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Slowed—but not Stopped—by the Pandemic, Custom Molder Catches Up with Its Plans for Growth
No one’s 2020 plans survived the pandemic unscathed, including those of Plastic Molding Technology Inc. But this injection molder’s vision of how it would continue to thrive as it approaches its fifth decade was simply deferred, not denied.
Intertech Adds Five New Injection Molding Machines
The Denver-based custom injection molder added the Toyo all-electric presses in support of new business in the packaging, consumer and industrial goods segments.
Injection Molding: New Machine Series Features Multiple Upgrades
Toyo’s new Si-6s series offers faster auto purging, automatic process adjustments to material viscosity changes, first-stage fill verification and a larger, intuitive touch control.
Nebraska Community College Heeds PPE Call in Cororavirus Crisis
Molds 550 pieces of headgear for face shields in the same time it took to produce one on a 3D printer. College has donated 11,500 completed face shields for use throughout Nebraska and 800 to Columbus Community Hospital, a local facility.
Tenere Shapes Market Niche Where Metal and Plastics Meet
Joining metal and plastics to target some of today’s most dynamic industries, contract manufacturer Tenere reinvented itself—and its customer list—in 2016.
RJG Partners with a Nebraska Community College on Injection Molding Training Lab
RJG and other partners are contributing to new plastics training lab at Central Community College in Columbus, Neb.
Full Plate of New Technologies on the Table at EVCO Plastics
A new low-pressure molding process, 3D printing of production parts and prototype tooling, collaborative robots, and process monitoring with automatic QC are all on the menu.
NPE Wrap-Up: News in Primary Machinery, Part 1
Rounding up details from the Big Show not previously reported in all our other coverage, here’s more news in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding. Next month, we’ll conclude with recycling/scrap reclaim, robots, tooling, auxiliary equipment, materials and additives.
NPE2018 New Technology Focus: LSR in the Spotlight
LSR remains a popular topic, visible at numerous molding demos at the show.
Global Player in Robots Puts More of Its Chips on North America
Sepro has global distribution but North America is its biggest growth market. It is manufacturing here for the first time.
Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’
In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.
NPE Is U.S. Debut for Campetella Robotic Center
A major Italian supplier of linear and SCARA robots specializes in IML.
Toyo All-Electric Presses in a Variety of Roles
LSR, medical molding, and custom machine demos. Plus a vertical insert press.
New Servo-Hydraulic Toggles & Two-Platens from FCS
High-precision, high-speed molding with reduced energy consumption.
Sepro Features Its First ‘Made-in-America’ Robot
Sepro America is now building large robots in the U.S., including this 7X-45 five-axis unit.
Molder Expands Plant, But That’s Just the Beginning
Wescon cuts ribbon on a new addition and adds presses as part of a strategic plan to double its business.
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.
AT NPE: Faster, More Compact Electric Press
Also a vertical electric machine and two hydraulic models.
Taiwan’s ‘Time is Coming’ For All-Electric Machines
Taiwan’s plastics machinery market is a player on the global stage, except for one segment—all-electric machines. The recent Taipei Plas show suggests that’s about to change.