Experience and careful attention to detail are the key requirements to a predictable and consistent color match.Apply Your Moldmaking Know-How to Aerospace Work
If you are looking to diversify the jobs you machine and venture into the aerospace market many of the toolpaths and cutting techniques can be used with some modifications.How Moldmakers Can Reduce Production Costs and Maintain Precision
Using a mold base quick-change/hot runner combination in your mold designs can result in flexible, interchangeable precision.Understanding Customer Expectations
An informal survey reveals what OEMS are looking for in their tooling vendors.Simple Strategies for Providing Value-Add to Your Customers
Five technology solutions to consider that have advantages for both the mold manufacturer and its customers.
Case Study: SoftwareInternally Heated Hot Runner Nozzles: Leak-Free Performance for More Profitable Production
Case Study, Hot Runners, PackagingBeyond Mold Building and Repair: A Strategy for Increasing Revenue
Although all mold building companies perform mold repair, few form a strategy to actually promote and provide mold maintenance to customers as a plan for growth.
As the U.S. moldmaking industry continues toward economic recovery, finding the right worker for the job is a huge concern. In the past, entry-level machinists could be hired with little experience; yet today’s computerized machines and higher levels of automation demand a deeper skill set, even for beginners.
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Walter Titex X-treme expansionCutting Heads for Economical Milling
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Total Mold Business Index for September 2011: 51.2
Pelco Tool & Mold, Inc. (Glendale Heights, IL)—a producer of close-tolerance, high-quality tools for the closure, food and beverage, personal care, and medical industries—designs and builds a plethora of molds, including, single face and stack, rotating ratchet ring (RRR), conventional unscrewing, strip, side-action, collapsible core, compression, front-loaded core, insert and prototype.
Here’s a classic water-cooler joke for you: BOSS: Get any orders on your customer visit today? SALES REP: Sure, I got two orders! “Get out” and “stay out.”
On December 17, 2010 President Obama signed The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (2010 Tax Relief Act) that includes important depreciation and IRC Sec. 179 deduction changes, which were retroactive to September 9, 2010 and will benefit both large and small manufacturers.