Michigan Community College Expands Manufacturing Engineering Center

Schoolcraft College more than doubles center devoted to manufacturing.


Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion Conferences, together with the Amerimold Expo. 

Brown Machine Group Acquires GN Thermoforming Equipment

BMG expands its thermoforming product offering through new acquisition.  

Redesigned System Boosts Productivity

Illig’s upgraded thermoformer boasts premium performance with less energy.

Automated Vertical Wrapping System Boosts Throughput

Brown Machine’s NAS unit said to increase efficiency and reduce material costs.

Secure Customer Data Portal Billed a 'First' In Thermoforming

Brown Machine Group’s BMG Advanced Digital Readiness supplies customized process data to boost efficiency, reduce downtime.

Prent to Open New Rigid Thermoform Medical Packaging Plant in New Mexico

Prent aims to start up new rigid thermoform facility by Fall 2021 in southern New Mexico.

Innovative Recycler Sets Sights on PET Thermoforms

Green Impact Plastics becomes first to focus on thermoforms in tray-to-tray recycling venture.
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GN Thermoforming Installs New Machines with WhatApp During Coronavirus Crisis

Using the WhatsApp messaging platform, GN has been able to install new machines for U.S. and Eastern European customers amidst COVID-19.

Reopening America: Winnebago Industries Goes Back to Work

Plants in five states have reopened, after a variety of measures taken to support employees, customers and communities.

Thermoformed Plastics of New England (TPNE) Provides Face Shields to Coronavirus Frontliners

TPNE recognized for community contribution during coronavirus pandemic with more developments underway.

Tooling: Heat-Resistant 3D Printing Material Suited to Plastic Tooling

A tough, heat-resistant resin for 3D printing was introduced last November by 3D Systems.

American Manufacturing Steps Up to the Coronavirus Challenge

Plastics processors are among the manufacturers that stepped up big-time in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m proud to turn over this space this month to Rick Kline Jr., president of our parent company Gardner Business Media, whose comments below (edited) appeared originally March 31 in a OpEd piece published by the Wall Street Journal.

Tooling Tech Supplied Thermoform Tooling for Hospital Bed Production in Support of Coronavirus Relief

Tooling Tech was able to go from design to finished tool in less that the two-week delivery requested by Kruger for Emergency & Disaster Relief Beds in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.

Thermoformed Detergent Tub Now Contains 50% Recycled PP

Tub sits inside a recycled cardboard wrapper that permits a 40% reduction in the overall weight of plastic.

Plastics Industry Enlists to Fight Coronavirus

All types of processors and machinery and materials suppliers and service providers are refocusing resources to combat COVID-19.

Tessy Plastics Initiates Face Shield Manufacturing to Help Combat Covid-19

The New York based injection molder collaborated with Onondaga County, Syracuse University, Tool-All, Dynamic Pak, Protolabs and others to quickly ramp up production.  

Prent Designs, Forms, Delivers Face Shields to Medical Workers

And all this took just 48 hr. Company will continue making face shields into foreseeable future.

Sencorp Modifies Thermoforming Machines for Face Masks

Machine builder says its modified machines can produce three million masks per week to help protect frontline medical workers.

Thermoforming: Next-Generation Cup Former

Front-to-back enhancements come with no increase in machine footprint.

SPE Names Winners of Thermoforming Parts Competition

Creative boundaries pushed in each category, SPE says.

Boser Gets SPE Thermoforming's Lifetime Achievement Award

Long-time thermoformer and author gets top honor at SPE conference.

Thermoforming: Sustainability, Digitization on Display

Designed-for-recycling solutions, Industry 4.0 connectivity, highlight Illig display at K 2019.