2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Mold Components
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including mold components.
MoldMaking Technology’s online database offers more than 1,000 manufacturers, distributors and suppliers for more than 200 product and service categories that you employ daily. To keep this information current, MoldMaking Technology surveys and updates its supplier database every spring with the latest company contact information and product/service offerings.
This month’s Technology Review and Sourcing Guide includes a portion of that database listed in sourcing grids tailored to match suppliers with their respective product/service offerings along with a sample of product releases that the magazine featured throughout the year. These are the 40 companies from the July 2018 mold components section:
Agathon Machine Tools Inc. — Bethel, CT, 203-730-8741
Alba Enterprises Inc. — Torrence, CA, 909-941-0600
Better Molding Solutions — Ellington, CT, 860-454-8656
BMS Burns — Medina, OH, 800-345-7693
CB Mould Services Inc. — Caledon, ON, 905-880-8029
Choice Mold Components Inc. — Clinton Twp., MI, 586-783-5600
Craftsman Tool & Mold Co. — Aurora, IL, 630-851-8700
Cross Tool & Manufacturing Inc. — Flagstaff, AZ, 928-779-4218
Cumsa USA — Troy, MI, 248-850-8385
Dalton Electric Heating Co. Inc. — Ipswich, MA, 978-356-9844
DME/Milacron — Madison Heights, MI, 248-398-6000
DMS — Oldcastle, ON, 519-737-6743
Edro Engineering and Specialty Steels Inc. — Walnut, CA, 909-594-5751
Ezell Precision Tool Co. — Clearwater, FL, 727-573-3575
Hasco America Inc. — Fletcher, NC, 828-650-2600
Hawk Mold & Die Supply Inc. — Pipersville, PA, 800-488-7757
Hotset America Corp. — Swainsboro, GA, 912-289-1844
i-mold GmbH & Co. KG — Erbach, Germany, +49 6062 8093 30
IMS Co: Industrial Molding Supplies — Chagrin Falls, OH, 440-543-1615
Ipsco International — Attleboro, MA, 508-226-1776
Mac-Mold Base Inc. — Romeo, MI, 586-752-1956
Meusburger US, Standard Molds — Charlotte, NC, 704-526-0330
Misumi USA Inc. — Schaumburg, IL, 847-843-9105
Mold Base Industries Inc. — Harrisburg, PA, 717-564-7960
MouldPro — Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 909-941-0600
National Tool & Manufacturing — Wheeling, IL, 847-806-9800
Nonnenmann Inc. — Sterling Heights, MI, 586-977-8190
OMNI Mold Systems — Lisbon, CT, 888-666-4755
PCS Co. — Fraser, MI, 586-294-7780
PFA Inc. — Germantown, WI, 262-250-4410
PMI Industries Inc. — Rochester, NY, 585-464-8050
Precision Ground Inc. — Lakemoor, IL, 815-578-2613
Precision Punch Corp. — Berlin, CT, 860-229-9902
Progressive Components — Wauconda, IL, 847-487-1000
Roehr Tool Corp. — Hudson, MA, 978-562-4488
RUD-Chain Inc. — Hiawatha, IA, 319-294-0001
SelfLube — Coopersville, MI, 616-837-9721
Smith Enterprises — Wood Dale, IL, 630-595-0202
Superior Die Set Corp. — Oak Creek, WI, 414-764-4900
Unitherm Insulation Systems — Lewisville, TX, 972-436-1401
Browse our entire database of moldmaking suppliers in the supplier section. You can search by company name or by product category name, including automation, CAD/CAM, cutting tools and toolholders, EDM, hot runner systems, inspection/measurement, machining centers, mold components, mold maintenance, repair and surface treatment, mold materials, molds/tools/dies and additive manufacturing.
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