Next Step Communications Represents SPE Thermoforming Division

Named PR agency of record, Next Step will provide support  as the Division ramps up efforts in advance of its 28th biennial SPE Thermoforming Conference.


40th Anniversary of WM Thermoforming Machines

Having reached its 40th milestone, WM Thermoforming says passion for research and innovation continues to characterize its mission.  


Michigan Community College Expands Manufacturing Engineering Center

Schoolcraft College more than doubles center devoted to manufacturing.


Brown Machine Group Acquires GN Thermoforming Equipment

BMG expands its thermoforming product offering through new acquisition.  


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.


Brown Machine Group Acquires aXatronics Robotic Capabilities

BMG’s Nalle automation systems with aXatronics’ robotic offerings said to provide the ‘ultimate’ packaging manufacturing solution.


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.


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.

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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.