MENOMONEE FALLS, WIS. (Oct. 7, 12:25 p.m. ET) — Plastics fabricator Dielectric Corp. is expanding its capabilities with a new division specifically to make prototypes and low-volume parts.
JR Prototypes, based near Dielectric in Menomonee Falls, will use fused deposition modeling for rapid prototyping from production-grade thermoplastics, the companies said in an Oct. 6 news release. The addition will help improve new-parts validation.
Michael Esser Jr. will run the new prototyping unit.
Dielectric Corp. machines, stamps, drills, welds and assembles thermoplastic and thermoset parts, with production in Wisconsin and Iowa.