For this MMT Chat, my guest is Charles Daniels CFO of Wepco Plastics in Middlefield, Connecticut. He is also one of MMT’s newer Editorial Advisory Board members. He shares his insights on the role of social media in manufacturing, how to improve the “business” side of a small mold shop, continually developing culture and an update on Wepco’s COVID outreach.
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Mr. Bergman’s background in the machine tool and accessories sectors will aid him in building a nationwide distributor for the company’s extensive line of products.
Steven Lowery has more than 30 years of manufacturing and management experience in the metalworking industry.
The moldmaker offers a virtual mold testing capability package for customers limiting travel during the pandemic, as well as for when future business resumes.
To succeed with product quality and quality training shops must measure quality at the source, process improvements, waste, cost, productivity, sales and other key performance indicators.
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FANUC America is now ranked 15 out of 30 companies in the large employer category in Michigan, thanks to several of its 2020 achievements.
Completing the move by Nov. 23, the newly renovated, 205,000-square-foot facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, enables the expansion of bar and sheet product offerings and processing capabilities.
MoldMaking Technology brings back its 30-Under-30 Honors program, which was developed to help recognize the influx of young talent making a difference in the moldmaking community.
Holding company, New Teams, will continue to provide its services and lead the charge of its day-to-day operations, while Graham Partners provide operational resources and financial backing.
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.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Don Smith, North American Senior Tooling Engineer for Scholle IPN in Northlake, Illinois about lean manufacturing, teaching mold design and our future generation of mold engineers.
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.
MoldMaking Technology takes a broader look at the value proposition of mentoring by launching and completing a pilot mentorship program.
Marked as SolidCAD’s third acquisition since 2019, the merge serves to support and service manufacturers across Canada with leading-edge CAM training, custom programming solutions and consulting services.
According to Hexagon, the acquisition will accelerate the development of its Smart Manufacturing portfolio.
Jack takes the reins from Chris Kaiser, Big Kaiser President and CEO of 30 years, who will now take on the role of executive advisor. The promotion is effective January 1, 2021.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Christina Fuges chats with Kelly Kasner, Director of Sales and Marketing for Michiana Global Mold (MGM) about the benefits her marketing and advertising, MGM’s China partnership and the impact of COVID-19 on the moldmaking industry as well as the next-generation skills gap.
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.