Chicago Mold Engineering Co., Inc.

615 Stetson Ave.
St. Charles, IL 60174 US

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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.

automation cells

Growth Through Diversification
Whether to stabilize workflow, meet customers’ needs or capitalize on machinery investments, these mold builders are broadening their service capabilities.

The Tooling and Manufacturing Association: Educational Opportunities Aplenty!
TMA’s Related Theory Three-Year Apprentice Training Program is one of its most popular and is a combination of moldmaking, tool and die and CNC programming.

Ralph Oswald of Chicago Mold is Named AMBA Mold Builder of the Year
The AMBA recently awarded Ralph Oswald, CEO of Chicago Mold Engineering Co. (CME), its prestigious Mold Builder of the Year award for 2012 at its annual convention in Grand Rapids, MI, this past May. I was honored to be present while outgoing AMBA president Mike Armbrust presented Oswald with this honor.

Five-Axis Mold Machining In Action
This mold maker describes its use of both tilting-spindle and tilting-table five-axis machines. .

dryer door with mold core

Consumer Products:Demands for Thinner Walls/Lightweight Designs Challenging Moldmakers
Recently MoldMaking Technology magazine reached out to its Editorial Advisory Board to examine current trends in the consumer products market and how moldmakers are addressing the challenges.

Honoring Industry
Innovation. Efficiency. Quality. Commitment.—2011 Leadtime Leaders announced, Advisory Board members introduced and industry leader paid tribute.

Headlight reflector molds

Chicago Mold Engineering: “Head”ing Into the Future
With continued focus on its automotive headlamp reflector molds niche, CME relies on technology and equipment advancements to “drive” success.

Unobstructed fill point

Cold Runner Manifold with Center Gate Provides Easy Operation, Maintenance
A cold runner manifold system for thermoset injection molds has been developed to overcome the challenges that come with using cold runners.

Large compression mold

Chicago Mold Engineering: In The Spotlight
Focusing on a niche in the automotive headlap reflector market—coupled with the most advanced technologies and mold manufacturing techniques—lights the way for this moldmaker’s 2007 Leadtime Leader Award: Large Shop.

The ATOS system

Taking Technology to New Heights
White light, non-contact scanning system adds new capabilities including real-time inspection.

Product Categories of Chicago Mold Engineering Co., Inc.

Compression Molds
Die Cast Dies
EDM Services
Finishing Services
Injection Molds
Inspection/Measurement Services
Machining Services
Mold Cleaning Services
Mold Design Services
Mold Maintenance & Repair Services
Polishing Services
Retrofitting Services
Thermoform Molds
Welding Services