Trexel Inc. of Woburn, Mass., has entered into licensing agreements with four automotive molders for its MuCell microcellular processing technology: Tricon Industries Inc., D&R Technologies LLC, Pixley Richards Inc. and Thermotech.
In other news, Japan Steel Works Ltd. is establishing two facilities, called MuCell Development Centers at JSW, to demonstrate MuCell to customers in Asia. In Italy, Italtech SpA, a maker of custom molding plastic molding equipment, has licensed MuCell. Rob Janisch, Trexel's sales director for Europe, said Italtech has accepted orders for several MuCell injection presses.
Italtech also plans to install a large-tonnage press with MuCell at its laboratory in Brescia, Italy.
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