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Gloucester expands bag machine rebuilding business


April 23, 2014 10:40 am ET

Gloucester Engineering Co. has expanded its rebuilding and retrofitting of old bag making machines in Gloucester, Mass.

Auxiliary firm hits 50-year milestone


April 23, 2014 10:37 am ET

Officials of Piovan SpA are celebrating the Italian auxiliary equipment maker’s 50th birthday.

SPI and ANSI publish new machinery safety standards


April 23, 2014 10:34 am ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. and American National Standards Institute have revised two standards and extruders and vertical injection molding presses, and issued a new standard for blow molding machines.

New process makes multilayer PVC floor coverings


April 23, 2014 10:32 am ET

KraussMaffei Berstorff has developed a lower-cost process to make multilayer PVC floor coverings, referred in the trade as Luxury Vinyl Tiles.

Let the Robot Wars begin!


April 23, 2014 10:30 am ET

Students across the country are building robots designed for destroying competing robots, in the National Tooling & Machining Association’s National Robotics League. The goal: have fun and promote careers in manufacturing.

Plasticator screw designed for long-glass-fiber materials


April 23, 2014 10:27 am ET

LMG introduced the 150-mm plasticator, used to prepare long-glass-fiber-filled thermoplastic materials for compression molding.

New trim press to make auto headliners


April 23, 2014 10:25 am ET

Beckwood Press Co. will engineer a 165-ton, eight-point gib-guided trim press to make headliners at a U.S. automotive parts manufacturer.

Quality Vision buys ShapeGrabber


April 23, 2014 10:19 am ET

Quality Vision International Inc. of Rochester, N.Y., has purchased ShapeGrabber Inc., a maker of automated three-dimensional scanners, in a deal announced April 2.

3-D printer creates mold inserts with conformal cooling


April 23, 2014 10:16 am ET

Livonia, Mich.-based mold maker Linear Mold and Engineering Inc. uses three-dimensional printers from EOS GmbH to create mold inserts with conformal cooling lines for injection molds.

DME expands SmartSeries line


April 23, 2014 10:11 am ET

DME Co. has expanded its line of SmartSeries hot runner temperature controllers, with the TSM15 module.

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