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

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Insulator Block Protects Monitoring Devices in High Temperatures
Progressive Components announces the release of its insulator block, which installs on the outside of the mold and is used to protect the company’s CounterView and CVe monitor from temperatures when molding high-temperature resins.

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!

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CAD Library Offers Mold Designers Convenience and Selection
Progressive Components announces significant advancements to an already extensive CAD Library that includes new file formats and download options with the introductiuon of its new CADalog.

Progressive components at Amerimold 2019

Amerimold Action 2019
Amerimold celebrated 20 years in Rosemont, Illinois, and offered attendees a wide variety of products, programs and pomp.

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Progressive and VISI CAD Announce Alliance
Progressive Components and Tooling Software Technology, LLC (TST) have announced an alliance, bringing Progressive's library of parts to VISI CAD, exclusively distributed in North America by TST.

Todd Steinhoff of Progressive Components and John Berg of Sussix IM

Fun, Games and Celebrations at Amerimold 2019
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Incoe Corp. logo on counter in entry to new global headquarters

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Group of standard mold components from Progressive Components

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Amerimold 2019 Update: Tool Shop Live!
Mold maintenance and repair is a team effort. It involves communication and collaboration among suppliers, mold manufacturers and customers to ensure that the appropriate people, technologies and processes are put in place to keep a mold running. That is the motivation behind Tool Shop Live! at Amerimold next week.

Women with pry bars breaking down a mold

Hands-on Workshop Teaches Mold Maintenance Process
Intensive workshop teaches the process of mold maintenance to help put an end to the firefighting culture of many toolrooms.

WEBINAR: Remote Standardization, Validation, and Monitoring of Injection Molds
Register for a free webinar hosted by Progressive Components to be held tomorrow, Wednesday, May 15, at 2:00 p.m EST. Take an in-depth look into a proven system for monitoring mold performance and maintenance.

System Cooling Platform Validates Pressure, Temperature and Flow
Progressive Components’s System Cooling platform offers validation of pressure, temperature and flow in a mold’s cooling circuits.

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