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On-Site: A Molder’s Makeover
Technology Upgrades Revive Recto’s Business
Article Published: 1/4/2011
Automation, Old-Fashioned Values Help Sustain Molder’s Success
This 55-year-old, family-owned and operated custom injection molding company continues to thrive by practicing a value that’s gained widespread popularity lately: “sustainability.”
Article Published: 12/28/2010
INJECTION MOLDING: Automation and Integration Added the ‘Wow’ at K Show
There were new presses of all stripes aplenty at K 2010, but the “wow” factor was supplied by automated work cells and integrated manu-facturing systems performing multiple operations before, during, and after molding.
Article Published: 12/23/2010
K 2010 Preview, Injection Molding New All-Electrics & Hybrids Balance Performance & Economy
The world’s largest plastics show, coming up next month in Dusseldorf, Germany, provides ample evidence of the growing sway of electric drive technology in injection molding.
Article Published: 12/21/2010
New Presses, Robots & Process Technologies To Debut at K 2010 Fair
The exhibit of Engel Austria at October’s K 2010 fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, will host a wide range of product introductions, ranging from new machines for caps/closures and micromolding to a new model of small electric press, a new generatio...
Article Published: 7/1/2010
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.
Article Published: 6/7/2010
Refine, Redesign, Retool: Re-engineering as a Business Model
It’s an unusual business model: “We take existing products or manufacturing processes and try to make them better.
Article Published: 6/1/2010
Molder’s Message to Foreign Competitors: ‘Bring It On!’
An inspired combination of automation, ISO certification, use of certified resins, and strict adherence to a rigorous set of time-honed manufacturing standards are among the chief factors giving the Rodon Group, a 54-year-old custom molding operatio...
Article Published: 2/1/2010
Eight Tips on Robot Maintenance
Beam-mounted Cartesian robots are usually installed in applications where availability and maximum uptime are primary concerns.
Article Published: 1/1/2010
On-Site: Injection Molding 'Outside the Box' at MGS Mfg. Group
Though it grabs a lot of headlines, multi-material, multi-shot processing still makes up only about 10% of injection molding activity in North America.
Article Published: 11/1/2009

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