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Singapore-based toolmaker and molder expands in Brazil


June 11, 2014 11:42 am ET

Singapore-based plastics molder and toolmaker Sunningdale Tech Ltd. is setting up an operation in Brazil, part of a series of restructurings designed to cope with challenging business conditions and rising costs in its manufacturing bases in China...

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Analyst: Tooling shortage should inspire firms to reevaluate their businesses


June 2, 2014 1:16 pm ET

With an anticipated tooling shortage on its way in coming years, toolmakers should evaluate their own businesses and look at ways to best prepare for future demand, says Laurie Harbour.

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Toolmaking certification program advances


June 2, 2014 1:09 pm ET

The first nationally recognized toolmaking certification program is nearing completion.

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AMBA honors CS Tool's Don Snow as Mold Builder of the Year


May 29, 2014 3:46 pm ET

Don Snow, operations manager of CS Tool Engineering Inc., has been named Mold Builder of the Year by the American Mold Builders Association.

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KraussMaffei open house reflects growth


May 28, 2014 4:40 pm ET

Attendance was up by about 50 percent compared with last year at KraussMaffei Corp.'s recent open house in Florence, where the company shows off its machinery.

P&G on the hunt for toolmakers for new Imflux unit


May 26, 2014 3:12 pm ET

Procter & Gamble Co.'s injection molding technology subsidiary has expanded its public list of job openings to include several toolmaking-related positions and jobs that would entail hirees to work with multiple locations.

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Flextronics making injection tooling moves


May 23, 2014 2:38 pm ET

Flextronics International Ltd. is making a big move in injection tooling, both establishing a new operation in Illinois and possibly acquiring existing facilities in Arizona, Florida and Illinois.

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Uniloy, Big 3 announce partnership


May 23, 2014 2:24 pm ET

TECUMSEH, MICH. — A new partnership between Uniloy and mold supplier Big 3 Precision Products Inc. — to develop hot-runner and coinjection technology in the injection blow molding segment — shows how Uniloy’s parent company,...

Chinese packaging firm adds Husky systems


May 23, 2014 11:00 am ET

A leading cosmetic packaging manufacturer in China announced May 21 an investment on Husky's injection molding systems for food packaging.

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Haidlmair takes full ownership of mold maker Mould & Matic JV


May 19, 2014 11:50 am ET

Haidlmair GmbH of Nussbach, Austria, has bought out the 50 percent share in Mould & Matic Solutions GmbH, a maker of injection molds, blow molding machines and tooling and downstream equipment for thermoforming, from partner Greiner Packaging...

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