B A Die Mold, Inc.

3685 Prairie Lake Ct.
Aurora, IL 60504 US

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Integrated cap mold built by B A Die Mold Inc.

Ingenuity Solves Challenges for B A Die Mold Customers
MMT interviews B A Die Mold Inc. to learn how its innovative problem solving and patented PERC System for molding threaded parts has benefited customers.

students at IMTS

AMBA Chicago Gets the Word Out at Student Summit
Eight schools were granted a $250 travel grant to help offset the cost of attending SmartForce Student Summit.

EAB members, MMT editors and GBM staff at dinner in Rosemont, Illinois

Editorial Guidelines: Editorial Advisory Board
The Editorial Advisory Board of MoldMaking Technology is made up of authorities with expertise within their respective business, industry, technology and profession. Their role is to advise on timely issues, trends, advances in the field, offer editorial thought and direction, review and comment on specific articles and generally act as a sounding board and a conscience for the publication.

Makino Edge2 EDM machine

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: EDM
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including EDM.

B A Die Mold PERC system

B A Die Mold Celebrates 50 Years in Business in 2018
The company is known for its patented Programmable Electric Rotating Core (PERC) System for unscrewing molds.

B A Die Mold Inc. PERC System and mold halves.

Servo Motors Replace Hydraulics for Cleaner, Simpler Production
B A Die Mold's PERC System uses a servo motor to rotate the core, which streamlines the processes of creating parts.

Francine Petrucci

No-Nonsense Tips for Promoting Moldmaking as a Career
MoldMaking Technology editorial advisory board member Francine Petrucci of B A Die Mold Inc. outlines a path to workforce development.

Flashback to 1998 MoldMaking Technology article on B A Die Mold Inc.

MMT Memories: Giving Back to the Trade
1998 marked more than one proud moment for this journalist and moldmaker’s daughter.

AMBA members tour mHub in Chicago.

mHUB Lets Makers Collaborate and Create
Members of the American Mold Builders Association Chicago Chapter Education Committee explored a new resource for budding entrepreneurs and seasoned manufacturing professionals to learn, collaborate and create.

An Email Chain Full of Surprises and Ideas for Engaging Youth
I love when a string of emails turns into a pathway for new ways to engage our youth and educate them about moldmaking and the larger industry of manufacturing!

EAB member Francine Petrucci

2017 Editorial Advisory Board: Francine Petrucci
The 2017 installment of MoldMaking Technology's EAB features a new crew of 10 industry professionals. Francine Petrucci is one of them.

additive manufacturing

SLIDESHOW: Amerimold Technology Showcase
There’s so much in store for attendees at Amerimold 2017 that it’s hard to contain our excitement!

BA Die Mold Perc servo unscrewing system

Electric System Suited for Unscrewing Molds
B A Die Mold will highlight the Perc servo unscrewing system, an all-electric alternative to conventional hydraulics for molding threaded parts.

Honoring a Leading Woman in Manufacturing
Last week I blogged about Jim Hommer, Sr., who was honored with the Technology and Manufacturing Association’s Winzeler Award at its Annual Meeting earlier this month. Today I’m going to tell you about the second of three honorees from that event: Francine Petrucci.

“We're All in this Together”
The president of the Chicago AMBA reports that members seem more open to sharing compared to previous years.

BA Die Mold

Leveraging Limited Resources
This moldmaker credits cross-training, unattended machining and a knack for problem-solving for its ability to survive and thrive through tough times.

AMBA's mold builder of the year

AMBA's Mold Builder of Year Presents Donation to CNC/MTT Program at College of Lake County
Last week, B A Die Mold's founder Alan Petrucci, AMBA's 2011 Mold Builder of the Year, presented to Bill Devore, director of the College of Lake County Foundation, a donation to the CNC/MTT department at College of Lake County.

A photo realistic rendering of the Tank Top mold designed

Molder Only Runs One Mold with Fast Servo Motor— Instead of Two
About this series: For those charged with raising the sales of a mold building company, differentiating one’s company from the competition is fundamental. This quarterly series features actual examples of the front-line representative of a mold building company presenting new approaches to improve the customer’s profitability.

Alan Petrucci

Alan Petrucci: An Industry Icon
Not content to rest on his laurels, this moldmaking veteran continues to immerse himself in the business for nearly half a century.

Carbonated soft drink closures

New PET Bottle Standard May Boost Business for Moldmakers
A rule to lightweight preform necks and closures could require more than 1,000 new molds.

Product Categories of B A Die Mold, Inc.

Compression Molds
EDM Services
Injection Molds
Mold Design Services
Mold Maintenance & Repair Services
Part & Tooling Production Services—Additive Manufacturing
Polishing Services
Prototype Tooling Services
Prototype/Short-run/Injection Molding Services
Sampling/Mold Tryout Services