Jessica Poliner has been named president of the unit, which includes Synventive, Thermoplay, männer, FOBOHA, Priamus, and Gammaflux, replacing Norbert Scheid who retired.
Husky says its UltraShot Injection System liberates part design from the requirements of the injection molding process so that parts completed with other processes or post-mold assembly can now be produced in a single injection molding cycle.
The compact direct-drive servo motor design minimizes stack height and simplifies mold design.
Moldex3D iSLM helps manage, share and easily analyze large volumes of mold simulation data.
As the original melt-delivery system, cold runners still have their place in injection molding, but when demand for a plastic part—and required production—rise, the move to a hot runner can unlock myriad benefits.
The Wisconsin-headquartered supplier of molding, molds and automation cells adds three mold making facilities in Europe—Denmark, Sweden, Germany—with the acquisition.
Progressive Components has introduced its CounterView cycle counter in left- and right-hand orientations, as well as a new high-temperature counter.
Zero clamping systems can come preconfigured with fitting holes, eliminating a manufacturing step for mold plates.
RUD’s Tool Separator is said to require only five minutes and one person to complete the entire mold separation process.
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.
After nearly 25 years, the plastic industry’s guide for buying molds—Customs and Practices of the Moldmaking Industry—is being updated by the the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), in conjunction with the moldmaking sector.
Evolving from a two-man moldmaking company in a rented garage to three unique businesses, including a new medical injection molding unit, with 185 full-time employees, Micro Mold, Plastikos and Plastikos Medical enter their fourth decade family-led and poised for growth.
The additive manufactured Streamrunner hot runner system from Hasco eliminates sharp corners for improved melt flow.
Altair says its Inspire Mold program provides a simulation-driven approach for injection molding design for manufacturing (DFM).
When, where, how and why to use them.
Husky’s Ultra Helix 250 T2 targets small parts weights with difficult-to-access gate locations, promising less maintenance and more longevity.
Metalworking shops and plastics plants make for interesting comparisons of their responses to the COVID-19 challenge.
MGS Manufacturing is marshalling its injection molding, moldmaking and automation skills in a tightly compressed timeline to outfit the equivalent of a full-scale injection molding plant for COVID-19 test kits.
Coretech System of Taiwan says its new Moldex3D 2020 solver averages 30% faster calculations than the preceding R17 version with the same computing hardware.
U.S. exports of plastics molds in June were 36% above June 2019, and imports were up 4% from a year ago. Both exports and imports of molds are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. This could be an indication that demand from plastics processors has picked up in both domestic and export markets since the lockdown in March.
Investment firm has funded a new conglomerate of three medical injection molders.
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