Progressive Components

235 Industrial Dr.
Wauconda, IL 60084 US


A Message from Progressive Components

About Progressive

Progressive Components is an independently operated developer and distributor of componentry and software for the production tooling industry delivering convenience for the mold builder and unmatched tooling performance for molders and OEMs.

Providing an Essential Service

Now more than ever, building and running molds is not a 9-to-5 job, so we’ve expanded our hours of operation to 7 days a week.

Progressive's Top 10 Advantages for Medical Molds

Designing molds for the Medical sector requires unique approaches, and Progressive Components—headquartered in the northern Illinois Medical corridor—has exclusive items that cannot be found from anyone else.

As Seen In MoldMaking Technology

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 4
Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Mitsui Seiki, Cold Jet, LLC, PCS Company, 3D Systems, Wisconsin Engraving Company and Progressive Components.

Bar Locks Series Expand for Alignment of Large Molds
Progressive Components introduces an expansion of its Z-Series bar locks for alignment of large molds and multi-plate sequencing tools.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 3
Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Heidenhain Corporation, Allied Machine & Engineering, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Progressive Components, Precise Tooling Solutions and Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales.

Remote Validation Kit Expedites Qualifying Process
Progressive Components announces its remote validation kit, which enables tooling engineers to validate their tools remotely.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 1
Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Roth Mold + Automation Inc., Grob Systems Inc., Ellwood Specialty Steel Co., iD Additives, Inc. , Haimer USA and Progressive Components.

Being Connected to Community and Customers during COVID-19
Mold manufacturers and technology suppliers across North America have day jobs and night jobs when it comes to doing more to help both their customers and local communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is one mold component supplier’s story.

Connect & Learn at Molding 2020
With Molding 2020 only a couple weeks away, catch up on who will be attending and what you can learn from this educational conference.

VISI CAD Library Offers Complete Catalog
Progressive Components and Tooling Software Technology, LLC (TST) announce the complete Progressive catalog is available within the VISI CAD libraries and available to download via the companies’ websites.

Moldmaking Community Keeps iWarriors Going Strong
Since 2011 iWarriors has provided fully-loaded tablets to more than 900 combat wounded service members for their rehab and recovery, and although founders Kim and Tim Bartz are retiring, the program will continue on under STAR Charities.

PODCAST: Falling into Moldmaking and Falling in Love with its People and Possibilities
Listen in as I cohost another edition of The Manufacturing Alliance podcast that shares the story of an accidental move into mold manufacturing that turned into an exciting, fulfilling career educating customers about the value of data, and much more.

PODCAST: Falling into Moldmaking and Falling in Love with its People and Possibilities
A conversation with a mold component OEM sales manager chronicles a journey that started with a job in accounting and ended up in a career in moldmaking sales that required hard work, loyalty, integrity, curiosity, openness to change and a lot of fun along the way.

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

K Show Report: Next-Level Efficiency and Control
With a show as big as K 2019 with more than 3,000 exhibitors from 63 nations, you may think that identifying a theme among all the technology would be difficult, but after all is said and done, two words come to mind: efficiency and control.

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!

Tech Trends: K 2019 Sneak Peek, Part 1
Though K 2019 is only a month away, we here at MoldMaking Technology want to give you a sneak peek at the types of products you’ll see from its exhibitors, right here.

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.

MMT Editorial Team with The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast

Live Show Floor Recap from Amerimold 2019
In the midst of exhibitors breaking down at the close of Amerimold 2019, the MoldMaking Technology editorial team set up shop at the MMT booth to do a live Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, sharing some immediate insight and feedback on this annual event.

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
Let it be known that at Amerimold, no one ever goes home without a smile and some fun memories after the Networking Party!

Product Categories of Progressive Components

CAD (Computer Aided Design)
Cooling Systems
Core Pins
Data Management Software
Date Inserts
Ejector Pins, or "Knock-out Pins"
Interlocks, or Taperlocks
Internal Mold Cooling Products
Leader Pins
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
Sprue Bushings
Stop Pins
Straight Locks
Support Pillars
Switches or Indicators
Wear Plates