TOOLING NEWS

Hot Runners

Plastics Pioneers Elect Three New Members

Plastics industry vets honored at fall meeting of PPA.

Injection Molding

Husky Announces Organizational and Leadership Changes

The Hot Runners, Controllers and Medical (HRCM) business and COO position affected.

Mold Simulation

Wittmann Battenfeld Partners with Moldex 3D on LSR Injection Molding Simulation

Wittmann Battenfeld is exploring integration of Moldex 3D LSR molding simulation with its injection machine controls.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Hillenbrand Inc. to Acquire Milacron Holdings

Milacron joins Coperion, Rotex, and other industrial holdings under the Hillenbrand umbrella.

Hot Runners

Hasco Opens Hot Runner Technical Center in Austria

Hasco has headquartered its hot runner operations in Guntramsdorf since 2014; the new expansion features a SmartPower 120/350 injection molding machine from Wittmann Battenfeld.

Injection Molding

Haidlmair Spins Off New Hot-Runner Company to Sell Novel FDU Nozzle

Unique nozzle design for faster cycles at lower temperatures and pressures is now available to all moldmakers.

Injection Molding

MGS Creates Healthcare Center of Excellence in Wisconsin

The supplier of tooling, molding and assembly equipment is investing $20 million in its Germantown site, adding a Class 8 cleanroom and 20 presses, while consolidating its Illinois molding operations.

Automotive

Runipsys North America Opens New Sales and Service Center in Ontario

The France-based hot runner manufacturer has partnered with a tool and die maker in Windsor to establish a new sales and service center.
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Injection Molding

PPA Inducts Eight New Members

Plastics Pioneers Association adds to membership roster following April meeting.
#polyolefins #Elastomers

Medical

Fast-Growing Westfall Technik Acquires Two More Molders & a Moldmaker

Three purchases in the first quarter of 2019 add to the group’s focuses on medical and micromolding.