The Injection Molding Division provides several sources to provide our members with informative information.

A variety of technical articles and books, industry publications, news and articles are available online. Networking with other professionals in the CHAIN to stay in touch with current events, tips and more.


SPE Plastics Research Online: The latest in plastics research from around the web. Browse the latest articles in the plastics industry.

SPE Technical Library: Access technical papers and presentations from SPE conferences, technical briefs, and recorded webinars.

SPE Journals Database: Includes Polymer Engineering and Science, Polymer Composites, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology

(Note: you must be a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers to access the following resources.)


Plastics Engineering Magazine: Access PDFs of current and past issues of Plastics Engineering, the official magazine of the Society of Plastics Engineers.

Molding Views: An informative newsletter produced by the Injection Molding Division. Access past issues and articles online. Get the latest and past issue or download articles.


News & Networking:

Plastics Engineering Blog: The official blog of Plastics Engineering Magazine. Includes monthly articles of industry relevance.

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Books Recommended About Injection Molding:

  • Injection Molding: Technology and Fundamentals
Musa Rasim Kamal, Avraam I. Isayev, Shih-Jung Liu (Hanser, 2009: 978-1569904343)
  • Injection Molding Handbook
Dominick V. Rosato, ‎Donald V. Rosato, ‎Marlene G. Rosato (Kluver Academic Publishers, 2000: 978-0792386193(
  • Injection Molding: Integration of Theory and Modeling Methods
Rong Zheng, ‎Roger I. Tanner, ‎Xi-Jun Fan (Springer, 2011: 978-3642212628)
  • Injection Molding Handbook
Tim A. Osswald, Lih-Sheng Turng, Paul J. Gramann (Hanser, 2008: 978-1569904206)
  • Ceramic Injecton Molding
B.C. Mutsuddy, R.G. Ford (Chapman & Hall, 1994: 978-0412538100)
  • Plastic Injection Molding: Manufacturing Startup and Management
Douglas M. Bryce (Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1999: 978-0872635036)
  • Magnesium Injection Molding
Frank Czerwinski (Springer, 2008: 978-0387725284)
  • Microcellular Injection Molding
Jingyi Xu (Wiley, 2010: 978-0470466124)
  • Injection Molding: An Introduction
Michaeli Poetsch (Hanser, 2007: 978-1569904190)
  • Injection Molding Machines: A User’s Guide
Friedrich Johannaber (Hanser, 2007: 978-1569904183)
  • Practical Injection Molding
Bernie A. Olmsted, ‎Martin Davis (CRC Press, 2001: 978-0824705299)
  • Gas Assist Injection Molding
Paul Dier, Richard Goralski, Bauer Compressors (Abby Communications Inc., 2000: 978-1893677050)
  • Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding : An Introduction
Robert A. Malloy (Hanser, 1994: 978-1569901298)
  • Training in Injection Molding: A Text and Workbook
Walter Michaeli, Helmut Greif (Hanser, 2001: 978-1569903025)
  • Cost Analysis of Plastic Injection Molds
Carlos Sapene (, 2007: 978-1430302957)
  • Injection Moulding of Plastics
Eiri Board (Engineers India Research Institute, 2008: 978-8189765200)
  • Rubber Injection Moulding – A Practical Guide
John A. Lindsay( Smithers Rapra Technology, 2012: 978-1859571804)
  • Troubleshooting Injection Moulding
V. Goodship (Smithers Rapra Technology, 2004: 978-1859574706)
  • Multi-Material Injection Moulding
J. C. Love and V. Goodship (Smithers Rapra Technology, 2002: 978-1859573273)
  • Computer-Aided Injection Mold Design and Manufacture
J.Y.H. Fuh, M. W. Fu, A.Y.C. Nee (Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004: 0-8247-5314-3)
  • Total Quality Process Control for Injection Molding
M. Joseph Gordon, Jr. (John Wiely, 2010: 978-0470229637)
  • Fundamentals of Injection Molding
William J.Tobin (WJT Associates, 2000: 978-0936994192)
  • Multi-Material Injection Moulding
V. Goodship, J. C. Love (RAPRA Technology LTD, 2002: 978-1859573273)
  • Plastics Processing Technology
Edward A. Muccio (ASM, 1994: 0-871704943)
  • Understanding Injection Mold Design
Herbert Rees (Hanser Gardner Publications, 2001: 978-1569903117)
  • Injection Molds and Molding: A Practical Manual
J.B. Dym (Springer US, 1987: 978-0442217853)
  • Automation for Injection Molding
Application Automation Div (Application Automation, Division AEC, 1985: 978-0910447034)
  • Advances in Automation for Plastics Injection Moulding
J. M. Mallon (RAPRA Technology LTD, 2001: 978-1859572832)
  • Injection molding of thermoplastics materials
A. Whelan, Tony Whelan, John Goff (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991: 978-0442305505)
  • Understanding Product Design for Injection Molding
Herbert Rees (Hanser Gardner Publications, 1996: 978-1569902103)
  • Injection molding of engineering thermoplastics
A. Whelan, J. P. Goff (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990: 978-0442303211)
  • Injection Molding: Process, Design, and Applications
Phoebe H. Kauffer (Nova Science Publishers, 2011: 978-1617613074)
  • Injection Mold Design Engineering
David Kazmer (Hanser, 2007:978-1569904176)
  • How to Make Injection Molds
Georg Menges, Walter Michaeli, Paul Mohren (Hanser, 2001: 978-1569902820)
  • Selecting Injection Molds: Weighing Cost Versus Productivity
Herbert Rees, Bruce Catoen (Hanser, 2006: 978-1569903896)
  • Plastic Injection Molding: Material Selection and Product Design Fundamentals
Douglas M. Bryce (SME, 1997: 978-0872634886)
  • Precision Injection Molding: Process, Materials, and Applications
Jehuda Greener, Reinhold Wimberger-Friedl (Hanser, 2006: 978-1569904008)
  • Injection Moulding Technology
Vdi-Gesellschaft Kunststofftechnik (International Publishers Service, 1981: 978-3184040673)
  • Energy-efficient Control in Injection Molding
Ke Yao (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2008: 978-1109006971)
  • Injection Molding Reference Guide
Jay W. Carender (Createspace Independent Pub, 2011: 978-1466407824)
  • Heat Transfer During Injection Molding
Hamdy Hassan (Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010: 978-3843368667)
  • Introduction to Film Insert Injection Molding: A Practiacal Guide
Yew Wei Leong, Hiroyuki Hamada (Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010: 978-3838320441)