MMT Chat: Surge in New Orders Drives Moldmaking Index Expansion

Gardner Intelligence Chief Economist Michael Guckes shares insight on the recent strong move of the Moldmaking Index due to higher readings across all business activity components of the Index, highlighting the surge in new orders.

Arburg Recruits 2,000th Apprentice

The company’s apprenticeship program, running for more than 70 years, has reached a major milestone with its most recent recruit, engineering technician Michael Gross.

StackTeck Takes New Steps to Support U.S. Customers

StackTeck partners with Louis Young of L.J. Young Consulting LLC to expand U.S. customer support. Louis brings 35 years of injection molding project and production experience. 

Mazak Corporation White Paper Provides Manufacturing Insight

Mazak’s latest white paper, “Striking a Balance Between Machine Performance and Value,” offers information on how to make the most of every dollar spent on manufacturing equipment.

Molding Defects Interactive Training Offered for Injection Molding Engineers

Kruse Training launches its self-paced, step-by-step Molding Defects Level 2 training section for designers, injection molders and process engineers.

Top 10 Topics to Cover During an ISO 9001 Manufacturing Audit

Take a look at this practical hands-on approach to conducting a quality audit.
#regulations #safety

CGTech, Makino Renewed Partnership Continues to Provide Manufacturing Solutions

The renewal of the strategic corporate partnership is ensure better serving of the company’s mutual customer bases.

MMT Chat: From COVID and Tooling Trends to Free Online Education and A New Recycling Venture, The Plastek Group Speaks Out!

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges catches up with the Prischak family who owns The Plastek Group in Erie, Pennsylvania, and who also happens to be the original founder of MoldMaking Technology magazine back in 1997.  

National Metalworking Reshoring Award Recognizes Die-Tech, Trenton Forging

The National Metalworking Reshoring Award honors companies that have effectively reshored products, parts or tooling. This year, Die Tech & Engineering and Trenton Forging Co. were recognized.

2020-2023 Editorial Advisory Board: Meet New Board Member Dave DiCarlo

One of MoldMaking Technology's 2020-2030 Editorial Advisory Board members is Dave DiCarlo.


MMT Chat: Virtual R&D and Teaching Plastic Injection Mold Design

New Editorial Advisory Board member Davide Masato, an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, joined me for a 20-minute video chat about the importance of plastics engineering, and how COVID-19 changed the faculty's approach to teaching mold engineering and plastics research.

MMT Chat: Buyer/Seller Tips for a Successful Acquisition

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Fran Brunelle, President of Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers about the ins and outs of today's successful manufacturing mergers and acquisitions.  

MMT Chat: Quickly Managing Design Changes Amidst COVID-19

MoldMaking Technology’s Christina Fuges chats with Xcentric Mold & Engineering  to learn about the team’s role in a domestic supply chain initiative to meet the demand for personal protective equipment. 

Hermle USA Expands North American Headquarters

The $3 million expansion points to the company’s commitment to broaden its presence across North America and support its growing base of customers.

Haimer USA partners with Titans of CNC organization

The collaboration will focus on developing and delivering global, high-level manufacturing education to make machinists more efficient and productive. 

Kitamura Announces Northern Ohio Dealer and New VP of Sales

Kitamura Machinery has experienced some workforce developments, including naming Tipton Technologies as its Northern Ohio representative, and the hiring of Dave Lucius as vice president of Sales for the Americas.

MMT Chat: Mental Health Is a Part of the Changing Manufacturing Workplace

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Human Asset Management Founder Marion Wells about how COVID-19 has accelerated the need to address the workforce development challenges our industry faces, including the mental health of your workforce.

How to Learn Mold Design Virtually

Plastics Engineering program instructors share their strategies for successful virtual learning for hands-on injection mold design.

Virtual Learning Is Taking Off in Moldmaking

If you were unable to attend Amerimold Connects, you can experience our version of virtual learning by watching all of the recorded live-stream presentations on the Amerimold Expo website.