Toshiba Machine Co., America
755 Greenleaf Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 US
Plastic Injection Molding Division
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
Precision Molding Without a QC Department?
At Prism Plastics, quality is baked into every step of the process. The result: 1 billion parts per year with a defect rate less than 1 ppm.
Custom Molder Expands in ‘Leaps of Faith’
Who would embark on an $8.8 million plant expansion without new orders in hand? Someone who knows his customers very well.
INJECTION MOLDING: Revamped Line Promises Greater Injection Speed, Lower Energy Use
Linear guides throughout and a purpose-built ball screw contribute to greater speed and efficiency for Toshiba’s new all-electric line.
Ten Intriguing Injection Molding Technologies of 2015
I know I’m leaving myself wide open on this one. I was asked, “What are the 10 most interesting injection molding technologies of 2015?” I should have pleaded eggnog hangover and politely declined.
Minnesota Technical College Expands Its Academic, Equipment Offerings
A medical tubing extrusion line, all-electric injection molding machine, and medical extrusion certificate are the latest additions to Hennepin Technical College (HTC) Plastics Engineering Technology program.
INJECTION MOLDING AT NPE: Presses, Robots & Cell Automation
Everything molders need to compete in markets from automotive to medical was on display in Orlando. Besides a huge number of new machine models, there was emphasis on cell integration and automation.
Falcon Plastics Purchases Three All-Electric Toshiba Machines
South Dakota molder placed order after booth visit during NPE2015.
Tech-Plas to purchase eight Toshiba machines
Tech-Plas will begin using the all-electric ECSX machines later this year to custom mold small parts for the electronics, medical, pharmaceutical and furniture industries.
At NPE: Toshiba Adds New Electric & Servo-Hydraulic Models
First of a line of servo-hydraulic models debut.
Short-Run Specialist Chases Higher Productivity While Staying Lean
How do you automate jobs that run only a few hours? That’s only one of the questions challenging a fast-growing, short-run molder.
Plastics Industry Puts Skills Gap in its Sights
Five skills gap related announcements in one day point to an industry ready to address a pressing problem.
Toshiba Opens Service Center in Mexico
Taking advantage of a "reshoring" trend.
Extreme Molding’s Mantra: ‘Find Your Niche and Stick to It’
For a small custom injection molder competing in today’s global market, Lynn Momrow-Zielinski has two pieces of advice: 1) Develop a business plan and stick to it. 2) Find a technical and/or market niche and stick to that, too.
Injection Molding at NPE: New Machines Showed Their Stuff In Sophisticated Molding Demos
More speed, more power, more precision, and more automated functions accomplished in and out of the mold. That’s exactly what injection machinery suppliers were offering at NPE2012.
Injection Molding at NPE: Speed, Automation & Integration Take Center Stage
Hot buttons at the show will be multi-component molding, in-mold labeling/decorating (IML/IMD), in-mold assembly, medical molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR), micro-molding, and high-speed packaging.
INJECTION MOLDING: Faster, More Versatile Line of Electric Presses
Featuring a greater range of shot sizes, 20% faster dry cycles, and 30% more clamping rigidity, the EC-SX series of all-electric presses was introduced by Toshiba Machine Corp., Elk Grove Village, Ill.
Injection Molding at NPE 2003
Show goers will see an electric injection machine in nearly every press maker’s booth this year, and electric/hydraulic hybrids in several.
NPE 2009 Wrap-Up: New Machinery for Injection Molding
New injection machinery at the show ranged from all-electric units for high-speed packaging or bioplastic processing to hybrid presses ready for the cleanroom. Other units highlighted multi-component molding with LSR and thermoplastics or super-compact presses for small parts. Several new machines targeted specific applications such as caps and closures, PET preforms, LSR, or integrated long-glass compounding.
NPE News in Injection Molding
If a better machine can help your company beat challenging economic conditions, you’ll probably find it at NPE. And finding it will be easier, thanks to our editors’ efforts to sift out of some 2000 exhibits the most significant news in injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming.
Enhanced All-Electrics and New Six-Axis Robot
A new all-electric machine line has a new clamp design and controller that reduce platen deflection and dry-cycle time compared with its predecessor.