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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.

Mold maker Smooth-On moving to larger site


April 9, 2014 2:14 pm ET

Liquid rubber and plastics manufacturer Smooth-On Inc., a producer of a variety of molds for multiple industries, has been running its factory constantly for most of the last eight years and finally has decided to move to a larger facility.

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.

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Kayak maker turns to Midas for complex mold


March 27, 2014 10:51 am ET

English tool maker Midas Pattern Co. Ltd. has produced the rotational mold tooling for a new kayak manufactured by Fatyak Kayaks, a division of the UK-based rotational molding company Deso Engineering Ltd.

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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Diverse employee mix pays off for Micro Mold and Plastikos


March 19, 2014 2:49 pm ET

The top two Best Places to Work in the Plastics Industry are family-run businesses — run by the same family. Micro Mold Co. Inc. and its sister firm, Plastikos Inc., claimed the No. 1 and No. 2 slots, respectively, in the Plastics News ranking.

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Extreme Tool makes the Upper Peninsula attractive for employees


March 19, 2014 2:22 pm ET

Mike Zacharias had an unusual reaction upon learning his firm made the Plastics News Best Places to Work list. “I was surprised about being a finalist,” he said. “It's not an easy place to work.”

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