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  • Mold maker Rocand expands to Mexico
    Post time: 01-21-2016

    Canadian mold maker Rocand Inc. is opening a manufacturing operation in Silao, Mexico, to supply local customers. “There is a lot of automotive investment in the [U.S.-Mexico] corridor where we are located,” Rocand President and owner Andre Rochette said in a phone interview from Silao, where he ...Read more »

  • Plas-Tech continues investments in tool building
    Post time: 01-21-2016

    Plas-Tech Engineering Inc., a Lake Geneva, Wis.-based injection molder and mold maker, is continuing its drive to strengthen its tooling operations. The company recently added a Mitsubishi high-speed computer numerically controlled machine and hired two tool makers. “Our goal with the organizatio...Read more »

  • Double Your Machine Output-Stack Molding
    Post time: 01-21-2016

    Double Your Machine Output Compared to conventional single-face molds, stack molds can virtually double the output of an injection molding machine by distributing the plastic melt into two or more separate mold parting surfaces. Stack mold hot runner system in a tandem mold for large appliance w...Read more »

  • Fakuma Show News: Hot Runners & Tooling
    Post time: 01-21-2016

    Hot-runner nozzles, manifolds, and controls, as well as other mold components and a new tooling concept made their debut in Friedrichshafen. Ewikon’s new micro manifold technology starts with a standard manifold having up to eight drops—each of which ends in four micro drops that require no ad...Read more »

  • Pressure on auto suppliers to intensify again
    Post time: 01-21-2016

     Detroit — U.S. car and truck buyers drove up sales to an unprecedented 17.4 million units in 2015, beating the previous record set in 2000 and maintaining a pace of growth that has many wondering how long it can continue. While industry experts expect 2016 will continue on pace, the outlook isn’...Read more »

  • Is KraussMaffei a good fit for ChemChina?
    Post time: 01-21-2016

    Deep pockets, big appetite and a fierce focus on overseas expansion. That sums it up for China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) and its ongoing worldwide acquisition spree. In addition to the $1 billion KraussMaffei deal, state-owned ChemChina also recently snapped up Italian tire maker Pirell...Read more »