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Injection Know How

Injection Molding Know How, Live

Upcoming training by Plastics Technology's Injection Molding Know How columnist, John Bozzelli, will walk injection molders through new tool process development via scientific molding.
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Thermoforming

Illig Expands U.S. Presence

Adds space in Midwest plant for spare parts, training and a showroom.
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New Initiative Aims At Workforce Development

SPI and Tooling U-SME launch PlasticsU to provide online machinery training for production workers. Meantime, DME awards scholarship.
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‘There are no unskilled jobs here anymore’

That observation comes from Mary Ann Cervinka, HR manager Arrow Gear, and is found Accenture’s 2014 Manufacturing Skills and Training Study, appropriately entitled, “Out of Inventory: Skills Shortage Threatens Growth for U.S. Manufacturing.”
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Mold Maintenance

New Products & Services at amerimold in June

New mold components and training services to debut at moldmaking show.
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Micro-Molding

MRPC Takes ‘Holistic’ Approach To Scientific Molding

Last year this family-owned molder made a major commitment to Scientific Molding by starting a training process involving all employees.
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Most popular Knowledge Centers of 2013

No matter the process: everyone has to dry resin, everyone has to convey it, and everyone can use some training. Plastics Technology’s online Knowledge Centers were a popular destination among our readers in 2013 as they beefed up on a variety of topics.
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All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Sumitomo (SHI ) Demag Opens U.S. Technology Center in Ohio

Facility will be used for customer mold trials, machine demonstrations, technology testing, and hands-on training.
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Tooling Know How

Maintenance Training? Show Me the Money

Training works best if a goals are set and a plan is established to meet them.
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Injection Molding

Molders Try Cross-Training To Build Crucial Skills In-House

Despite high unemployment, many plastics processors still can’t find qualified workers to fill open positions that require specialized skills. So some are looking at further developing the skills of the employees they already have.
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About the Author: Waller

Paul Waller consults on extrusion and packaging and heads Plastics Touchpoint Group Inc. in Toronto, which offers engineering, plant design, machine installation, and operator training.
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Injection Molding

Mold Maintenance Training Eases Molder's Growing Pains

Automation Plastics in Aurora, Ohio (automationplastics.com), is a 32-year-old custom injection molder with 50,500 ft² and 30 presses from 35 to 700 tons.
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Logistics, Training & Teamwork Support Custom Processor’s Juggling Act

In the 50 years since it opened its doors as a custom thermoformer in Hanover, Pa., McClarin Plastics’ world has grown a lot more complicated.
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Thermoforming

Industrial Thermoformer Expands With Aid from State Training Grant

The last dollars of a $105,000 worker-training grant have now been spent.
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Molds & Tooling

Plastics Training Enters Virtual Reality

Plastics processors are discovering two employee training programs initiated this year that offer instruction in a “virtual” space, where the student can interact with the instructor and course materials via a satellite dish or the internet.
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‘Math for Molders’ Training Programs Online

Two new online training programs have been released by A.
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Injection Molding

Training Pays Off in Productivity

A skilled and efficient workforce provides a decisive edge against competition and improves the bottom line.
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Purging Compounds

NOVACHEM Launches Interactive Learning Game for Extrusion and Blow Molders

“NovaBlaster” Entertains And Educates Winners Eligible To Receive A Free Deluxe Baseball-Style Cap October 6, 2006 – (BRIDGEPORT, CT) NOVACHEM, manufacturer of SuperNova™ high performance chemical purging compounds, has recently released an interactive directed-learning game for the entertainment and education of those responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of extrusion and blow molding machines.
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NOVACHEM Launches Interactive Learning Game for Injection Molders

NOVACHEM, manufacturer of InstaPurge® commodity-grade purging compounds, has recently released an interactive directed-learning game for the entertainment and education of those responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of injection molding machines.
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Cooperation in Plastics Education & Training

Three recent announcements herald new cooperative efforts among plastics groups for education and workforce development. --The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), Washington, D.C., and international custom molder Nypro Inc., Clinton, Mass., will collaborate on workforce development.
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