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Absolute Haitian, iMFLUX Partnership Expand Injection Mold Processing Capabilities

Access to iMFLUX low constant-pressure molding platform offers more flexible approach to processing for Absolute Haitian customers and optimizes most molding processes.
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NEWS

New EVCO Plastics Facility to Advance Medical Molding Opportunities

Forty thousand square-foot CAL 2 facility to feature white room, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) molding capabilities.
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Addifab Raises $6.5 Million in FIM Oversubscribed Funding Round 

Funding to strengthen the company’s flagship freeform injection molding process, including its global availability, supply of systems and enable Addifab’s relocation to accommodate FIM’s expansion.
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Automation

Going Beyond Moldmaking and Molding

With roots that are in moldmaking, Metro Mold & Design (MMD) is a contract manufacturing partner who focuses on helping its customers design and execute programs that support key business goals.
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Business Strategy

MMT Chats: The Value of Digging Deeper

Maybe it’s his passion for scuba diving, but this operations manager for X-Cell Tool and Mold loves digging deeper into relationships and mold projects. Brian Dippel chats with me about moldmaking, molding, business management, work ethic, employee-centered culture, expansion, customer relationships, deodorant sticks, acquisition and yes, scuba diving.
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Haidlimar Initiatives Contribute to Production Sustainability Efforts

Recent sustainability efforts offer customers C02-saving opportunities for Haidlmar mold technologies, such as mold-optimized cycle times.
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Alba Enterprises Relocated NA Headquarters, Opens New Facility

New production, service and training facility in Loveland, Colorado, ramps up 3D modeling and mold sampling capabilities in order to deliver comprehensive, multidisciplinary guidance solving application needs.
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Rebranded Interface Offers Continued Injection Mold Cooling Data Efficiency

Burger & Brown Engineering’s rebranded Smartlink Tracer Interface can link to PC-based proprietary Data Logger software to receive voltage temperature and flow rate data for injection molders.
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Machining

Shared Engineering Expertise Overcomes Design and Delivery Challenges

Collaboration on part and mold design between a molder and mold builder were vital to overcoming design and production challenges for a unique automotive project.
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Maintenance & Repair

What Is Scientific Maintenance? Part 1

Part one of this three-part series explains how to create a scientific maintenance plan based on a toolroom’s current data collection and usage.
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NEWS

StackTeck Enhances Mold Qualification Capabilities

The moldmaker offers a virtual mold testing capability package for customers limiting travel during the pandemic, as well as for when future business resumes. 
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Hot Runners

Adaptive PET Preform Mold Meets Fluid Production Requirements

To meet continuously changing consumer demands, Husky highlights the NexPET system which supports a wider variety of applications, more SKUs, shorter production runs and more frequent design changeovers.
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Design & Mfg. Software

Michigan Mold Builder Gets Busines Savvy and Adds Vibration and Hot Plate Welding Services

Best Tool & Engineering identifies a new niche in vibration and hotplate welding and beefs up its business management skills.
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Hot Runners

Hot Runner Mold and Cable Checker Troubleshoots Mold System Failure

PCS Company’s Mold X Checker and Cable X Checker offerings detect open and shorted circuits and troubleshoots faulty temperature control cables respectively.
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Automation

8 Mold Design Decisions That Impact Automation

Making the right decisions during eight key mold design phases will avoid automation problems and save money on price, installation and operation.
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Hot Runners

8 Ways to Increase Mold Life

A checklist of molding machine settings and preventative maintenance actions that improve mold longevity.
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Additive Manufacturing

VIDEO: What Is Freeform Injection Molding?

FIM or freeform injection molding combines the proven injection molding process with the freedom of part design. Check out this video describing how this advanced technology works. 
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Cooling Solutions Portfolio Offers High Performance Cooling Capacity

Frigel will bring a complete portfolio of advanced cooling solutions for the plastics industry at K 2019.
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Hot Runners

Tooling Technologies Offer Value, Productivity and Flexibility

Husky will be running its new HyPET HPP5e system at K 2019, designed to delivering better energy savings, system reliability, preform quality and user friendliness.
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NEWS

ALBA Webinar Focuses on Molds In Motion

ALBA Enterprises, with MoldMaking Technology, will be hosting a webinar September 18 at 2:00 pm, offering a variety of unique solutions for movement in plastic injection molds and die-cast dies.
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