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Published: 1/21/2020

When It Comes to Shop Safety, Think Beyond Pallets and Blocks

More often than not when touring a shop I see a unique approach to solving an everyday problem. This time it was a shop full of big, heavy molds that were not sitting on pallets or blocks across the the floor. Instead, they were sitti...

Published: 1/16/2020

PODCAST: What Do Rhinos Have to Do with Repair?

United Tool and Mold Owner Scott Phipps recalls “always building something" as a kid, and that continues today as he and his team charge forward with expanding and improving their mold repair and engineering change services business....

Published: 1/15/2020

VIDEO: The Importance of Facility and Flow to Mold Repair and Engineering Changes

United Tool and Mold Owner Scott Phipps speaks with MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges about its new 60,000-square-foot facility dedicated to large mold repair and engineering changes, which has improved the company's compe...

Published: 1/15/2020

SLIDESHOW: Realizing the Rhino Effect

I went onsite to see how United Tool and Mold's new mold repair facility and workflow embrace the “Rhino philosophy”’ and help the team continuously improve. Here is just a glimpse of my visit.

Published: 1/14/2020

How to Improve the Flow of Mold Repair and Engineering Changes

A new perspective on competition, training and workflow redefines this shop’s core competency in repair and engineering changes, and charges the team toward continuous improvement.

Published: 1/6/2020

Mold Cleaning Beyond Conventional Methods

For Tyco Electronics conventional cleaning processes for its injection molding equipment were cutting into vital production time, so the company switched to dry ice blast cleaning.

Published: 12/24/2019

Advancements in Quality Processes and Value Added Capabilities Keep M&M Tool and Mold on Top

This five-time Leadtime Leader shop has added a full quality lab and expanded its service capabilities as part of a newly formed strategic tooling business unit.

Published: 12/5/2019

How to Improve Tooling Supply Chain Transparency

An automated tooling supply chain management system will maximize efficiency, minimize risk and improve tooling supply chain transparency.

Published: 11/27/2019

Editorial Advisory Board: Favorite Videos of 2019

MoldMaking Technology’s editorial advisors weigh in on top video picks from the MMT online archives.

Published: 11/18/2019

Mold Cleaning Case in Point

The cold hard facts about dry ice cleaning and a system that helps reduce cleaning time and machine downtime by 95 percent while improving process security.