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Innovation Mold & Design headquarters

Diversification and Departmentalization Drive Growth for Wisconsin Mold Builder
New ownership at Innovation Mold & Design (IMD) grows the company by investment in technology that serves a departmentalization and diversification, business model.

WEBINAR: How Do You Reduce Risk in Plastic Part Design and Manufacturing?

WEBINAR: How Do You Reduce Risk in Plastic Part Design and Manufacturing?
The answer is simulation, of course. In this free on-demand webinar, you will learn how to use upfront simulation to reduce manufacturing risk, design of experiments to make more informed decisions and simulation input to speed machine start up.

SolidCAD Acquires Autodesk Reseller, AMS 360 Inc.

SolidCAD Acquires Autodesk Reseller, AMS 360 Inc.
Marked as SolidCAD’s third acquisition since 2019, the merge serves to support and service manufacturers across Canada with leading-edge CAM training, custom programming solutions and consulting services. 

How to Learn Mold Design Virtually
Plastics Engineering program instructors share their strategies for successful virtual learning for hands-on injection mold design.

sinker EDMs

Five-Axis Hard Milling Improves Electrode Accuracy
Fully automated, high-speed hard milling centers saved moldmaker time, money, handwork, allowed wider-range of EDM burns to be achieved.

VIDEO: 2020 Leadtime Leader Award Winner: Precise Tooling Solutions Inc. — The Power of People and a Plan
The proof is in this winning shop’s three-pillared value proposition and three-phase growth plan that promotes empowers people while promoting quality product and profit.

Three Generations of Moldmakers Support Injection Molding and Investment Casting Industries
It’s all about service: a family mold, tool & die shop goes above and beyond for plastic injection and investment cast customers.

Use Core-Shift Analysis to Avoid Expensive Defects and Failures
The right simulation tool will show what is happening inside a cavity to reveal the root cause of problems before they occur.

Simulation Success!
Real-world applications of simulation software reveal tips for how to achieve faster iteration of more ideas, giving engineers more ways to address common problems such as warpage.

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A Cooperative Spirit and Uncommon Service: Baumann Tool & Die
With a philosophy of ‘being there for the life of the tool,’ Baumann Tool & Die offers molders a host of design, production and maintenance services to extend tool life.

mold and part

How to Use a Conformally Cooled Sprue Bushing to Reduce Cycle Time and Ease Cost Pressures
Use of a new conformally cooled sprue bushing helped solve Midwest Mold Services’ problem with a big sprue that was hard to cool and preventing faster ejection times.

CAM Software Provides Expert CNC Programming Strategies

CAM Software Provides Expert CNC Programming Strategies
PowerMill five-axis CAM software from Autodesk, Inc. provides expert CNC programming strategies for complex three- and five-axis subtractive, high-rate additive and hybrid machining.

Tech Trends: Suitable Software
CAM software programs and updates from Autodesk, Inc., CAM-TOOL by CGS North America, Inc., and CGTech provide a range of features, including independent operation, reduced cycle times and easier machining programming, simulation and verification.

machining a mold

Accu-Die & Mold Excels in Die Cast Tooling with a Focus on Service, Engineering, and Precision Manufacturing
Accu-Die’s highly trained workforce, well-equipped shop are key to meeting the challenging demands of die-cast mold production.

Noteworthy News: Working Together

Noteworthy News: Working Together
Businesses like Emuge Corp., MC Machinery Systems, Inc., DMG MORI and more have made partnerships in order to benefit the moldmaking community.

Editorial Advisory Board: Favorite Videos of 2019
MoldMaking Technology’s editorial advisors weigh in on top video picks from the MMT online archives.

CAE Services Partners with AutoDesk
CAE and AutoDesk will provide Moldflow simulation software to molders, part designers, OEMs, tool suppliers and hot runners to help them analyze, identify, and solve injection molding issues to save time and money.

NIMS Launches Industry Recognized CAM Credentials
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) offers standardized computer aided manufacturing (CAM) credentials, CAM milling and turning.

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Five-Axis Machine Modifications Reduce Cycle Times
Expanding the capabilities of a portal milling machine reduced cycle times and improved quality of large-section automotive and truck molds. 

Makino Tech Expo 2019

Makino Continues to Raise the Bar on Machining Technologies
Packed with information to help attendees advance moldmaking, and more, Makino’s Technology Expo shows the company’s commitment to its customers’ successes.

Noteworthy News: Helping Hands

Noteworthy News: Helping Hands
As we hear so often in moldmaking, building relationships is one of the keys to a business’s success. So, here’s a look at some recent new releases detailing partnerships within the industry!

Product Categories of Autodesk, Inc.

CAD (Computer Aided Design)
CAE (Computer Aided Engineering)
CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)
Data Management Software
Data Translation Software
Manufacturing Automation Software
Mold Flow and Simulation Software
NC Simulation and Verification Software
Shop Floor/Plant Layout Software