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Hasco gets into augmented reality


October 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Mold makers may be used to seeing cores and pins on the exhibition stand of a supplier — but not augmented reality that looks like it comes from a science fiction movie.

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Linear takes additive manufacturing to new levels in tools, prototyping


October 10, 2014 4:20 pm ET

Additive manufacturing was a natural fit for Linear Mold & Engineering Inc.

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Kiefel boosts exposure to auto industry with tooling acquisition


October 9, 2014 10:07 am ET

German machinery company Kiefel GmbH, part of the Brückner group, has acquired Czech-based SWA sro, a company which provides compression, foaming and vacuum form tooling along with automation systems for the auto industry.

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Europlast building new mold making plant in Mexico for auto industry


October 8, 2014 2:34 pm ET

Pioneering packaging injection molder Europlast SA de CV, a 50-50 joint venture between Mexico's Weiss and Italy's Garlatti de Mozzi families, is to establish a mold making operation in the city of Querétaro, 130 miles northwest of Mexico City, at a ...

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Franchino adding space, equipment for continued large mold production


October 7, 2014 3:45 pm ET

Franchino Mold & Engineering Co., located in Lansing, Mich., will add 65,000 square feet of manufacturing space as part of a $5 million expansion to be completed in coming months.

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Iowa Mold expands to meet expected demand for tooling


October 7, 2014 3:16 pm ET

Iowa Mold & Engineering Inc. has completed construction of a $750,000 expansion at its facility in Belle Plaine, Iowa.

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A mold maker rebuilds, recovers from a roof collapse


October 7, 2014 1:05 pm ET

On a Tuesday afternoon in February, a crack appeared in the ceiling of JK Machining Inc. in Kalamazoo, Mich.

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Mold makers see crush of business from automakers


October 6, 2014 11:50 am ET

DETROIT — After an unexpected lull in business during the first half of the year, North American mold makers are seeing a big push from automakers that likely is just the first wave in demand that will stress capacity during the coming years.

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Through transition, R&D/Leverage has kept its identity


October 6, 2014 4:06 pm ET

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO. — About six years ago, R&D/Leverage made a decision to rebrand to emphasize that the company was much more than a tool shop. That part of the company's story is well known by now. But what's sometimes forgotten is how the...

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Krallmann develops K-Fix lightweight integration


October 6, 2014 11:25 am ET

AACHEN, GERMANY — In March, Krallmann AG presented the latest development of the particle foam composite injection molding (PCIM) process on its stand at the biannual plastics colloquium of the IVK plastics processing institute in Aachen.

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