INJECTION MOLDING NEWS

Extrusion

Nordson Selling Screw, Barrel Business

Private equity firm Altair expects to close on acquisition during the first quarter of next year.
#screws

Injection Molding

Ferris State Takes Delivery of New Zhafir Injection Machine

The university is using the Zhafir Zeres electric molding machine in an additional lab section for applied learning so there is one student at each machine versus two, reducing the number of lab partners and adhering to distancing.
#business

Injection Molding

Freudenberg Medical Opens New Global Headquarters in Massachusetts

The greenfield site in Beverly covers 36,000-ft2, will employ 48 and provide LSR and thermoplastic injection molding on presses ranging in tonnage from 40 to 220 tons.

Injection Molding

Wittmann Battenfeld Moves Into New Brazilian Location

Originally planned for March, the move to the larger site was delayed until August due to COVID-19.

Additive Manufacturing

Protolabs Launches Revamped Digital Quoting Platform

Initially unveiled in Europe, the new digital manufacturing platform will be coming to the U.S. in early 2021, bringing greater speed and flexibility to quoting of injection molded, CNC machined, and 3D-printed parts. 
#industry4-0

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

JSW America Opens New Offices, Tech Center & Large-Machine Assembly Plant

Regional offices in the West and Midwest have moved to more accessible locations; new Tech Center and assembly plant opens in New Jersey.

Automotive

Protolabs Addresses How to Survive a Pandemic with Digital Manufacturing

Protolabs survey results examine product development and the supply chain.

Injection Molding

MGS Breaks Ground on New Expansion

The 121,000-ft2 addition to its Germantown, Wisc. headquarters is estimated to be completed by September 2021.

Injection Molding

Engel Announces Virtual Structural Foam Molding Conference

Free, three-day foammelt conference shifts to a virtual format, providing info on all aspects of structural foam molding.

Injection Molding

Mack Marks 100th Anniversary With Bonuses for Employees

Mack Group distributed $15 million in bonuses to employees to mark its 100th anniversary, allotting payouts based on years of employment and ranging from $5000 to $15,000.