Micro Mold Co., Inc.

4820 Pittsburgh Ave.
Erie , PA 16509 US


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PODCAST: Medical, Motivation, Mentality and Yes, Moldmaking

PODCAST: Medical, Motivation, Mentality and Yes, Moldmaking
Listen in as MoldMaking Technology joins another episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast to interview Dan Snyder, Technical Sales Manager for Plastikos Inc. and Micro Mold on maintaining the right attitude when creating life-saving medical molds, and more.

Leadership team for Ameritech Die and Mold North

Succession Planning: Three Approaches
Three mold shop owners share their succession plan processes. Start sooner than later, hire a professional to assist and plan for more than your own benefit.

Micro Mold and Plastikos

3D Printing: Viewpoints from the MMT Editorial Advisory Board, Part 1
Each month, MMT has published editorial from its advisory board about 3D printing’s current and future prospects in moldmaking. Here are a few of them.

man at computer

Putting 3D Printing to Work
Micro Mold and Plastikos together have invested more than $400,000 in technologies and processes related to 3D printing and reverse engineering over the last three years.

Makino at IMTS

Collaboration, Flexibility, Speed and More at IMTS 2018
Attendees walked the miles of aisles to find that IMTS 2018 delivered it all and so much more.

Ryan Katen, general manager of Micro Mold Co.

Dealing with the Inevitable: Succession Planning
MoldMaking Technology editorial advisory board member Ryan Katen of Micro Mold Co. shares his perspective on succession planning based on personal experience.

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.

Micro Mold Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary with Expansion
Micro Mold was established by Tim Katen and Dave Mead in 1978. The two entrepreneurs invested their personal life savings into the business and officially began Micro Mold in a small, rented garage. Today the company has a 17,500 square-foot facility with 20 full-time employees.

Leadtime Leader Q&A: Mold Material Matters
MoldMaking Technology's Leadtime Leaders share their views on mold material.

Micro Mold and Plastikos sponsored and exhibited at a MFG Day career fair held in Erie, Pennsylvania.

MFG Day Event-Tour Combo Emphasizes Career Opportunities
Micro Mold Co., Inc. and Plastikos Inc. sponsored and took part in a local Manufacturing Day event and hosted students at its facility to emphasize the innovative side of moldmaking and show students how injection molds impact their lives every day.

Moldmaker Apprentice being awarded his certificate of Apprenticeship Completion

Throwback Thursday: Education and Training Triumphs
This throwback Thursday feature is about our 2013 Leadtime Leaders, Tech Mold, Micro Mold and Plastikos, and their apprenticeship programs.

Cavalier President Brian Bendig stands next to OPS Ingersoll Eagle 1200 gantry.

Technology Tuesday: Equipment of the Leadtime Leaders
Cruise through this slideshow to see what technology Leadtime Leaders use to make significant contributions to their fields. 

2017 Editorial Advisory Board: Ryan Katen
The 2017 version of MoldMaking Technology's EAB features a new crew of 10 industry professionals. Here's one of them.

Moldmaker Makes Its Single Largest Capital Investment Ever

Moldmaker Makes Its Single Largest Capital Investment Ever
Since winning MMT's 2013 Leadtime Leader Award Honorable Mention this mold builder has not stopped growing. Investment planning for its new automated work cell that is set to be installed later this summer began a year ago.


Mold Maker, Designer Recognized at Amerimold
SPE presented its moldmaker and mold designer of the year awards to Harry Raimondi of Bales Metal Surface Solutions (Downer’s Grove, Illinois) and Chris Hanes of Micro Mold Company Inc. and Plastikos Inc. (Erie, Pennsylvania).

Making Marketing a Priority
Marketing is not always a top priority for many small to mid-size mold manufacturers, but it needs to be. We asked MMT’s 2013 Leadtime Leaders to share a few successful, yet simple, solutions.

Is it Your Turn to be in the Spotlight?
Enter the 2014 Leadtime Leader Awards competition and find out.

MMT 2013 Leadtime Leader

Education and Training Triumphs
The 2013 Leadtime Leaders detail their apprenticeship training and educational programs—and the rewards they reap.

Putting a Whole New Face on Mold Manufacturing
This year's 2013 Leadtime Leader Honorable Mention mold manufacturer exceeds expectations with a team mentality--stemming from its youthful leadership working closely with skilled tradesmen--that sees customers, its sister molding company and industry associations as true partners.

Product Categories of Micro Mold Co., Inc.

Injection Molds