Mold builders must fully understand and account for the hidden costs of poor quality or risk losing customer trust, brand reputation and business value. Quality management is a business optimization tool to help address both the visible and invisible costs.
The Hasco system showcases improved and robust quick-release couplings that guarantees safe and independent coupling with a maximum flow rate and a small, low-pressure drop.
Slide Product’s Freedom spray unit responds to the need for increased personnel safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hasco’s positive locking cylinder Z2302/... is suitable for use with core pulls and mold slides and enables service temperatures up to 180°C.
MoldMaking Technology’s Christina Fuges chats with some of the M.C. Molds team—Vice President of Operations Dave Keesaer, Sales Manager Eric West and General Manager of Manufacturing Joe Palazzolo—about current business levels, employee safety and morale, and recent and upcoming COVID-19 tooling projects that capitalize on the shop’s extrusion blow mold specialty.
COVID has made work a little more challenging but it is also teaching teams “to do things a little bit differently” so they can turn jobs around a lot faster. MMT Editorial Director Christina Fuges chatted with one Illinois mold builder and molder who did not take on PPE, but instead, focused on tooling for vials used to collect DNA for vaccine/antibody development.
The LSR 2020 conference committee of LSR 2020 has decided to cancel this year's conference due to the concern for everyone's health and safety, and announces the 2021 LSR Conference will be held September 13-16, 2021.
Take a look at this practical hands-on approach to conducting a quality audit.
MoldMaking Technology's Christina Fuges chats with some of the Liberty Molds team about a Ford Motor Company respirator project in the fight against COVID-19, the Hurco machine delivery that was key, and their take on the virus' impact and reshoring.
Official announcement from show organizers. “The health and safety of our exhibitors and audience remains our top priority.” Coming launches to address need for technical knowledge and networking.
The team from Canon Virginia talks about business during COVID-19, its efforts to help the fight and recent advancements to its Shuttle Mold System.
In one recent project, NVision Inc. provided engineering services to a Texas PPE manufacturer, helping accelerate the company’s production of a much-needed protective mask earmarked for medical personnel.
After Canadian manufacturing began setting its return to work guidelines, ramp up is underway in manufacturing and automation, with health and safety and a mostly closed border being some key issues for manufacturers.
In between the giggles and personal stories of injuries, this threesome from the American Mold Builders Association Executive Board shares its take on the value of this association and its networking, as well as the changes to come in mold manufacturing.
Swapping three gundrills for two CHETO multifunction machining centers, Paragon D&E reduced setups, operating time, increased profitability and shop safety.
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Xcentric Mold & Engineering is part of the domestic supply chain initiative by ZVerse to meet the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE), specifically face shields.
Two members of the Axiom, Intex Tooling and Smart Attend team chat about COVID-19's impact on the business, employee morale across the business units, and the switch to producing and selling recyclable face shields.
Return to work guidelines are on the radar and underway for Canadian manufacturing, and it’s clear that manufacturing is focused on the next 90 days and that repairing for new health and safety standards in the workplace is important.
As the COVID-19 crisis has deepened, Rocklin Manufacturing has been addressing the need to fulfill the growing PPE backlog by not only turning to 3D printing, but by also connecting with its local community.
So much of the stress and worry related to COVID-19 is employee safety as shops remain open to perform their critical work.
AssetPro will be hosting a webinar, March 31st, 2020, at 10 am to discuss how employers can meet the intent of the OSHA regulations and how to protect their employees from coronavirus (COVID-19).
After two months of hard work and remaining open through COVID-19, South Coast Mold has earned two notable awards.
Occupational Safety and Health Act provides guidance, recommendations and descriptions of mandatory safety and health standards.This document refers to workplace preparation for COVID-19.
FANUC introduces the CRX-10iA and CRX-10iA/L (long arm version) collaborative robots that set new standards in terms of ease of use, reliability and safety.
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.
Hasco’s new couplings have an automatic safety lock.
Automatic safety locks, mold status indicators, hose manifold blocks, online ejector configurators, and new flexible lifters.
With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: Millutensil’s BV26E-R spotting press, which the company highlighted at Amerimold 2018, is built for safety and comfort for users.