A free webinar on Wednesday, December 12 highlights tools to help shops master the process of engineering change orders.
Milling critical mold surfaces to final size (or even a “tenth” undersize) literally leaves no margin for error. This takes absolute confidence in every aspect of the machining process, as well as absolute confidence that the results are worthwhile.
This Chicago-area mold shop compares tilting-spindle and tilting-table five-axis machines.
While aluminum molds are commonly used to create prototypes or to serve as stopgap bridge tooling, they are starting to receive greater attention for production work. This shop’s approach to creating aluminum molds in one day to three weeks is the same for each of these situations.
The acquisition will enable Sko-Die to diversify the segments it currently serves.
A plastics manufacturer with in-house moldmaking explores a different option for applying additive manufacturing to making mold tooling.
Standardized parameters for specific material and cutting tool combinations help this hard milling specialist manage a highly varied workload with minimal labor.
A Chicago-area maker of mechanical seals purchased the die maker adjacent to it in the same building. The seal maker’s CEO says the way to expand is by capitalizing on the opportunities that come.
It almost certainly will. As the Whitehall Township Tooling Coalition nears the end of the tax incentive that led to its creation, this alliance of eight tool and die shops finds so much value in the partnership that the group is on track to last. Here are lessons in how and why to enter into an alliance of shops.