Molded Rubber & Plastic Corp. is expanding its resources in medical device manufacturing with the addition of another liquid silicone rubber injection molding press at its Butler, Wis., headquarters plant.
MRPC ordered a 150-ton Engel rotary injection press to be part of in an integrated manufacturing cell in the company's newest Class 8 clean room. The new press, an Engel 200/150 insert V US, will be installed in March. It will join another Engel press, a 40-ton shuttle table machine, in the production cell. MRPC bought that press, a 60/40 insert V US in mid-2016.
MRPC has a long history of liquid silicone molding, originally using silicone rubber in tooling and bonding agents. It has evolved into a LSR specialist that also has expertise in thermoplastic injection molding.
The latest project for an undisclosed customer needs an injection press with impressive credentials.
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