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MoldMaking Technology Opens Application Period For 2021 Leadtime Leader Award

The submission period for the 2021 Leadtime Leader Award has officially begun. The prestigious Leadtime Leader Award is given to North American mold builders that excel in their craft.

Amerimold 2021 Announces New Dates

Amerimold 2021, North America’s premier event for mold manufacturing, will now take place on September 22-23.

Try Something New: Launching a Virtual Event During COVID-19

Trying something new and producing a remote event experience taught the MoldMaking Technology team so much and reinforced what we already know—the mold manufacturing community is committed to coming together to learn, share, and get better.

Maintenance & Repair

Synthetic Grease Withstands High Mold Temperatures

Nanoplas adds a new product to its family of high-performance greases.

Design & Mfg. Software

Moldflow Analysis Solves Part Design Concerns

CAE Services uses Moldflow to analyze, identify and solve part design or warpage related concerns before cutting steel.

Inspection & Measurement

Smart Mold Box System Monitors Molds From Any Location

SISE Plastic Control Systems Inc. launches its smart mold box, available to moldmakers and tooling engineers to monitor a mold over its lifetime, anywhere in the world.

Amerimold Connects News: You Asked and We Answered!

Amerimold Connects continues until Friday, June 19th! The MoldMaking Technology/Amerimold Expo community has never been shy about expressing its opinion, and we like that about you because that is how we learn and improve to serve you better.

Job Tracking Software Streamlines Shop Floor Processes

TST Tooling Software has developed a line of custom software applications for the manufacturing industry.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 4

Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Mitsui Seiki, Cold Jet, LLC, PCS Company, 3D Systems, Wisconsin Engraving Company and Progressive Components.

Amerimold Connects On-Demand Session Spotlight

On-Demand content is broken down into tracks for easy searching: Engineer, Build, Maintain, Mold and Business and Current Events.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 3

Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Heidenhain Corporation, Allied Machine & Engineering, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Precise Tooling Solutions, Progressive Components, Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales and DME.

Amerimold Connects Celebrates and Commemorates

In case you missed the virtual unveiling of our 2020 Top 10 Reasons to be a Moldmaker and our 2020 Leadtime Leader Awards Ceremony, here’s a quick review.

Amerimold Connects LIVE Session Snapshot

This five-day online event features scheduled LIVE demonstrations and presentations with Q&A, an extensive searchable menu of on-demand content, a forum for networking and continuing Q&A and conversations and exhibitor technology showrooms. Here is the LIVE session lineup.

Shop Tackles Complex Projects with Technology Arsenal

Precise Tooling Solutions offers high quality tooling with state-of-the-art five-axis machining centers and the latest design software to meet evolving customer expectations and reduce setup and machining times.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 2

Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from OSG USA Inc., Hasco America, Inc., Best Tool & Engineering Company Inc., the American Mold Builders Association , Cheto Corporation and Matsuura Machinery USA Inc.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 1

Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Roth Mold + Automation Inc., Grob Systems Inc., Ellwood Specialty Steel Co., iD Additives, Inc. , Haimer USA and Progressive Components.

Amerimold Connects Continues!

Your five-day online event—featuring scheduled LIVE demonstrations and presentations with Q&A, an extensive searchable menu of on-demand content, a forum for networking and continuing Q&A and conversations and exhibitor technology showrooms—has begun. So, I want to point out some important programming highlights, features and functions to help you access all this remote event has to offer.

Amerimold Connects Goes Live Today!

Sessions for Amerimold Connects start today at 9:00 AM (EST)!Make sure you're registered to join in on all the great content this virtual event has to offer.

Amerimold Connects Kicks off with Tool Shop Live Demo of a High-Level Hot Runner Mold PM

The reason we are kicking off the event with this topic is because at the heart of making things is the mold, and since the mold impacts every link in the supply chain—OEM/brand owner toolrooms, molding facilities and mold building shops—mold maintenance is vital. So we felt it’s only appropriate to kick off this event with a “virtual” hands-on look at a proper hot runner preventative maintenance routine.

Maintenance & Repair

Pump/Filter System Provides Fast, Eco-Friendly Rust Removal

iD Additives, Inc. introduces the newest addition to its Eco-Pro 360 line of rust removal and preventative products.

Modified Grade of Mold Steel Offers Consistent Surface Finishing

Ellwood Specialty Steel Co. introduces a P20 modified grade of mold steel offers very consistent surface finishing properties.

Automation

Automation Technology Enables Flexible Capacity Adaptation

Grob Systems Inc.'s automation technology enables flexible adaptation to capacities and guarantees coordinated pallet handling.

Mold Components

Round Latch Lock Units Enable Optimum Movement

HASCO has developed the round latch lock units Z1780/ and Z1782/ especially for applications when a second parting line or additional ejector plate is necessary.

Workforce Development

PODCAST: Accomplished Women Empowering Accomplished Women in Manufacturing

I was surprised, humbled and honored when The WAM Podcast invited me to be a guest on its 96th episode. I mean, it’s not every day that someone in the trade press is asked to freely and publicly promote their brand on top of being considered an “accomplished” woman in manufacturing. 

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