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When It Comes to Shop Safety, Think Beyond Pallets and Blocks

More often than not when touring a shop I see a unique approach to solving an everyday problem. This time it was a shop full of big, heavy molds that were not sitting on pallets or blocks across the the floor. Instead, they were sitting on top of small, plastic feet.

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Injection Molding Simulation Prediction vs. Actual

Simulations have come a long way in the last three decades, but if we seek to prevent dimensional variation, we must understand what provides the highest level of accuracy so we can make good injection mold engineering decisions.

Business Strategies / Cam for Die Mold

Tooling 4.0: Connecting Industry 4.0 Technology to Your Molds and Molding Process  

A packaging supplier applies Industry 4.0 technology to its injection molds so that components talk to each another to understand the dynamics of what is happening inside the mold.
MoldMaking Technology January 2020

MoldMaking Technology Magazine
January 2020 Issue

MoldMaking Technology January 2020

This month in MMT

Business Strategies

How to Become a Better-Informed Mold Purchaser

Six questions every purchasing manager must answer to improve his or her buying skills and create more value for the company.

Cam for Die Mold / Mold Flow and Simulation

How to Pre-Estimate Tooling Costs

The right costing software can help to improve mold quoting and production.

MMT Is Always Looking for our Next Leadtime Leader Award Winner

It’s about what you do with what you have.

Finding, Training & Retaining Employees

In this multi-part series of articles, contributor Ryan Pohl, a journeyman CNC machinist who also holds a master's degree in industrial training and development, addresses the skilled-labor shortage and its potential to dramatically hinder the future sustainability and growth of the moldmaking industry.