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Acquisitions add more tooling capabilities for Flextronics


December 1, 2014 5:12 pm ET

Flextronics International Ltd. subsidiary Lynx Medpak Inc. completed its acquisition of Buffalo Grove, Ill., mold making assets from Berry Plastics Group Inc. on Oct. 31, according to industry sources. Neither Flextronics nor Berry acknowledges the...

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Netstal, Electra Form team up for PET preform partnership


November 20, 2014 3:15 pm ET

The Netstal division of Krauss-Maffei Corp. is teaming up with Electra Form Industries in a partnership to offer PET preform machines and molds as a package deal.

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Illinois mold maker adds machinery, renovates to improve work flow


November 18, 2014 1:23 pm ET

Injection mold maker Industrial Molds Inc. is adding $1.7 million in new machinery, the company has announced.

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Zahoransky system squeezes more production time out of molds


November 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Freiburg, Germany-based mold and automation systems maker Zahoransky Formenbau GmbH has developed a new technology which allows for assembling and cooling outside the mold, maximizing the time the mold is in use.

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In-mold labeling growth leads to investments for StackTeck


November 11, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Mold-maker StackTeck Systems Ltd. is investing in new machining equipment and beefing up its pilot cell for in-mold labeling.

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Persico displays spider framework alternative


November 6, 2014 8:22 am ET

Speakers from two European rotational mold makers — one from Italy, the other from Germany — described how to design molds without the big metal supporting framework, known as the spider, at the Rotoplas conference.

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TK completes purchase of ex-Nypro plant in China


November 3, 2014 12:05 pm ET

Hong Kong-based mold maker and plastics processor TK Group (Holdings) Ltd. has made it official: it's acquiring a mold making plant in Shenzhen, China, from Nypro Tool, a unit of global contract manufacturer Jabil Inc.

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Chinese mold maker building $40 million expansion, increases capabilities


November 3, 2014 11:33 am ET

Seeing opportunities from car part suppliers in Europe and North America that are consolidating their supply base, Chinese injection mold maker Jason Tooling (China) Ltd. is building a 538,195-square-foot factory that will more than double its...

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Using 3-D printing for molds to speed medical part development


October 31, 2014 10:17 am ET

3-D printing and additive manufacturing equipment maker Stratasys Ltd. is collaborating with U.S. design and product developer, Worrell Design Inc., to accelerate medical device development through the use of 3-D printed injection mold tooling.

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Unique Tool adding equipment, jobs


October 30, 2014 1:52 pm ET

Mold maker Unique Tool & Gauge Inc., is planning to invest more than $3.5 million dollars in new equipment for its Windsor, Ontario, facility.

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