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INJECTION MOLDS.

A-1 TOOL CORP.

Small to 25-ton molds, specializing in larger molds for appliances, housewares and automotives. CNC machining and CAD/CAM. Prototype tooling. Sampling facility from 400 to 3000 tons.

ABA-PGT INC.

Specializes in mold-making for small medical or industrial products such as fine pitch gearing of all types, timing belt pulleys, and cams.

Also high-precision fully hardened injection molding dies and cavity components. Frames are either alloy or stainless steel at Rockwell C52-58. Types include hot- or cold-runner, mechanical side-action, back or tunnel gating, multiple stage ejection, single or high cavitation, and interchangeable cavity or dedicated.

ACCURA TOOL & MOLD INC.

Specializes in molds for closure and medical industries. Offers on time delivery guarantee.

ACCURATE MOULD CO., LTD.

Injection molds for automotive products, closures, pharmaceuticals, containers, electronics and toys.

ADVANCE MOLD & MFG., INC.

Precision production molds designed on CAD. Most components premanufactured for faster deliveries.

ADVANCED TOOL TECHNOLOGY, INC.

Utilizing Pro-Engineer, CNC EDM, Wire EDM and CNC milling, specializes in engineering through mold sampling on multimold packages, tight tolerances, short deliveries, and duplicate molds. Complete engineering on the mold, its electrodes, and EDM drop locations.

AGGRESSIVE TOOL & DIE, INC.

Molds for thermoplastics in all shapes, configurations, and sizes.

AKROMOLD INC.

Specializes in medium to large molds for injection, compression, structural foam, extrusion blow molds, and other processes.

Offers 2-D CAD; 3-D CAD/CAM; large CNC machining; small and large high-speed CNC machining, grinding, polishing; small and large EDM; large CNC EDM, sawing, gun drilling, CMM inspection; and injection and compression mold tryout. Can lift up to 34 tons.

ALLCRAFT MOLD

Designs, builds, and repairs precision injection molds using CNC machining. Also automatic molds.

ALLIED PLASTIC MOLD, INC.

Builds molds with automatic unscrewing, cam action, hot runners, and insulated hot probes. Also high-production multicavity tooling. Applications from cosmetics and pharmaceutical packaging to household items. Complete in-house design and CNC machining.

ALLMAND ENTERPRISES

Design and construction of prototype and low-volume injection molds, specializing in zinc-alloy (kirksite) and aluminum tooling. Tool guarantees for the life of the program. Q-l and ISO 9002 certified.

ALPHA MOLD, LLC

Designs and builds injection molds from simple single-cavity to high-precision, multicavity tools and also specialty molds including thin wall, multishot and thixomolding. Molds are designed on Unigraphics or ProEngineer CAD software and built using machining or EDM manufacturing methods. Mold tryouts on 220-ton Husky thin-wall press or other presses up to 500 tons. Prototype or preproduction parts as well as part Inspection. ISO 9001.

ALPHA MOLD WEST INC.

Prototype and production molds for up to 300-ton presses. PRO/E CAD system for close-tolerance intricate molds such as shuttle and rotary table insert molds, hot-runner and unscrewing molds. Mold tryout capability with 88- and 200-tom presses.

AMERICAN MOLD CORP.

Engineers and builds injection molds for thermoplastics. Specializes in single- and multiple-cavity production tools ranging from 90- to 1000-ton presses. Complete in-house capabilities utilizing CAD/CAM design and programming for 3-D surface modeling and CNC 3-D contour machining.

ANSON MANUFACTURING INC.

Designs and builds injection molds primarily for thermoplastics. Also structural foam tools. Industries served include electronics, housewares, automotive, and dairy. Engraving, duplicating, polishing and repair services.

ARE-KAY TOOL, INC.

Designs and manufactures high-precision and high-production steel injection molds. Insert, automatic unscrewing, and encapsulating molds.

ARLEN TOOL CO. LTD.

Designs and manufactures injection, compression and blow molds for automotive prototype and production tooling including part-design support. ISO 9001 certified. Tooling for 500- to 2000-ton presses.

ASHEBORO MOLD & DESIGN INC.

Manufactures thermoplastic injection molds for machines from 30- to 300-tons. Specializes in mold repairs, modifications and engineering changes to existing tools utilizing CAD/CAM, CNC machining and wire EDM.

ATCO PLASTICS, INC.

Specializes in precision injection molds and molding using engineering thermoplastics. Full in-house design and moldmaking capabilities include CAD/CAM, CNC machining, and CNC EDM.

AXXICON MOLDS ATLANTA INC.

