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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.

Zahoransky begins mold production in India


January 30, 2014 9:33 am ET

Mold maker Zahoransky Gormenbau GmbH has opened a facility for making injection molds in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which will act as the German group's Asian center for serving customers throughout the region.

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Molder WeatherTech will make a national pitch at this year's Super Bowl


January 30, 2014 10:10 am ET

Automotive floor mat manufacturer MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd. -- which makes and sells products under the WeatherTech brand -- has bought 30 seconds of time for a national commercial on Fox during the Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Molex opens expanded tooling operation in China


January 27, 2014 2:57 pm ET

Molex Inc., a major producer of plastic components for the electronics market, has expanded its global tooling capabilities with the opening of a 200,000-square-foot facility at its Chengdu hi-tech development zone facility in China on Jan. 16.

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