Milacron

4165 Half Acre Rd.
Batavia, OH 45103 US

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Milacron is a vital partner to manufacturing customers worldwide.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

The New Uniloy Plans Numerous Machine Developments
Starting with barrier coinjection at K 2019, Uniloy plans new blow molding machinery developments across four product lines.

iMFLUX Low-Pressure Injection Molding

Moving Toward ‘Autonomous Molding’ with a Uniform-Low-Pressure Process
A new low-pressure injection molding process has aroused interest among molders and machine suppliers. In his second article on iMFLUX, the inventor of the process explains how it is evolving to support the overall industry goal of self-correcting molding processes that can compensate for common causes of variation to maintain consistent part quality.

Xcentric's Clinton Township facility covers more than 30,

Speed and Flexibility Help Molder, Moldmaker Fill a Niche in Product Development
Quotes in hours, parts and molds in days—Xcentric Mold & Engineering brings prototype speed to production molding and moldmaking.

K 2019 Preview: Molds and More at the Messe
Here’s news to look for in molds, mold components, hot runners and controls at the giant K fair in October.

23,000 ft2  medical cleanroom at SMC Ltd. in Devens, Mass.

Invasion of the Giant Cleanrooms!
Fed by growing demand for medical molding, cleanrooms keep getting bigger and bigger.

How does injection molding relate to plastics recycling and reuse? K 2019 will provide some answers.

K 2019 Preview: Injection Molding Goes for the ‘Green’
‘Circular Economy’ joins Industry 4.0 as common themes of injection molding exhibits in Düsseldorf.

Milacron joins Hillenbrand’s industrial holdings, which include Coperion and Rotex.

Hillenbrand Inc. to Acquire Milacron Holdings
Milacron joins Coperion, Rotex, and other industrial holdings under the Hillenbrand umbrella.

Uniloy Completes Separation from Milacron
Brian Marston remains in charge of the new Uniloy, Inc.

Sepro robot controls are now integrated with Fanuc injection press controls.

Injection Molding: Sepro Robot Controls Integrated With Fanuc Roboshot Machines
Program and operate the robot from the press controller.

Milacron building blow molders in the Czech Republic.

Milacron to Exit Blow Molding Machinery
Milacron intends to divest the blow molding machinery business as not meeting its profitability goals.

Intek Plastics

Profile Processor Looks Beyond Windows and Doors
Intek Plastics intends to maintain a leadership position in its core fenestration business. At the same time, it’s on a mission to leverage its expertise in materials know-how, engineering, technology and customer collaboration to become a force in other profile extrusion markets as well.

Sigmasoft Autonomous Optimization ensured successful filling of this LSR pot holder, which has walls 1 mm thick and flow length up to 135 mm.

Get Better Control of Your LSR Molding
Better control of LSR mixing/dosing and cold-runner valve-gate injection, as well as improved mold-design capabilities are highlighted at Molding 2019 Conference.

iMFLUX software integrated into Milacron’s Mosaic machine controller at Fakuma 2018

New Process Eliminates Resin Variations as a Quality Variable
At Molding 2019, learn about the latest enhancements to the iMFLUX low-pressure injection molding process, including Auto Viscosity Adjust to compensate for resin variations.

iMFLUX plastics processing engineer demonstrates the iMFLUX low-pressure process integrated with Milacron’s Mosaic press controller.

Headlines from Fakuma 2018
Integrating a special low-pressure process into machine controls; novel shop-floor quality-inspection technology; MES systems from machine and controls vendors; and sophisticated in-mold decorating.

control software and screens for iMFLUX low-pressure molding can now be integrated into Milacron’s Mosaic controller.

Milacron Is First to Integrate iMFLUX into Machine Controller
Integrating iMFLUX low-pressure process into machine controls is a more economical route to faster cycles and improved part quality.  

Milacron Demonstrates iMFLUX Low-Pressure Injection Molding at Fakuma Show
Milacron is first to demonstrate this innovative low-pressure process at a trade show.

injection molding melt delivery

Pellet to Gate Control: The Value of a Holistic View of Melt Management
Molders tend to think about the elements of a melt-delivery system, from screw to hot-runner gate, in isolation from each other. But taking an integrated view of the whole system can have big consequences for cycle time, part quality, scrap rates, and energy consumption.

Manner MoldMIND II module

NPE2018 Tooling: Molds Join the Industry 4.0 Conversation
At NPE2018, multiple companies displayed mold monitors that would allow the tool in an injection molding cell to “talk” to other equipment and remote computers.

Biplab Pal, CTO and co-founder of MachineSense

NPE2018 Auxiliaries: A Path to Industry 4.0 Emerges
Industry 4.0 dominated the news in auxiliary equipment at the show, but many questions remain for both suppliers and processors.

Milacron Cincinnati 2250-tons

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.

Product Categories of Milacron

Chillers
Coextrusion Dies, Feedblocks
Compression/Transfer Molds
Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical)
Conveyors (parts-handling)
Cooling Towers
Cylinders (plasticating) and Liners
Dryers for Resins
Extrusion Dies
Feeders
General Purpose Robots and EOAT
Granulators
Heat Exchangers
Hopper Loaders
Hoppers, Bins, Tanks
Hot Runner Components
Hot-water or Oil-circulating Temperature Controllers
Hydraulic Components and Systems
Injection Molding Machines
Injection Molds
Mold Components
Multiple-screw Extruders
Pelletizers
Pipe Take-off Systems
Plastic Lumber Extrusion/Molding Systems
Preheaters for Materials
Profiles, Tubing, Hose Take-off Systems
Rebuilt Screws or Barrels
Screws (Plasticating)
Sheet Take-off Systems
Single-screw Extruders
Temperature Controllers, Monitors

Trade Names

Cincinnati Milacron Extrusion
Ferromatik Milacron Europe
Magna Toggle Servo
Maxima
PowerPAK
Roboshot