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Zahoransky system squeezes more production time out of molds


November 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Freiburg, Germany-based mold and automation systems maker Zahoransky Formenbau GmbH has developed a new technology which allows for assembling and cooling outside the mold, maximizing the time the mold is in use.

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Commercial Plastics buys Xten Industries


November 14, 2014 6:21 pm ET

UPDATED — Mundelein, Ill.-based Commercial Plastics Co. has purchased the assets of Xten Industries LLC, a Kenosha, Wis.-based custom injection molder.

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Phillips-Medisize adding metal injection molding and clean room space


November 14, 2014 4:58 pm ET

Medical molder Phillips-Medisize Corp. is adding metal injection molding capacity and more clean room space as parts of expansions at several Wisconsin operations.

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Hy-Ten bringing in more sales, equipment, workers under new president


November 14, 2014 1:46 pm ET

Knowing all the aspects of custom molder Hy-Ten Plastics Inc.'s business has helped newly named President Cassandra McCullough build the company.

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Borch shakes up executive suite, eyes possible U.S. factory


November 13, 2014 5:31 pm ET

Chinese injection press manufacturer Borch Machinery Co. Ltd. has shaken up its top management team, naming a new chairman and a new CEO in a move it says is designed to help grow in world markets.

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Indiana Plastics adds press, plans to double molding space


November 13, 2014 11:30 am ET

Indiana Plastics Inc. recently boosted its tonnage capability, adding a 500 ton Niigata injection molding machine and is planning to double its molding space next year.

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Mustang's 'active glove box' carries Ford to top SPE award


November 13, 2014 8:16 am ET

Ford Motor Co. has been named the winner of the Society of Plastics Engineers' 2014 Automotive Innovation Awards for its injection molded knee airbag/glove box system. The system, which appears in the 2015 Mustang, is an industry first, the company...

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Arrow's Kleckauskas has helped move America to plastics


November 12, 2014 2:26 pm ET

Bob Kleckauskas had a front-row seat at the dawn of blow molded plastic shampoo bottles, mouthwash bottles and other consumer products, as a young engineer at Walgreen Laboratories in Chicago.

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In-mold labeling growth leads to investments for StackTeck


November 11, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Mold-maker StackTeck Systems Ltd. is investing in new machining equipment and beefing up its pilot cell for in-mold labeling.

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Minority auto suppliers get Tier 1 help


November 10, 2014 2:11 pm ET

DETROIT — These are heady times for owner Andra Rush, who launched Detroit Manufacturing in 2012 as a 55-45 joint venture with Faurecia SA, a major global supplier based in France.

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