DIE/MOLD

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Die Makers Adapt to Challenges All Machine Shops Face

Die shops offer examples of adapting to the skills shortage and excelling at difficult machining. Plus, why reshoring should begin with die tooling.
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Die/Mold

Video: The Importance of Reshoring Mold and Die Manufacturing

The die and mold tooling sector controls a manufacturing market more than 10 times larger than the market this tooling is used in. Experts discuss why the price savings of offshoring tooling misses the total cost of sending tooling work away.
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Die/Mold

Modern Machine Shop Talks Die Machining, Moldmaking and Leadtime Leaders

Emily Probst, senior editor of Modern Machine Shop magazine talks with Christina Fuges, executive director of MoldMaking Technology magazine, about 2020 Leadtime Leader Award winner Precise Tooling Solutions and the lessons this moldmaker can teach CNC machine shops.

Holemaking

Unisig's USC-2M, USC-3M Gundrilling Machines Designed for Productive Moldmaking

Unisig has introduced two models for its USC-M series designed to provide moldmakers with higher productivity in milling and deep-hole drilling applications.

Holemaking

Guided TA Tool Overcomes Cross-Hole Drilling Hurdles in Moldmaking

Allied Machine & Engineering’s Guided TA drill for moldmaking applications is used for producing water lines.

Die/Mold

Die Maker Describes Five-Day Build for Tool Urgently Needed for Coronavirus Ventilator Production

Running 11 five-axis machines simultaneously, a die maker reduced a five week lead time to just five days. Here’s how. 
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Die/Mold

One Auto Parts Supplier's Shift to Ventilators: Now Making 1000s of Parts per Week on Die Delivered in Days

GM applying its supply chain expertise to enable successes such as aiding this ventilator maker to expand sourcing for 700 parts.
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Die/Mold

Mold Maker Announces 5-Part Coronavirus Response

Plans for protecting people and lead times alike involve not only concrete action, but also clear communication.
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Aerospace

Does Asia's Low-Cost Manufacturing Option Still Make Sense?

As U.S.-based companies try to stay ahead of COVID-19, global supply chains are under renewed scrutiny. Are uncertainties and delays caused by global crises worth the short-term cost savings?
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Die/Mold

Because of the Tariff on Mold Tooling, This Indiana Mold Shop’s Business is Now Booming

U.S. molders are now buying their tooling from U.S. mold builders. Precise Tooling Solutions illustrates this, and its owner makes the case for why the tariff matters.
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