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Published: 7/17/2017

“Unexpected” Consequences: Expert Discusses Impact of Lockout Tagout Standard Changes
The decision on July 18, 1996 by a federal appeals judge to vacate three citations against General Motors reverberates anew as interested parties await the fate of one word—unexpected—in a long-established standard.

Published: 7/10/2017

Thin-Walled Biobased Packaging That’s Injection-Moldable and Commercially Viable
A consortium in The Netherlands has come up with an innovative three-pronged approach.

Published: 7/5/2017

Trends and News Discussed at Silicone and TPE Elastomers Conference
Smithers Rapra’s first U.S. summit included new LSR and TPE materials.

Published: 6/30/2017

Injection Molding and the Thrill of a Machine Going Down
Does the prospect of trouble shooting a down injection machine excite you more than smooth operations?

Published: 6/29/2017

Mark Your Calendars for Molding 2018
Molding 2018 shifts dates (Feb. 27-March 1) and location (Long Beach, Calif.) next year.

Published: 6/26/2017

The “Holy Grail” of PC Glazing Appears on the Sporty Electric Tommykaira ZZ
Teijin has developed the world’s first “pillar-less” PC windshield for a commercial car.

Published: 6/23/2017

VIDEO: Wittmann Battenfeld and Industry 4.0 at Amerimold 2017
Dave Preusse’s belief in the connecting power of the Internet of Things (IoT) extends to his own doorbell.

Published: 6/16/2017

Could Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Moldmaking Make EDM Obsolete?
As the machinery and materials advance, some moldmaking companies at the forefront of additive manufacturing believe it could reduce or eliminate the need for some more traditional technologies, like EDM and gundrilling.

Published: 6/12/2017

How Serious Is Freudenberg Medical About Lean Manufacturing?
One employee I met there helped his daughter undertake a Kaizen event on her closet.

Published: 6/6/2017

Looking for a Measure of Demoldability? Here’s a New Approach
If you’ve ever had trouble ejecting parts from a difficult mold—I should have said when, not if—you may have experimented with different mold finishes or even coatings to overcome sticking.