more.

Plastics Business Magazine Booth W144
Plastics Business magazine is the official publication of the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors and reaches 12,500 plastics processing business executives, including corporate management, plant managers and production managers involved with all types of plastics processing and manufacturing through print, digital and mobile distribution.

PolySource, LLC Booth S26193
With a reputation for problem-solving, PolySource is a top choice for resin distribution. PolySource is a trusted name in the plastics industry, providing dynamic material solutions to help customers secure the best resin for market-specific applications. The brilliance lies with “The Fixers,” which showcases a deep knowledge of polymer material and a passion for helping others; that is what makes PolySource the valued partner customers want. Your success = Our success!

Progressive Components Booth W1543
Progressive is the only American-owned, independently operated developer and full-line global distributor of mold components and mold monitoring technology. At NPE, introductions include new, exclusive mold mechanisms and advancements to the ProFile v4 mold management platform.

RJG Inc. Booth W3973
Stop by to demo RJG’s brand-new AI assistant, MAX, now part of the CoPilot® process control system. While you’re there, ask RJG experts about your molding challenges, and enter to win a “free” GAP Assessment. RJG expert trainers also will be offering educational presentations in room W204EF throughout the week.

Routsis Training LLC Booths W2421/S33038
Please join Routsis Training at NPE2024, it will be featuring in-house training solutions designed to develop the knowledge and skills of your employees, including RightStart™ Workforce Training, SmartTech™ On-Site Instruction and Professional Certification. A large portion ofRoutsis’ library also is available in Spanish, please stop by to learn more.

SEPRO Group Booth W143
Introducing SEPRO Group’s latest models of 3-, 5- and 6-axis robots along with the most powerful and user-friendly controls in the industry. In addition, smart automation solutions will be on full display suitable for injection molders of all sizes and tonnage range.

Silcotech Booth S15039
Featuring single-source turnkey, silicone injection molding solutions, Silcotech is a global leader in providing mass production and specialized LSR technology for the medical, healthcare, automotive, packaging, consumer and consumer electronics industries.

Slide Products, Inc. Booth S33083
Slide Products offers plastics processors and moldmakers the most complete line of processing aids, all formulated to help improve efficiency and profitability. Offering on-site production assessments and free samples of its mold releases, mold cleaners, rust preventives, ejector pin greases and purging compounds to help ensure your facility is operating at peak performance.

Stout Booth S26196 (MAPP Pavilion)
Stout’s Investment Banking group is a leading provider of M&A advisory services in the plastics sector, with expertise covering the full spectrum of processes, product categories and end markets. Stout’s professionals have significant experience assisting plastics companies with evaluation of all available strategic and financial alternatives.

Vive Booth S26199
In Vive’s world, where manufacturing and marketing strategies align, we take on challenges and put time into each design. If you believe it’s your time to shine and want in on the big game, stop by our booth during NPE and take aim…

Wipfli LLP Booth S26197
Helping manufacturers achieve their goals takes a process that delivers results today while anticipating tomorrow’s demands. That’s Wipfli. From operational improvements and performance enhancements to large-scale digital transformation, Wipfli helps clients achieve lasting results. At NPE2024, learn more about analytics dashboards and machine monitoring software.

Wittmann USA Booth W3043
Demonstrating “It’s ALL WITTMANN” with the latest advancements in olding machines, robots and automation, material handling and auxiliaries. From Wittmann 4.0, sustainability and energy efficiency to the circular economy, we are the leader in innovation and what its positive impact can have on your bottom line, the environment, the economy and everyday our lives.