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.”


Employees enjoy outdoor fun at Forecast 3D

March 19, 2014 12:54 pm ET

Employees at Forecast 3D like to have fun. Luckily for them, the company has a badminton court, a basketball court, a weight room and, in the lunchroom, arcade games.

Adval Tech consolidates tooling companies under Foboha name

March 14, 2014 10:58 am ET

Switzerland's Adval Tech Holding Ltd. will consolidate its mold construction business under the brand name Foboha.


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.”


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.


Seven-component mold cuts time for color changes

March 12, 2014 9:01 am ET

Zahoransky Formenbau GmbH, the mold-maker in Freiburg, Germany, has delivered what it claims is the world's first seven-component mold ever built: a toothbrush mold for M+C Schiffer GmbH in Neustadt/Weid, Germany.

Shini Group opens first U.S. center

March 11, 2014 11:06 am ET

Shini Plastics Technologies Inc., a Taiwanese auxiliary equipment maker, is holding a grand opening ceremony at its new Technical and Logistic Center in Suwanee, Georgia, north of Atlanta, on April 4.

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.


Husky announces global organization changes; Urquhart retires

February 27, 2014 12:12 pm ET

Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. has announced an organizational change, creating a combined business unit for medical and specialty packaging, and the retirement of 33-year Husky veteran Michael Urquhart.

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