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Blow molds.

R.J. ABRAMO ASSOCIATES

Engineering and toolmaking capabilities for injection blow and injection stretch blow molding using AutoCad and advanced Pro-E technologies. Product development, product design, tool design and modeling with multiple transfer protocol for AutoCad and Pro-E. Mold construction capabilities for product development, unit cavity and production tooling. In-house mold sampling and development services including mold startup. Complete systems integration capabilities for implant set-up including project management, molding and plant equipment specifications, and training. Consulting and training seminars for processing, mold installation, mold maintenance, and mold and equipment startup procedures.

ACRO TOOL CO., INC.

Designs and builds blow molds. General machining of mold accessories, fixtures and jigs. Precision CNC lathe, engraving, milling, grinding, and model-making.

AIRO TOOL & MANUFACTURING

Manufactures extrusion blow molds. Complete design services, and machining methods. Secondary tooling includes striker plates and shims, cutting sleeves, detabber assemblies, dies and mandrels, pins and bushings, trim nests, and patented guide-pin and alignment bushing.

ALLIED TOOL, INC.

Designs and builds blow molds and tooling utilizing CAD/CAM. Repairs and reconditions existing molds. Supplies product design, mold engineering, and replacement machine components (clamp and head parts) for Uniloy, Liberty, and other machines.

ALLOY TOOL & MOLD MFG. CORP.

Blow molds, injection blow molds, stretch blow molds, and associated tooling for medical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, personal-care, food, beverage, automotive, household and industrial chemical containers. Technical center offers CAD/CAM and CNC design services. Repair, refurbishing, and revision of molds.

BEKUM AMERICA CORP.

Blow molds for injection blow, reheat blow, and products up to 750-gal capacity for extrusion blow molding. Testing and prototyping facilities for all molds and all resins, including coextrusion and industrial applications.

BLOW MOLD TOOLING (1972) LTD.

Molds for extrusion blow, injection-blow, and stretch-blow processes, including bottles from 3 cc to 20 liters for food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and beverages. Product and mold design, models, masters, hand-made samples, mold manufacture and testing, after-sale service, and trouble-shooting. Molds made from aircraft aluminum, beryllium-copper, NAK-55, tool steels, and stainless steels. Jomar 115 machine for testing injection blow molds.

BROADWAY COMPANIES, INC.

Specializes in high-quality blow molds for high-volume production of carbonated-beverage containers. Molds of aircraft-grade aluminum or steel in sizes from 6 oz to 5 gal. Models, duplicating, EDM, CAD, mold design, construction, repair, and prototype development.

CAPTIVE PLASTICS, INC.

Specializes in injection-blow molds for containers and specialty parts. Design facilities, duplicators, tracer lathes, precision-forming grinders, EDM, jig-boring machines, and pantograph engraving equipment.

CENTURY DIE CO.

Designs, builds, and repairs aluminum and beryllium-copper blow molds. Specializes in multidie manufacturing for beverage and container industries as well as automotive, toy, and custom manufacturers. Ethernet-linked CNCs enable repeatability and rapid turnaround of molds.

COMPACT MOLD MIDWEST

Custom and stock blow molds of various shapes range from 1/2 oz to 10 gal. Specializes in extrusion and stretch-blow molds for food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and personal-care products. Also injection-blow molds and molds for automotive parts. Services include product drawings, mold engineering, models, mold texturing, and engraving. Utilizes CNC machine tools and CAD/CAM. Makes repairs and major mold modifications. Standard mold parts and different styles of detabbers in stock.

CONTECO MANUFACTURING LTD.

Blow molds for 20-ml to 360-liter containers. Full mold design, testing, and fabrication services using the latest computerized technology.

ELECTRA FORM, INC.

Molds for injection stretch-blow molding.

FGH SYSTEMS, INC.

