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Published: 4/30/2020

Being Connected to Community and Customers during COVID-19

Mold manufacturers and technology suppliers across North America have day jobs and night jobs when it comes to doing more to help both their customers and local communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is one mold component supplier’s...

Published: 4/27/2020

COVID-19 Gives Mold Component Supplier Its Most Consequential Order Ever

The pandemic has presented challenges to every link in the mold manufacturing supply chain and those companies in a position to help have put their teams and processes to the test, including mold component suppliers.

Published: 4/22/2020

COVID-19 Is a Rallying Call to the Plastics Industry to Redesign, Refocus and Reshore

Mold manufacturers who have been critiqued for slow lead times, as compared to the overseas competition, are proving to themselves and customers during COVID-19 that North American mold manufacturers and suppliers can unite and do things at an extra...

Published: 4/17/2020

Component Supplier Ramps Up Support during Crisis

Expediting all work and supplies for Coronavirus projects is key to this mold component supplier They have first priority. “Many of our customers are in the medical field and they need support from us.

Published: 4/16/2020

How to Maintain Additive Tooling

Implementing additive tooling into a mold can be a daunting task, but maintaining it over the life of the tool can be straight-up scary. Here are three steps to include in your maintenance plan.

Published: 4/13/2020

8 Ways to Increase Mold Life

A checklist of molding machine settings and preventative maintenance actions that improve mold longevity.

Published: 2/25/2020

WEBINAR: The Key to Digital Tooling Is Ceramic Fiber Reinforcement

If you do low-volume prototyping then this ceramic fiber-reinforced 3D-printed tooling option could be worth a look ... or listen. Check out this free webinar that presents best-use applications, part and mold design considerations and key lessons l...

Published: 2/10/2020

How to Use a Conformally Cooled Sprue Bushing to Reduce Cycle Time and Ease Cost Pressures

Use of a new conformally cooled sprue bushing helped solve Midwest Mold Services’ problem with a big sprue that was hard to cool and preventing faster ejection times.

Published: 2/3/2020

Additive Tooling Goes Beyond Conformally Cooled Inserts to Simplify the Mold Build Process

Three ways that additive tooling is moving past conformal cooling to bring speed and efficiency to the overall tooling process.

Published: 1/13/2020

Tech Trends: All the Small Things

These products from RJG, Tungaloy​​​​​​, Rhino Products, LLC, Walter and Gesswein are designed to fit within moldmaking processes.