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Michigan Moldmaker Produces Tools Onshore and Off

Rather than fighting offshore competitors, Liberty Molds has spent the last 15 years producing injection tools in both China and Michigan—and it’s paid off.

Surface Treatment

Using Mold Release Agents to Maintain Mold Care

Running with this month’s sourcing guide, including today’s focus on mold maintenance, repair and surface treatment, MMT presents a deeper dive into some mold release agent suppliers and products. 

Surface Treatment

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Mold Maintenance, Repair & Surface Treatment

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Mold Maintenance, Repair and Surface Treatment.

Inspection & Measurement

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Inspection/Measurement

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Inspection/Measurement.

Mold Materials

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: EDM

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including EDM.

Machining

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Machining

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Machining.

Cutting Tools

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Cutting Tools

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Cutting Tools.

Mold Components

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Mold Components

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Mold Components.

Hot Runners

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Hot Runners

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Hot Runners.

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Mold Materials

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Mold Materials.

Additive Manufacturing

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Additive Manufacturing

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Additive Manufacturing.

Design & Mfg. Software

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Software

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Software.

Business Strategy

Your 2020 Technology and Service Connection

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide connects mold builders with suppliers of new and proven products, equipment and services.

Business Strategy

2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Service Providers

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. Introducing a brand new section this year: Service Providers.

AMBA Files Comments Against Lifting Chinese Mold Tariffs

The American Mold Builders Association filed formal comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative asking that it not lift Section 301 tariffs related to the COVID-19 pandemic for plastic injection molds imported from China.

Supply Chain Lessons from COVID-19: How to Get Started with TCO Webinar

Gardner Business Media is launching a series of four paid webinars in partnership with the Reshoring Initiative and Harry Moser. The fourth and final webinar will take place Wednesday, May 20, at 11:00 am EDT. 

Seeking Sourcing Solutions in Challenging Times Brought on by Coronavirus?

If you are seeking a solution or offering a solution as manufacturing continues to move despite the coronavirus then check out details about our online supplier database and sourcing assistance program.

Amerimold Launches Sourcing Assistance Program to Solve Coronavirus-Related Supply Chain Problems

Recently, Gardner Business Media brands have received an unprecedented number of inquiries about ways we can assist in facilitating sourcing and procurement needs.

New Sourcing Assistance Program Launched to Address Coronavirus Supply Chain Impact

If you’re a mold builder with capacity to take on new mold builds then get your shop signed up for our new Sourcing Assistance Program to address immediate sourcing needs.

Amerimold Helps North American Molders, Mold Builders Win Work Via Reshoring

The Reshoring Initiative is co-sponsoring Amerimold 2020’s Sourcing Fair to connect North American molders and mold builders with buyers at major OEMs and upper tier suppliers.

What Is the Amerimold 2020 Sourcing Fair?

Amerimold has been connecting stakeholders in the mold manufacturing supply chain for 20 years through its exhibits and technical programming, and last year we took it one step further with the launch of an event on the show floor that encourages deeper communication and collaboration to create opportunities for commerce—Amerimold Sourcing Fair.

AMBA Files Formal Comments for Tariff Reinstatement

The American Mold Builders Association filed formal comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative requesting it not extend the exclusion granted to importers from paying a 25% tariff on plastic injection molds from China for another year.

Business Strategy

AMBA Hires Lobbying Firm, Urges Trump Administration to Reinstate Chinese Mold Tariffs

The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) is pleased to announce it has engaged a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm to speak for the industry in the nation’s capital and help policymakers make informed decisions about imposing tariffs on imported plastic injection molds from China.

Business Strategy

Cross-Functional Team Key to Customer Service, Complexity and China Partnership

Michiana Global Mold uses a cross-functional team of journeymen moldmakers and engineers to improve customer communication, service, and quality.