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Gun manufacturer buys injection molder


March 25, 2014 4:43 pm ET

Smith & Wesson is taking steps to better control its supply chain with the purchase of Tri Town Precision Plastics Inc., an injection molder in Deep River, Conn.

Synventive opening service center in Windsor


March 20, 2014 12:21 pm ET

Hot runner major Synventive Molding Solutions will open a new service center in the heart of mold making for the automotive industry, the company's major market.

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Speaker: Reshoring is happening, and it will accelerate


March 13, 2014 11:37 am ET

“A lot more clients are looking at the total landed cost. They're much more educated,” Mike Zacharias said. “The cost of quality has become a much bigger component of the decision process as it has historically.”

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PCI switches gears to build prototype molds


March 12, 2014 2:19 pm ET

Plastic Components Inc. has earned its reputation as an automated molder of high-volume parts. So it was a big change when PCI officials decided to break into prototype molds.

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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.

Medbio adds tooling with buy of Concept Molds


March 5, 2014 1:08 pm ET

Precision injection molder Medbio Inc., based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has acquired local mold builder Concept Molds Inc.

Balda C. Brewer consolidates mold making in Oceanside, Calif.


March 5, 2014 12:59 pm ET

Medical and technical molder Balda C. Brewer has consolidated its mold making in Oceanside, Calif. while continuing with mold maintenance and repair work in nearby the nearby California cities of Anaheim, Ontario and Irvine.

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Tech Molded Plastics named Processor of the Year


March 4, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Technology and scientific molding help Tech Molded Plastics Inc. produce small precision parts for automotive, electronics and medical — but the real keys are teamwork and hands-on management at the family-owned molder. Tech Molded celebrated...

Seaway adds equipment, poised to add micro-molding unit


February 12, 2014 6:56 pm ET

Having recently started up its largest injection molding machine, Seaway Plastics Engineering Inc. continues to build diverse capabilities for its niche markets. It also added its first 5-axis machining center, and soon expects to have a micro-molding division as well.

Philips-Medize expands production in Finland


February 5, 2014 11:55 am ET

Phillips-Medisize Corp., a global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the medical device and diagnostics, drug delivery, and commercial markets, has signed a significant supply deal with leading diabetes treatment company Sanofi SA.

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