INJECTION MOLDING

Injection Molding

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.
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Tooling

Three Key Decisions for an Optimal Ejection System

When determining the best ejection option for a tool, molders must consider the ejector’s surface area, location and style.
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Tooling

Meet Me in Chicago

In Rosemont, to be more specific. Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind, in-person event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion 2021 Conferences, together with our Amerimold tradeshow.   
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Injection Molding

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

North American Plastics Machinery Shipments Rise Again

Injection molding and extrusion machine shipments rose by double digits in the fourth quarter of 2020, marking their third straight quarter of growth.

Injection Molding

Glycon Announces Changes to Management Team

Expanded roles for Jon Kuhman, John Phelan.

Injection Molding

Injection Molders: Benchmark Yourselves Against Your Peers

How do you measure up against the elite in injection molding? Find out by taking part in our annual Top Shops survey.
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Medical

Precisely Managed Melt Delivery Moved into the Hot Runner

Husky says its new UltraShot injection system miniaturizes the shooting-pot concept of a traditional two-stage injection system—putting it within the mold—to create proximity to the gate that all but eliminates pressure drop.
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Medical

Molding Straighter Medical Tubes: New Hot-Runner Technology Battles Core Shift

A curvature or bowing effect in thin-wall PET blood tubes had long been accepted as the norm for the high-volume application, despite its impact on cycle time and downstream post-molding operations.

Injection Molding

Engel’s Wintec Brand of Injection Molding Machines Starts Distribution in Europe

The line of Chinese-made dual-platen large-scale presses, which launched in 2014, will now be available globally.