Develops and manufactures injection molds for optical and magnetic-optical data carriers such as CD-audio/rom, DVD, mini-disc and similar formats.

AZTEC TOOL CO. INC.

Designs and manufactures precision multicavity molds using CAD/CAM and CNC EDM. Development, prototype tooling, high-output production molds, and testing. Production molding in "lights out" facility.

B&B MOLD & ENGINEERING, INC.

Production and prototype tools for thermoplastic and thermoset injection molding. Mold repair and design, and product development services.

B&B PRECISION TOOL CO.

Designs and builds injection and compression molds for thermoplastics and thermosets using 2-D, 3-D and Solid Part Data. Equipped with CNC, CAD/CAM, CNC wire EDM, CNC EDM, CNC machining, and CNC electrode machining.

BA DIE MOLD, INC.

Molds for thermosets and thermoplastics from prototype to production. Specializes in runnerless molding systems, automatic unscrewing and multi-action molds. Uses EDS Unigraphics CAD/CAM system, and DNC and direct-data transfer to three- and four-axis CNC machines. Services include design, assistance during installation and testing, in-house sampling and first-article inspections.

BALLEK DIE MOLD, INC.

Designs and manufactures injection molds for thermoplastics, thermosets and insert molds. All types of molds including hot-runner, manifold, three-plate and stripper-plate. CNC, EDM, mold repair and tryout services on all molds, plus insert molding.

BAUMBACH ENGINEERING CO., INC.

Custom injection molds for thermoplastics.

Also product development, mold design, repair and tryout.

BENTLEY TOOL INC.

Designs and builds injection molds for machines from 75 to 2000 tons. Serves automotive and other industries. Will repair existing molds.

BERMER TOOL & DIE, INC.

Specializes in design and building of optical-quality lens molds as well as insulated hot-runner and three-plate molds. Wire EDM, CNC machining centers, Moore Jig grinding, and optical polishing. Mold tryout prior to shipping (40- to 400-ton capacity).

BEVERLY PATTERN, INC.

Thermoplastic and thermoset molds for injection molding, structural foam, vac-forming, and compression molds. Short-run tooling available. Product engineering, mold design and repair, model making, cavity casting, hobbing, engraving, and duplicating.

WILL BINDER MOLD LTD.

Designs and builds small to medium injection molds, specializing in medium-sized tools utilizing pre-hardened cores and cavities. CAD/CAM equipped.

BOUCHERIE USA

High-precision injection molds and hot-runner systems. Specializes in bi-component molds.

HARRY L. BRAUN CO.

Complex-action, close-tolerance molds to 4000 lb for electronics, medical, aerosol, gears, communications and instruments. Mold design, CAD/CAM, sampling, first-article inspection, and mold repair.

BROADWAY MOLD INC.

Specializes in close-tolerance molds for high-volume production. Mold engineering, construction, repair, prototype development, model-making, CAD, including disc integration. Markets served include PET preforms, rigid plastic packaging, fine ceramics, etc.

BTM TOOLING INC.

Designs and builds steel injection, thermoset, and prototype aluminum/soft steel molds. Services automotive sector with molds for exterior/interior components and lighting. Full CAD/CAM capabilities, 10 CNC machining centers, three CNC EDMs, and two CMM machines with laser digitizing capabilities. ISO 9001/94 KPMG registered.

BUILD-A-MOLD LTD.

Full service facility for medium to large molds. Services include product design and development, computer modeling, models and prototypes, tool design and building services, tool tryouts to 3000-ton presses, lost core tool tryouts, mold-maintenance and repair, and full CAD/CAM system.

Specializes in lost core tooling, all forms of injection thermoplastic tooling, compression tooling and injection compression tooling, gas assist tooling, in-mold decorating tooling, and in-mold assembly tooling.

BURBAK COMPANIES

Prototype and production injection molds.

BURGER ENGINEERING, INC.

Specializes in precision injection molds, industrial automation, and contract machining. Mold-building capabilities include prototype aluminum molds, short-run molds, and complex Class I molds.

CAC MOLD CORP.

Builds and designs injection molds for presses to 1500 tons. All types of standard and hot-runner molds including stack, two-color, shuttle, collapsible-core, thin-wall container, and unscrewing molds. Three-station CAD/CAM system drives four CNC vertical machining centers, CNC lathe, and CNC EDM. Also grinding equipment, conventional smaller milling machines, boring mills, lathes, and pantograph. Four conventional EDM machines produce a variety of core and cavity configurations.

CACO PACIFIC CORP.

