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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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Milacron features multi-brand integration


October 27, 2014 1:36 pm ET

Fakuma 2014 gave Milacron LLC an ideal opportunity to show how its ever-growing portfolio of brands are working together in the injection molding sector.

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Synventive adding capacity in Europe


October 27, 2014 10:16 am ET

Hot runner maker Synventive Molding Solutions is planning to increase production capacity in Europe by 50 percent.

Blow mold maker adding laser cladding


October 24, 2014 10:26 am ET

Blow molds need to be strengthened at points that wear, and an official of Canadian blow mold maker Garrtech Inc. said laser cladding can replace standard beryllium copper inserts.

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