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3D printing specialist buys Colorado injection molder


April 9, 2014 5:34 pm ET

ARC Group Worldwide Inc. is expanding its reach to plastic injection molding, tooling and magnesium injection molding with the acquisition of two Colorado companies — Advance Tooling Concepts LLC and Thixoforming LLC.

3-D printing firms expanding through acquisitions, new sites


April 3, 2014 10:40 am ET

The U.S. 3-D printing manufacturing sector is evolving rapidly as evidence by three separate announcements made on April 2.

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.

New business shifts East Pattern & Mold into a larger site


April 2, 2014 12:28 pm ET

After more than 40 years at the same location, molder and mold maker East Pattern & Mold Corp. has moved into a new building that is more than twice as big, reflecting a growing business for reaction injection molded products.

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Triangle Tool adds 4,400-ton press to increase sampling capabilities


March 28, 2014 11:39 am ET

Milwaukee-based Triangle Tool has stepped up its sampling capabilities with the addition of a 4,400-ton KraussMaffei coinjection molding machine, the mold builder has announced

Hong Kong's TK Group to open new molding plant in Suzhou


March 27, 2014 2:01 pm ET

Hong Kong-based custom plastics processor TK Group (Holdings) Ltd. plans to open a new molding facility in Suzhou, China, later this year and expand its mold-making capabilities, as it sees growing sales from the car industry.

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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