Precision multicavity molds for injection and injection blow molding, especially hot-runner and stack molds. Multimold programs a specialty. Molds fully engineered and built to close tolerances for dimensional accuracy, parts interchangeability, mold longevity, and ease of maintenance. Molds tested and debugged with machines of 100-500 tons. CAD/CAM mold design, complete mold-base department, CNC programming and machining, EDM, I.D./O.D. and jig grinding.

CACOOSING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Custom thermoplastic moldmaking services include aluminum tooling for prototype and small production runs; basic Class 3+ tooling for 10,000 to 100,000 pieces/year; and advanced Class 1 and 2 tooling for large volumes, using CNC and EDM machining.

CANAM TOOLS LTD.

Designs and builds small to large injection molds and structural foam molds to 15 tons, using CAD/CAM. Serves automotive, appliances, and housewares. Specializes in hot-runner and valve-gated molds for prototype or production.

CANAMATIC MOULD CO. LTD.

Designs and builds quality thermoplastic and thermoset molds, and die-cast dies. In-house capabilities include jig grinding, CAD/CAM, NC EDM equipment.

CAPTIVE PLASTICS, INC.

Specializes in building molds for unscrewing closures and other packaging components. Three tool shops and complete design facilities. Automatic cavity duplication, 2-D tracer lathes, EDM, precision-forming grinders, tape-controlled lathes, jig-boring machines and pantograph engraving units.

CARSON TOOL & MOLD

Precision injection molds using CAD/CAM design and programming coupled with CNC machining centers and EDM. In-house mold sampling to 450 tons. Runnerless and hot-runner molds, automatic unscrewing, cam-action, and insert molds.

CATALINA TOOL & MOLD, INC.

Specializes in close-tolerance, high-production, multicavity molds for thermoplastic injection molding, including automatic unscrewing and hot-manifold molds. Utilizes CAD/CAM (Pro-Engineer) to help meet quick deliveries. Mold design, sampling and qualification, tryout, and short-run molding.

CAVAFORM INTERNATIONAL, LLC

Injection mold cavities for difficult deep shapes using Cavaform cold-forming process. Cavities are produced by cold swaging 420 and 440 stainless steel (or most other tool steels) around a hardened male mandrel, reproducing the form and finish to a high degree.

Also builds high-production automatic injection molds using Mold Masters hot-runner technology. Special use of horizontal hot-tip and miltitip applications for medical disposables, writing instruments and closures.

CELOTTO TOOL & MOULD CO. LTD.

Designs and builds medium-sized molds and prototypes using CAD/CAM. Repairs damaged molds.

CENTENNIAL MOLD INC.

Designs and builds all types of injection molds, including shuttle molds, over-molding, hot-runner, and lost core molds. Aluminum prototype and steel production tools up to 38 x 78 in. Services include programming CAD/CAM and EDM, and repairs.

CHAMBERLAIN PHIPPS MATERIALS (CANADA) LTD.

Molds (generally aluminum) for PVC, TPE, and polyurethane. Various die-sinking machines available. One is a two-headed reverse image that can put on shrinkages. Pressure casting in aluminum and model/pattern making.

CHICAGO MOLD ENGINEERING CO., INC.

Thermoplastic and thermoset molds from the smallest "MUD" unit up to 60 x 120 in. and weighing over 75,000 lb. Solid modeling and conventional surfacing from wire-frame using ProEngineer, Unigraphics and Computervision CAD/CAM systems. Complete mold-repair, NC machining, gun drilling, and jig grinding services.

CLARICH MOLD CORP.

Molds for thermoplastic and thermoset injection molding. Mold design and repair, engraving, and duplicating.

A.E. COLE CO.

Injection molds for appliances, automotive, and medical parts, including hot-runner systems and unscrewing molds. Utilizes CAD/CAM, CNC machining for high tolerances, and EDM machining for quality, interchangeability and tight tolerances. Offers MUD and Round-Mate inserts and molds to 4500 lb. Specializes in 3-D solids and surfacing using Pro-Engineer, SmartCam and AutoCad.

COLONIAL MACHINE CO.

Designs and builds molds to 20,000 lb for injection, compression, counter pressure, structural foam, and all types of hot-runner systems. Specializes in automatic unscrewing molds and collapsible cores. In-house engineering with CAD/CAM design (Pro Engineering and Cadkey) and programming (2-D and 3-D). CNC machining centers and EDM.

COLUMBIA PRODUCTS, INC.

Line of standard injection, compression, and die cast mold bases, cavity-retainer sets, and mold plates. Standard and custom mold bases. Special machining capabilities include finished or rough blind and through bores and pockets, gun-drilled holes, guided ejector system and additional hardware.

COMET DIE & ENGRAVING CO.

Injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Hobbing, texturing, engraving, and duplicating. CAD/CAM and design facilities.

