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The Plastek Group Now Molding to Donate Face Shields to Protect Against COVID-19
When this news release about The Plastek Group came across my desk detailing how the team stepped up to mold and donate face shields, I was not surprised. I’ve known this company and the generosity of its founder and family since launching MoldMaking Technology in 1998.
Noteworthy News: Welcome Aboard!
Catch up on these latest moldmaking industry new hires and promotions from The L.S. Starrett Company, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Production Software, SPE and Stratasys Ltd.
Stratasys Appoints Chief Executive Officer
Stratasys Ltd. announced the appointment of Yoav Zeif as the company’s new chief executive officer.
Noteworthy News: Weekly Wrap-Up
There’s always something interesting going on in the moldmaking industry. See the recent news releases below from iD Additives, Ingersoll Machine Tools, RJG, and more to see current happenings for this week!
3 Ways a Small Mold Builder Uses 3D Printing
Mold builder uses 3D printing for simultaneous mold manufacturing, conformal cooling and hybrid designs.
Highly-Automated Tool Shop Achieves Efficient, Precise Medical Device Manufacturing
When a basketball player needs a knee replacement, standard implants simply won’t do. With a total of 18 different additive manufacturing systems, the Aesculap division of medical company B. Braun is the place to go to have custom implants printed to size. However, the highly-automated tool and mold shop has much more to offer when it comes to producing injection molds, complex progressive dies as well as prototypes and fixtures for series production.
3DEO Sponsors Women in 3D Printing Event
3DEO honors the contributions of women in the 3D printing industry in celebration of Women’s Month.
EMO Hannover 2019 is Right on Track
A list of exhibitors and products that will be seen at EMO Hannover 2019 are online.
Stratasys Expands Global Manufacturing Network
The company is expanding the Global Manufacturing Network to Italy, Korea, Mexico and the United States.
World Premieres at Formnext 2018
The Formnext 2018 exhibition set a record in terms of exhibitor numbers, with a total of 632 exhibitors from 32 countries.
Stratasys Puts Additive Manufacturing to Work
Built for F123 machines, thermoplastics bring elasticity and durability with soluble support.
Pioneering an Era in 3D Printed Metal Parts
Layered powder metallurgy (LPM) technology from Stratasys aimed at delivering production-grade metal parts for low-to-mid volumes.
Lego Brand and Stanley Black and Decker Investment
Consortium of strategic investment partners will propel the company’s’ STEP manufacturing technology toward commercialization.
2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Additive Manufacturing
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 additive manufacturing.
Stratasys Announces Industry Certification Program
Stratasys rolls out additive manufacturing certification program in North America. The program is designed to bridge the additive manufacturing skills gap.
Stratasys Unveils Spin-off Evolve Additive Solutions to Focus on New "STEP" Technology
Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process Technology (STEP) delivers the well-known advantages of additive manufacturing with cost-per-part and surface quality in line with traditional manufacturing, along with X, Y, Z directional strength and mechanical properties rivalling injection molding.
"Common Sense Manufacturing" Concept Drives Efficiencies at Byrne Tool
A 100-percent commitment to Common Sense Manufacturing (CSM) has helped Byrne Tool + Design reduce waste on multiple levels and drive improvements and growth.
Throwback Thursday: Worldwide Review and Analysis of Additive Fabrication
I wonder if Terry Wohlers knew just how accurate he was when he examined what was, in 2007, called “additive fabrication” and provided a pointed prediction of the future of the additive industry?
SLIDESHOW: Technology Tuesday, From 3D Printing to Mold Cleaning
MMT offers technical content in a variety of formats, including webinars. Here is a quick overview of some archived webinars that cover mold engineering, building and maintenance.
SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, Amerimold Product Showcase (4)
Here at MMT, the excitement is building and we’re putting finishing touches on all things moldmaking so that attendees will get the most out of every aspect.
Simulate to Validate Molding, and 3D Printed Molds
This throwback focuses on one mold builder's strategy for bridging the gap between concept and production using simulation, but then fast-forwards to a new white paper on using simulation to validate 3D printed injection molds.