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Published: 9/20/2019

Association Update, September 2019: News and Reviews from Industry Organizations

News and reviews from the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) and Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM), and The Mold Technologies Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

Published: 9/19/2019

Want to Know How We Got to Industry 4.0?

Don Smith, Senior Tooling Manager with Scholle IPN North America, shares a quick history lesson on how we went from Industry 1.0 to Industry 4.0. 

Published: 9/17/2019

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!

Published: 9/11/2019

Noteworthy News: Bigger & Better!

Last week, we focused on some of the new faces and personnel updates in moldmaking, so for this week, take a look at recent news releases of new places. Between grand openings and expanding shops, it looks like some moldmaking companies are just get...

Published: 9/5/2019

How Smart Manufacturing Impacts Moldmaking

As the Internet of Things and 5G enable the creation of smart factories, manufacturers must prepare for the benefits and inherent risks.

Published: 9/4/2019

Can You Recommend Any Books on Mold Design and Manufacturing?

Mold industry pros rally to offer a list of resources in response to a fellow SPE member’s call for assistance.

Published: 9/3/2019

Shop Shares Specific Successful Strategies for Training and Retaining Talent

Owners, engineers, mold builders and human resource professionals from small to mid-size mold shops and molding facilities, as well as OEMs, tuned in for a full hour, as Director of Talent Development Kylee Carbone broke down the talent strategy at ...

Published: 9/3/2019

Tooling 4.0: Connecting Industry 4.0 Technology to Your Molds and Molding Process  

A packaging supplier applies Industry 4.0 technology to its injection molds so that components talk to each another to understand the dynamics of what is happening inside the mold.

Published: 9/2/2019

Noteworthy News: Plan On It

There’s always something exciting going on in the moldmaking community for you to attend and learn more about the latest company updates and technologies.

Published: 8/29/2019

Tech Trends: EMO Hannover 2019 Sneak Peek

EMO Hannover is a key showcase for innovations and an essential driver of global production technology, so here’s a sneak peek at the types of products you’ll see from exhibitors at this year’s event, September 16-21.