Mold component suppliers continue to standardize products that speed mold building while also developing technology that addresses design, cooling, release and other challenges. Moldmakers are pushing mold component suppliers to develop more turn-key solutions and value-added services to help moldmakers serve customers more effectively and to stay
BobCAD announces partnership with DataCAD to extend its distribution further in Europe. DataCAD Software & Services GMBH, a supplier of technical software solutions throughout Europe, has joined BobCAD-CAM, Inc. as a Value-Added Reseller (VAR). The DataCAD team has joined BobCAD-CAM in creating one of the leading distribution
RJG now offers online and in-plant Autodesk Moldflow simulation training courses. This training provides attendees with the knowledge to become efficient at creating digital prototypes, running analyses and interpreting results. The first session of classes began April 2, 2018, and more will be added in Gibsonville, North Carolina, in
P&Y Management Resources provides new online program to further educate individuals interested in obtaining a career in advanced manufacturing. With 6 out of 10 open skilled-production positions going unfilled because of a talent shortage, more and more manufacturers are looking for ways to widen the pool of possible workers. P&Y
The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) recently released its annual “AMBA Business Forecast Report.” Copies are available to qualified mold builders at NPE2018 in booth S33058. The AMBA collected data for this report from over 100 U.S.-based mold manufacturers during the AMBA’s Business
For this special 20th Anniversary issue, MoldMaking Technology looks back at two of the first mold manufacturing companies to be profiled in 1998: Courtesy Mold and Tool and Delta Tech Mold. Courtesy Mold and Tool (Courtesy) was the very first shop that MoldMaking Technology featured in a piece called “In the Spotlight” when
The European tool and moldmaking industry has moved from manual to industrial production via internationalization, digitalization, automation and communication.
The 1990s were dominated by the events surrounding the Central and Eastern European countries and the disintegration of the Soviet Union. The advent of the European Union (EU) and Economic
[unable to retrieve full-text content]In 2018, Haas Automation celebrates 30 years of the Haas VF-1 vertical machining center. The company will celebrate with a “Very First” campaign that culminates with the debut of the very first VF-1 at IMTS 2018 in Chicago.
GF Machining Solutions has appointed several new members to its sales and marketing team. Dante Payva, Sammy Shabib, Heather Natal and Jon Carlson all fill key roles that will enable the company to continue its focus on enhancing the sales, service and support for its milling, EDM and laser texturing solutions.
Dante Payva is now product manager
Through this partnership, Star Rapid will implement a new custom tool management and computerized tracking system. Star Rapid, a global rapid prototyping, rapid tooling and low-volume manufacturer, announces a partnership with Guhring, a German manufacturer of carbide and PCD cutting tools like drills, reamers, taps and mills.
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