Wisconsin metals company adds injection molding capability

By Rhoda Miel
News Editor

Published: November 26, 2013 12:35 pm ET
Updated: November 26, 2013 12:39 pm ET

Image By: Engel Ray Schilz, plant manager at MicroPrecision Inc.

Related to this story

Topics Injection Molding

A Wisconsin company that has specialized in metal precision turned parts for more than 60 years now has an in-house injection molding unit to complement those metal components.

MicroPrecision Inc. of Delavan, has added three Engel victory spex injection molding machines within a 10,000-square-foot injection molding facility to make fully finished and assembled parts, said York, Pa.-based Engel in a Nov. 26 news release.

The 85-ton, 130-ton and 180-ton presses have a tie-barless design, which allows for more flexibility as MicroPrecision brings more plastics molding on-line, said Ray Schilz, plant manager.

MicroPrecision opened in 1950 and already had a variety of high-end metal operations when it made the decision in 2012 to expand into injection molding.


Comments

Wisconsin metals company adds injection molding capability

By Rhoda Miel
News Editor

Published: November 26, 2013 12:35 pm ET
Updated: November 26, 2013 12:39 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Illinois injection molder expands

July 21, 2014 1:23 pm ET

Automotive supplier All-Rite Industries Inc. has added two new injection molding machines to its operations.    More

Image

Infiltrator goes very large scale for injection press

July 18, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Infiltrator Systems Inc. has designed and built a mammoth injection press, with 6,000 tons of clamping force, to mold septic tank halves measuring 15 ...    More

Image

Polyfab adding more room for automation and molding

July 17, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Polyfab Corp. is expanding its automation and injection molding capacity.    More

ResTech completes merger of Connecticut operations

July 16, 2014 12:33 pm ET

ResTech Plastic Molding LLC recently completed the merger of its two Connecticut facilities into one location in Berlin, Conn. The new combination...    More

Image

Oyo's reshoring means it can respond to plays on and off field

July 15, 2014 1:58 pm ET

When a major sports event, like the Major League All-Stars game is rapidly approaching, OYO Sportstoys Inc. needs to act fast. That's why the company ...    More

Market Reports

Injection Molders Market Report & Ranking 2014

This special package contains our 132-page 2014 Market Report on the Injection Molding segment and our exclusive 2014 RANKINGS database of 500+ Injection Molders for a discounted package price.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Market Review & Outlook 2014

This special report from Plastics News examines the North American plastics recycling industry and provides insight into indicators that impact market viability, including Resin pricing trends for virgin and recycled market material and historical Resin production trends for post- consumer and industrial waste.

Learn more

Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events