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Published: 7/9/2020

New Mold Grease Smooths Operations for Troublesome Tool
Switching to a new synthetic grease helped an injection molder keep a difficult die running, eliminating unplanned downtime and cutting scrap.

Published: 5/26/2020

Performance Plastics’ Secrets to Seamless Mold Transfers
Half of this Ohio-based molder’s client base started with a mold transfer. The firm shares the secrets of its success here.

Published: 4/17/2020

Tooling: How to Properly Size, Gates, Runners and Sprues, Part 2
Get the sprue, runner and gate sizes close to ideal the first time around.

Published: 2/18/2020

Bigger, Faster, Lower-Cost Robots at K 2019
Three, four, five and six axes; high speed and high payload capacities; low-cost models; and collaborative robots made news at K. There were also QMC systems and AGVs.

Published: 9/18/2017

Seeking Moldmakers That Are Fast…and Smart
Now in its 15th year, MoldMaking Technology’s Leadtime Leader Award is once again seeking out tool shops that get things done.

Published: 6/12/2017

How Serious Is Freudenberg Medical About Lean Manufacturing?
One employee I met there helped his daughter undertake a Kaizen event on her closet.

Published: 1/23/2017

Spotlight on Tooling Innovation at Molding 2017 Conference
What’s the true heart of any injection molding process? If you said, “The mold, of course!” then you’ll appreciate the three sessions and more devoted to molds and tooling at Plastics Technology’s Molding 2017 Conference, April 4-6 in Charlotte, N.C...

Published: 1/12/2017

Molding 2017 Adds Tracks and Special Conference Events
More tracks, more speakers and more opportunities to network and learn, including a pre-conference workshop with John Bozzelli and a post-conference open house at RocTool.

Published: 6/1/2016

Dawdle No More: Register for Amerimold Now
Conference line-up includes more than 30 technical experts discussing tools and technologies for impacting the entire plastic injection mold lifecycle.

Published: 6/1/2016

The Five “Ms” of Molding—Part II: The Mold
A bad mold can cripple a process; learn what areas should be considered as a tool is evaluated and reviewed.