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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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.

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Connecting Mold Builders and Buyers at Amerimold 2018
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Hasco stack-mold with standard components.

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Components Catalog Reveals Expanded Components Line
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Improved Mold Monitoring System Technology Eases Data Monitoring
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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.

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