North America’s premiere molding and moldmaking event increases its runtime to properly celebrate the contributions of moldmakers and moldbuilders during the pandemic.
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United Grinding launches a new Youtube video series, student scholarships and digitization presentations at IMTS spark.
Delivery of the Zhafir Zeres electric molding machine addresses social distancing requirements and provides students with the opportunity to see both electric and hydraulic technologies in action.
Successful additive manufacturing pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.
Preserve an important part of America’s manufacturing history this season and consider donating toward APM’s new, engaging exhibits, “Looking Back to Face Forward.”
The new 16,000-square-foot facility will provide MC Machinery customers throughout the region with local access to direct sales, service, application and training support.
To succeed with product quality and quality training shops must measure quality at the source, process improvements, waste, cost, productivity, sales and other key performance indicators.
These popular MMT Chat posts from 2020 feature a range of topics, from COVID-19, a mentorship program, how to grow your business and other important topics. Revisit some of your favorites, or take a look at what you’ve missed.
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Industry "know-how" and attention to everyone's development can mean big profits for your business.
Precision injection molding machine manufacturer, Sodick, is hosting a range of topics in its virtual webinar series to optimize your processes and better your manufacturing operations.
Both online or in-person classes are available on MAZATROL conversational programming, machine maintenance and troubleshooting.
Sessions running Nov. 17-20, 2020 and Dec. 1-4, 2020, cover mold and hot runner maintenance and repair training.
The company’s apprenticeship program, running for more than 70 years, has reached a major milestone with its most recent recruit, engineering technician Michael Gross.
Kruse Training launches its self-paced, step-by-step Molding Defects Level 2 training section for designers, injection molders and process engineers.
For this MMT Chat, my guest is Charles Daniels CFO of Wepco Plastics in Middlefield, Connecticut. He is also one of MMT’s newer Editorial Advisory Board members. He shares his insights on the role of social media in manufacturing, how to improve the “business” side of a small mold shop, continually developing culture and an update on Wepco’s COVID outreach.
Christina M. Fuges
Editorial Director, MoldMaking Technology
MMT Chats: From COVID and Tooling Trends to Free Online Education and A New Recycling Venture, The Plastek Group Speaks Out!
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges catches up with the Prischak family who owns The Plastek Group in Erie, Pennsylvania, and who also happens to be the original founder of MoldMaking Technology magazine back in 1997.
MoldTrax’s certification courses, running October 20-23, 2020, offer a variety of benefits, and will enhance attendees’ understanding of mold maintenance.
What employers need to think about as they reopen post-pandemic to improve employee engagement.
While next year’s conference and exhibition has been rescheduled for August 10-12, 2021, event organizer Informa Markets offers its comprehensive digital event this November 2020.
The twelve Numerik Jena LIKgo encoders will be incorporated into the six critical XY stages of the annual precision engineering student competition.
AMBA’s Emerging Leaders Network has met industry knowledge with critical thinking in its new offered six-part series, which guides attendees through the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of lean manufacturing principles.
MoldMaking Technology's Popular November Content: Supply Chain Challenges, Employee Training and Surface Treatment
The MoldMaking Technology team has compiled this list of some of the top items that you, our audience, have looked at the most. Check out these five items from November.
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MoldMaking Technology takes a broader look at the value proposition of mentoring by launching and completing a pilot mentorship program.
The collaboration will focus on developing and delivering global, high-level manufacturing education to make machinists more efficient and productive.
Plastics Engineering program instructors share their strategies for successful virtual learning for hands-on injection mold design.
If you were unable to attend Amerimold Connects, you can experience our version of virtual learning by watching all of the recorded live-stream presentations on the Amerimold Expo website.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Don Smith, North American Senior Tooling Engineer for Scholle IPN in Northlake, Illinois about lean manufacturing, teaching mold design and our future generation of mold engineers.
New Editorial Advisory Board member Davide Masato, an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, joined me for a 20-minute video chat about the importance of plastics engineering, and how COVID-19 changed the faculty's approach to teaching mold engineering and plastics research.