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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As Seen In MoldMaking Technology

Christina Fuges interviews Rebecca Hamstra of Progressive Components

VIDEO: How Water Flow Monitoring Optimizes Mold Production
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges and Progressive Components' Rebecca Hamstra discuss why monitoring water flow in injection molds is important.

Redefining Learning Labs
Training facility partners with a local North Carolina community college to challenge advanced manufacturing students to design parts, which will then be converted into mold designs for the training facility.

Baker Industries 3D printing with ABS

The Most Viewed Products of 2018
MoldMaking Technology wraps up the year by showcasing the most-viewed products of 2018.

Guellor Makabu, apprentice at MSI Mold Builders

Blazing Multiple Trails to Successful Recruitment and Training
Several mold manufacturing companies have shared how their workforce development strategies have evolved to meet the needs of today’s industry. Here, MSI Mold Builders describes its apprenticeship program, its collaboration with nearby schools and its approach to generating interest in the industry and then in MSI Mold Builders as a place to foster a career.

students at IMTS

AMBA Chicago Gets the Word Out at Student Summit
Eight schools were granted a $250 travel grant to help offset the cost of attending SmartForce Student Summit.

Amerimold 2018 logo

Scenes from Amerimold 2018 in Novi, Michigan
From technology demos and tech talks to awards and arcade games, Amerimold had much to offer industry this year.

Hasco cooling system pieces

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Mold Components
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including mold components.

Hasco employee standing on a chair and playing a trumpet in Hasco booth at Amerimold 2018

Scenes from Amerimold 2018, Part 3—Leadtime Leader, Networking and Fun!
Each year, Amerimold 2018 provides an excellent forum for the moldmaking industry to connect—but not just on the show floor. Here are more scenes from the lighter side.

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 NPE2018, 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.

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