Complete blow molding packages to 32 gal in conjunction with B&W/JCI Blow Molding Machines of Germany. CAD/CAM and CNC mold-design and manufacturing services, mold repair - including aluminum and beryllium-copper welding, mold sampling, preproduction runs, training, and start-up services.

F.G.L. PRECISION WORKS LTD.

Specializes in large blow molds. CAD/CAM and EDM services. Applications include construction, transportation/automotive, computer housings, shipping pallets, containers, playground equipment, household items, toys, garden supplies/furniture, and pool panels.

FREMONT PLASTIC MOLDS

Manufactures industrial blow molds, specializing in moving functions and unscrew devices. Tooling services include design, CNC machining, and model-making.

HEISE INDUSTRIES INC.

Designs and manufactures extrusion blow and injection blow molds made from aircraft-grade aluminum, beryllium-copper, and a range of specialty and general steels. Full design capabilities from initial product development, mold design and construction utilizing SDRC "Ideas" 3-D solids software fully integrated with CNC machines. Supplies initial part samples for evaluation and all related tooling.

New division, Heise PET Technology, supplies blow molds for single-step, or blow molds and preform molds for two-step bottle production.

New joint venture in Mexico City, EB y Heise manufactures blow molds for Mexican and South American markets.

HOBSON MOULD WORKS, INC.

Blow molds for all types of resins and part configurations, specializing in industrial molds for engineering resins. Utilizes CAD and CNC machining, Pro-E, Camax, Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM), EDM, gun drill, fitting press, and engraving machinery. Materials include P-20 tool steel, cast aluminum, aluminum plate (6061, 7075 and QC-7), beryllium-copper, and lamina bronze. Product development, mold sampling, mold repair, model-making, cast cavities, engraving, and duplicating.

THE IRISH MOLDMAKING CORP., LTD.

Consortium of toolmaking companies based in Ireland offering a full range of tooling, including blow molds.

ITALIAN TRADE COMMISSION

More than 150 Italian companies manufacture extrusion and injection blow molds for packaging, industrial applications (automotive parts), and toy making.

JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. PLASTICS MACHINERY DIV.

Complete line of blow molding and structural foam systems with full range of services from package design and assembly to delivery and system installation support. Offers a broad line of blow molding machinery (Uniloy) for containers ranging from small pharmaceutical containers to large industrial parts such as plastic drums and fuel tanks and other applications for toys, recreational products, automotive, and dairy, food, household and chemical containers.

JOMAR CORP.

Injection-blow tooling services include product and tool design, sample tooling, production tooling, and automatic take, away equipment. Manufacturing facilities for injection-blow machines and tooling, plus layout and installation assistance. In-house mold testing at R&D center. (See ad p. 120-Tab.)

KENNEDY TOOL-DIE, INC.

Extrusion blow molds for containers from 1 oz to 82 gal. Molds for handled bottles, dairy gallons, toys, automotive parts, specializing in complex configurations. All operations computerized.

KNIGHT TOOL WORKS LTD.

Extrusion and injection-blow molds, both production and prototype, plus all associated tooling. Specializes in neck-finish construction and downstream tooling. CAD engineering/design, machining, modeling, and mold repair. Blow molds made from aluminum, beryllium-copper and a full range of steels. Low-volume blow molded containers to 64 oz.

LIBERTY MOLD & DUPLICATING CO.

Specialized maker of small injection-blow molds and related tooling.

LOWRY MFG., INC.

Blow molds with cut duplicated cavities, EDM, and cast cavities.

M.C. MOLDS INC.

Builds extrusion blow molds and trim tooling. Product and tool design. Specializes in tooling for packaging and interior automotive parts. Services include model making and mold reconditioning.

MODERN TOOLS DIV. LIBBY-OWENS-FORD CO.

Medium-size to large blow molds made from aluminum, kirksite, and beryllium-copper.

NORTH ONTARIO MOULD CO., LTD.

Blow molds for plastic bottles. CAD/CAM, CNC machining, EDM, and digitizing capabilities. Services from concept to product design and finished tooling. Also repair and maintenance services.

