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CNC-machined rotational molds growing, faster to produce


June 24, 2014 3:57 pm ET

Cast aluminum molds remain the most common type for rotational molding, but CNC-machined molds out of a block of aluminum are growing — and are faster to produce, according to industry officials at the SPE Rotational Molding Division's TopCon 2014.

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Plastic blow molded bottles per application


May 27, 2014 3:31 pm ET

Plastic blow molded bottles per application

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Uniloy, Big 3 announce partnership


May 23, 2014 2:24 pm ET

TECUMSEH, MICH. — A new partnership between Uniloy and mold supplier Big 3 Precision Products Inc. — to develop hot-runner and coinjection technology in the injection blow molding segment — shows how Uniloy’s parent company,...

International mold makers drill down for more work in Mexico


April 2, 2014 1:26 pm ET

International mold makers are stepping up their interest and activities in Mexico, largely encouraged by the rapid growth of the country's automotive industry.

Auto supplier Continental building 'technology center for blow molding'


April 1, 2014 3:26 pm ET

Continental AG's ContiTech unit announced April 1 that it is buying Inotec Innovative Technologie GmbH and Präzisionstechnik Geithain GmbH for an undisclosed amount.

New bulk container blow molder planning US plants


March 25, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Composite intermediate bulk container maker MaschioPack North America LLC expects to build its first American facility this year and has big plans to expand quickly throughout the United States.

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Harbour study shows large tooling shortage ahead


March 12, 2014 1:20 pm ET

Reshoring of manufacturing, and the robust North American automotive sector, have exposed a coming tooling shortage — at a time when new cars require more molds and dies, and more complex ones, than ever before.

Liqui-Box upgrading Ohio and UK plants


November 27, 2013 2:23 pm ET

Liqui-Box Inc. is upgrading polyethylene extrusion operations as part of overall upgrades to facilities in Ashland, Ohio, and Wythenshawe, England.

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