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Published: 3/18/2019

Workforce Development With A Twist

Two moldmaking companies and the owner of a machine tool distributorship blaze their own trails to recruit, train and inspire young people for careers in manufacturing.

Published: 3/15/2019

Tax Reform Impact on Inventory Deductions

The changes made to Internal Revenue Code (IRC) §471 Rules for Inventory of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Act”) present some tax-savings opportunities for “small” mold shops with regards to work in process (WIP) and finish...

Published: 3/5/2019

The Impact of International Trade Policy on Mold Manufacturing

The first step to impacting policy decisions is staying current with issues such as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and U.S./China negotiations.

Published: 2/27/2019

Sharing a Common Challenge: Workforce Development

Solving the ongoing skilled labor shortage is not only a moldmaking problem, it’s a manufacturing problem.  And MoldMaking Technology’s parent company, Gardner Business Media, manages several brands covering the many facets of manuf...

Published: 2/22/2019

New Tax Rules for Employee Parking Expenses

The qualified transportation fringe with the greatest impact on mold builders is qualified parking provided to their employees at no cost.

Published: 2/21/2019

Managing Manufacturing Cyberattacks

Improving your shop’s preparedness to deal with cyberattacks includes awareness and tools to stop them before they start.

Published: 2/18/2019

Experience, Knowledge Base, and Creativity Give Tri-Par An Edge in Molds for High-Flow Material Parts

Expertise in building molds for parts made from highly-engineered materials and automation for molding gives Tri-Par Die and Mold Corp. key mechanisms for growth.

Published: 2/11/2019

Mold Building Stats Improve Performance

Mold manufacturing is a numbers game rooted in measurement and data tracking to continuously improve.

Published: 2/8/2019

Moldmaking Index Sets Records in 2018

December 2018 – 51.8