PLASTI-CAST MOLD & PRODUCTS CO.

Cast and fabricated aluminum molds. Specialty in nickel plating, mirror polishing, textured surfaces, machining and mounting of molds.

PORTAGE CASTING & MOLD INC.

Cast or machined aluminum blow molds. Pattern and model-making services, in-house mold-design, on-site aluminum foundry, and complete moldmaking shop. Cast molds to 18,000 lb. CNC cut molds to 8 x 22 ft.

R&D TOOL AND ENGINEERING, INC.

Designs and manufactures extrusion blow molds and PET blow molds for single- and two-stage processes. Provides complete services from product design, preform design to sampling and installation.

RAO DESIGN ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.

Specializes in designing and building container blow molds, both for extrusion and injection blow, and offers all related tooling. Molds for standard shapes from 1 oz to 1 gal available from stock. Prototypes also offered. Has several extrusion blow and injection blow molding machines. Also molds for containers to 1200 liters.

RCO ENGINEERING, INC.

Production blow molds and prototypes. Complete design and engineering services.

RYKA BLOW MOLDS LTD.

Services include design, engineering, manufacture, process consultation, and in-house testing facilities utilizing CAD/CAM. Product development includes stretch-blow PET and regular polyethylene packaging applications. Also automotive and industrial applications. Internet with digital photography available for evaluation requirements.

SARCOL INC.

Complete pattern, foundry, and finishing operations for steel, beryllium-copper, and beryllium-nickel molds. Ability to deal with irregular shapes and parting lines, as well as casting 3-D grain. Molds made for plastic, die cast, rubber, RIM, blow and glass industries.

SCHULZE TOOL CO.

Extrusion blow molds and injection stretch blow molds for container and industrial markets. Uses 3-D CAD with modem transfer and 4-D CAM for engineering and manufacturing with CNC and digitizing capabilities. Services include product and tool design, patterns, models; mold repairs and modifications and processing service assistance; and head tooling, transfer, and trim-tooling accessories.

SEAJAY MFG. CORP.

Extrusion blow molds for all markets. Services include product development on CAD/CAM with CNC machining centers. Specialties include reconditioning, conversion, and repairs to existing molds. Prototyping available. (See ad this page.)

SNIDER MOLD CO., INC.

Designs and builds large blow molds in machined aluminum and steel.

STAN-CAST, INC.

Complete moldmaking facility with CNC EDM duplicating and foundry to cast tool steel, aluminum, and beryllium-copper. Ceramic and pressure castings available.

TECHNOMOULD INC.

Blow molds from machined and cast aluminum, bronze, and beryllium-copper. Stencils from electroformed nickel shells.

UNICAST DEVELOPMENT CORP.

Injection and blow molds in beryllium-copper, steel, and aluminum alloys. Molds and inserts precision-cast from a pattern or model of part, or from a computer generated stereo-lithography (SLA) pattern. Casting process involves making a precision ceramic foundry mold into which alloy is cast. Process is suitable for producing rapid-prototype or production molds. Licenses process.

WALKER PATTERN & MOLD INC.

Extrusion blow molds for 2-ml containers to 55-gal drums. Also molds for double-wall construction and blow/form/fill/seal. CAD/CAM data exchange and digitizing. Equipped with CNC machines.

WENTWORTH MOULD AND DIE CO.

Specializes in design and manufacture of blow molds for the PET and extrusion process for all types of consumer plastic containers from bottles to drums. Molds are made from stainless-steel, beryllium-copper, aluminum, or specialty materials.

WHEELER BOYCE CO.

Full service mold manufacturer offering engineering services, model making, both cast aluminum and CNC rotational and blow molds, spider fabrication, repair-revision services, and component parts.
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Title Annotation:1998/1999 Manufacturing Handbook & Buyers' Guide
Publication:Plastics Technology
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Date:Aug 1, 1998
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