Progressive Components

235 Industrial Dr.
Wauconda, IL 60084 US

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Company Profile

Progressive Components, headquartered near Chicago, Illinois, develops and distributes components for the production tooling industry.

Z-Series Locks from Progressive Components

New Z-Series Alignment LocksZ-Series Alignment Locks have been engineered to outperform other styles.

As Seen In MoldMaking Technology

Progressive Components product spread.

Components Catalog Reveals Extended Components Line
Progressive Components is expanding its components offering. At Amerimold 2018, Progressive Components introduces its new v12 Catalog.

amerimold 2018 logo

Connecting Mold Builders and Buyers at Amerimold 2018
Mold buyers and builders experience many of the same challenges for which they are each seeking solutions and that is where Amerimold comes into play.

NPE2018 in Orlando, Florida

NPE2018 Video Recap: Exhilaration, Innovation and Inspiration
MoldMaking Technology’s editorial team recaps some highlights from the show floor at NPE2018, including a technology slideshow, seven podcasts recorded live from the event and a video.

Get Up Close and Personal with Technology Demos at Amerimold
On top of our show floor Tech Talks, the event offers attendees the opportunity to see live presentations at select exhibitor booths on a specific technology or process, while demonstrating how it works live on the show floor.  

Demonstrations Highlight Course Opportunities and More
RJG Inc. holds multiple live demonstrations of its products on an injection molding machine in its booth.

AMBA Chicago Supplier Night 2018

Successful Supplier Nights Help "Mold" Careers
The Chicago Chapter of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) recently hosted its fourth successful supplier night fundraiser that continues to provide much-needed support for promoting careers in moldmaking.

Hasco stack-mold with standard components.

Standardization Solutions Drive Mold Component Innovations
Mold component suppliers continue to standardize products that speed mold building while also developing technology that addresses design, cooling, release and other challenges.

spread of MoldMaking Technology magazines

How MoldMaking Technology Magazine Came to Be
Twenty years ago a moldmaker launched this magazine, legitimizing an industry and then passed it on to a passionate media company, which took it to the next level.

Progressive Components products

Tradeshow Tuesday: Gearing Up for NPE2018
Cruise through this week’s slideshow for a peek at some of what will be on display at NPE2018.

Progressive Components components

Components Catalog Reveals Expanded Components Line
Progressive Components is expanding its components offering. At NPE 2018, Progressive Components introduces its new v12 Catalog.

Christina Fuges

Collaborate to Educate on Plastics Technologies
Moldmakers, industry consultants and technology suppliers collaborate to educate on plastics technologies.

Monitors showing CVe Live interface from AST Technology

Improved Mold Monitoring System Technology Eases Data Monitoring
Improvements to Progressive Components and AST Technology’s CVe Live Technology, which works with the CVe Mould Monitoring System, are designed to improve user convenience.

Participants in the SPE's Plastics Race at ANTEC

Engage the Next Generation – Sponsor the Plastics Race
Sponsor The Plastics Race. Engage the next generation workforce by promoting our industry and your company. Participate in The Race and build relationships!

AMBA Moldmaker of the Year Joe Genc presents $5,000 check to AMBA Chicago Chapter President Chuck Klingler.

Putting the Wow Factor into a Moldmaking Career Display
The Chicago Chapter of the American Mold Builders Association added more visually-enticing items that teach about, and promote, moldmaking as a high-tech career option.

Alliance Laser Sales team with donation check for iWarriors 2017

Fun Friday: The Moldmaking Community Shows Patriotism, Heart and More
On September 15, 2017 our team at Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales partnered with our friends Tim and Kim Bartz from iWarriors and Mold Craft to host the inaugural Alliance iWarriors Charity Golf Outing.

Progressive Components ModuLifter

Modular Lifter Assembly Simplifies Release of Undercuts for Large Molds
Progressive Components introduces a rod-style, standardized modular lifter assembly in the ModuLifter.

Group at RJG Inc. readies for injection mold tryout.

Collaboration Key to Completing Puzzle Mold for Training
Collaborative manufacturing is what helped make an apprenticeship training program and a scientific molding training program come together in the form of a puzzle mold on July 21.

example of mold buyer's report

Progressive Components Introduces New Component Certification Program
New program helps mold buyers verify mold specification compliance.

Throwback Thursday: Testing Engineered Options for Mold Alignment
Performance data on alignment components helps select the best treatment, improve the design and chart more precise application recommendations.

Alliance laser machines

Amerimold 2017: Multitudes of Metalworking Materials and Machines
Amerimold proved once again that it is THE event for moldmaking.

Product Categories of Progressive Components

Blades
Bushings
CAD (Computer Aided Design)
Cooling Systems
Core Pins
Data Management Software
Date Inserts
Ejector Pins, or "Knock-out Pins"
Guides
Interlocks, or Taperlocks
Internal Mold Cooling Products
Leader Pins
Lifters
Locating Rings
Mold Bases and Frames
Mold Monitoring Devices
Mold Sprays, Grease, Lubricants & Releases
Pressure Controls, Sensors, Monitors
Quick Mold Change Systems
Replacement Parts
Side Actions or Cam Actions
Slides
Sprue Bushings
Stop Pins
Straight Locks
Support Pillars
Switches or Indicators
Wear Plates