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Austrian mold maker seeking North American manufacturing partner


July 25, 2014 1:49 pm ET

An Austrian mold maker is looking for a manufacturing location in North America.

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Tooling Technology has new private equity owner


July 25, 2014 11:55 am ET

New York private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners has partnered with management to buy Tooling Technology Holdings LLC, a diversified Ohio-based maker of tooling, the fund announced July 23.

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Wisconsin mold maker doubling facility size


July 16, 2014 2:05 pm ET

A Germantown, Wis. toolmaker is planning to more than double the size of its facility.

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Lean manufacturing has revitalized some tool shops


July 9, 2014 2:19 pm ET

Lean manufacturing is not exactly new. It wasn't even new 25 years ago when Plastics News began publishing.

Additive manufacturing adding new potential for conformal cooling


July 3, 2014 10:15 am ET

Conformal cooling — molds with water lines that curve to direct cooling water to targeted areas of the tool — is getting a facelift thanks to additive manufacturing, according to Lou Young, director of new business development for Linear Mold and Engineering Inc.

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Rampf tweaks business names to reflect broader portfolio


June 26, 2014 10:51 am ET

Materials and prototype tooling supplier Rampf Holdings GmbH & Co. KG said individual companies within the Rampf group will be operating under new names beginning in July.

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Canadian trade associations may join forces


June 24, 2014 4:44 pm ET

NOVI, MICH. (UPDATED) — The Canadian Association of Mold Makers and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association may soon form a single organization.

CNC-machined rotational molds growing, faster to produce


June 24, 2014 3:57 pm ET

Cast aluminum molds remain the most common type for rotational molding, but CNC-machined molds out of a block of aluminum are growing — and are faster to produce, according to industry officials at the SPE Rotational Molding Division's TopCon 2014.

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3-D printed molds used for short-run injection molding


June 18, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Gaining steam as a time-saving alternative to aluminum and steel molds, plastic injection molds created on a 3-D printer can replace traditional tools for some short-run items and prototypes.

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German plastics machinery producers lower 2014 sales forecast


June 17, 2014 9:50 am ET

The VDMA association of German plastics and rubber machinery producers has revised its 2014 sales forecast downwards to 3 percent, after a previous optimistic forecast at the K 2013 last year that turnover would rise 6 percent in 2014.

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