ToolingDocs discussed the multi-level maintenance certification training the company performs in both English and Spanish at its Mold Maintenance Training Center in north central Ohio and training capabilities in Canada and Mexico. Recently, ToolingDocs introduced its “Hot Runner Maintenance and Repair Certification Course.” Other products featured include Maintenance Capability Assessments (MCA), On-Site Training (OST) and Total Systems Implementation (TSI). Booth personnel also reviewed some essential processes to mold maintenance/repair—e.g., cleaning, retrofitting and welding—but with an emphasis on the leadership and the resulting organized documentation, methodology, troubleshooting and training necessary for optimum performance of one's fleet of tooling.
Editor's PickFinding Value in Industry Resources
Not very long ago, as I was working on a feature article about South Coast Molds, a company that builds investment casting molds for alloy parts, for our August issue, I posed a couple of questions to second-generation owner Paul Novak: Why are you more active with the American Mold Building Association (AMBA), and why do you read MMT?