CMT Materials exhibits at Plastimagen and Thin Wall Europe

It’s usually at this time of the year when you realize how quickly time has passed. Shorter days and longer nights coupled with planning and forecasting for 2015 mean that 2014 is starting to appear in the rear-view mirror. That said, we aren’t finished just yet with our calendar of events for this year.

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A View of Thermoforming from Latin America

Last week CMT participated in the 2014 Plastimagen exhibition and conference at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City. Due to widespread protests in the capital, attendance at the event was mixed in the sense that there were several pronounced lulls in activity. Organizers and exhibitors felt that the demonstrations led to traffic problems which caused disruptions to schedules. That said, the buzz for thermoforming at the show was generally positive and many attendees arrived late in the evening (the show hours were 1pm – 8pm). Through conversations in different booths and in the hallways, there was a sense that Latin American demand has been pent-up during 2014. Many processors talked about new projects for 2015 that should unlock the potential for more machinery, tooling and equipment.

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