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Look for the New Year
Machining & Fabricating kicks off the new year with a
new logo, column and opportunity.
Karen M. Koenig
A feeling of
excitement came over me on Jan. 1. Not because I survived an
eight-hour New Year's Eve party. Nor was it because there
was a full schedule of college football ahead of me (which,
for my family, has been more exciting to watch than any pro
game played this season). Rather, it was because I was
anticipating the changes coming to Plastics Machining &
really am excited about our new logo, feature and "virtual
trade show." I hope you will be too.
people talk in acronyms, particularly when referring to
items of substance and importance. So what better way to
start the new year than for the magazine with the most
substance in the plastics machining and fabricating field to
join the acronym bandwagon.
with this issue, Plastics Machining & Fabricating's new
signature logo is the three letters PM&F. But while our
name has changed, our focus remains the same: to be the most
comprehensive magazine on technology and trends for the
secondary plastics processing industry.
continually finding new and innovative ways to pass this
information on to you.
Virtual trade show
Get a jump
on NPE 2000 by visiting the PM&F Virtual Trade Show; the
"showroom doors" open in May.
onto www.plasticsmachining.com, you will be able to view
"booths" by a wide variety of industry suppliers, all
without leaving your chair. If you see something you like,
simply click on the hotlink and be transported to the
company's Web site for further information. Not only will
this save you time during NPE by allowing you to preview the
products in advance, but it will also save you money in shoe
the January/ February issue, Plastics Profile is a new
column which will focus on the characteristics and selection
guidelines for designing with plastic materials. A different
material will be profiled in each issue in an easy-to-read,
two-page format. This month's featured material is
begins on page 29 of this issue. Please check it out and let
me know what you think. Please call me at (847) 634-4347
ext. 366 or e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I value your opinion.
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