COMET TOOL CO., INC.

High-precision, close-tolerance injection molds for thermoplastics. Specializes in hot runner, unscrewing and stack molds for closures (dispensing, tamper-evident, and child resistant). Serves consumer and healthcare markets.

In-house engineering services include product design and development, mold design and material selection. Utilizes 3-D SDRC systems to view mold and part function prior to production. Employs CAD/CAM and complete CNC programming and machining. All tooling is sampled and validated on-site.

CONDOR TOOL & MFG., INC.

Injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Four CNC mills handle up to 48 x 60 in. mold bases and inserts. CNC lathe with a swing of 21 in. EDM and grinding standard, yet multiple cavities completed with a minimum of carbon manufacturing as well as round and/or unscrewing molds, custom sleeves, and soft and hard core pins. Design in Cadkey and CAM done in Surfeam.

CONTECO MANUFACTURING LTD.

Injection molds from utility to high-technology applications. Mold design, testing, and computerized fabrication.

COURTESY CORP.

Offers product/part design, prototyping, injection mold design, precision mold building, cleanroom injection molding, cleanroom assembly, surface modification and coating services. Specializes in stack molds, multicavity hot-runner and automatic unscrewing molds. ISO 9002 certified and GMP compliant.

CREST MOLD TECHNOLOGY INC.

Specializes in the design and manufacture of small to medium close-tolerance injection molds using CAD/CAM, CNC, CNC/EDM, and wire EDM machinery.

CRISCI TOOL & DIE, INC.

Complete design and mold construction utilizing CAD/CAM, CNC machining, and CNC vertical and wire EDM. Specializes in multicavity tools for injection molding, multibase insert molding shuttle tools. All molds sampled and debugged prior to shipment.

CROWN MOLD & DESIGN, INC.

Designs and manufactures injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Specializes in smaller precision parts using Mastercam and Cadkey. Repair and revisions on all types of molds.

CUSTOM MOLD & DESIGN

Designs and builds high-quality, close-tolerance molds for commercial, medical, electronic, and automotive markets. Utilizes Cadkey 2-D design, ProEngineer and Unigraphics 3-D solids, and CNC technology. Provides tooling for small, intricate parts to complex molds weighing over 6000 lb.

CUSTOM MOLD & TOOL

Designs and builds custom injection molds using CAD/CAM design and programming. Conventional, CNC, EDM, and wire EDM machining for all types of molds to 2500 lb. Electronic transfer of data via fax or Internet. Mold repairs, design modifications, new inserts, prototypes and short-run machined part production.

DELTA TECH MOLD, INC.

Designs and builds precision, high-quality injection molds, including cold-runner, hot-runner, and stack molds for high-volume programs. Max. size is 30 x 40 in. Multicavity tooling with interchangeable cavities and cores. CAD/CAM, CNC machining centers, EDM with robot, and in-house moldflow analysis, along with sampling on presses from 120 to 420 tons for mold debugging. Patented rapid prototyping using actual material available.

DEL-TOOL CO, INC.

Designs and builds all types of high-precision thermoplastic and thermoset molds, including hot-runner, unscrewing, shuttle and two-color rotary molds. Full contouring capabilities working from DXF and IGES electronic transfer files. Complete 3-D design and modeling services. Latest CNC machining and CAD/CAM technology. CNC sinker and wire EDM. Hole-shooting 6000 lb capacity.

DELUXE DIE MOLD INC.

Designs and builds medium- to large-size molds up to 40,000 lb using CAD/CAM and CNC machining.

DEM-CAV TOOL AND MOULD INC.

Conventional edge-gate, hot-runner, insulated-runner, and plastic injection molds. Also prototype molds. CNC machining and CAD/CAM. Specializes in automotive and housewares.

DERWICH INDUSTRIES

Small precision molds for injection molding thermoplastics. Automatic tooling, product engineering, repair, tryout, and small production runs.

DIAMOND TOOL & DIE CO.

Molds to 10,000 lb for appliances, business machines, and automotive. Camming and lifter molds requiring fully automatic operation. Complete mold-design, CAD/CAM with Unigraphics software, CNC machines, and mold tryout.

DIE-MOLD TOOL LTD.

Specializes in automatic tooling for all types of thermoplastic pipe fittings. Custom CNC machining, product development, and mold design.

DIETOOLING DIV.

CAD designs, builds, and repairs small-to medium-size molds. EDM, duplicating, welding, CNC milling, and close-tolerance CNC contour turning to Rc 60. Mold component and first-article inspection on CMM. Refurbishes or upgrades existing molds.

DI-KAR TOOL CORP.

Builds small to medium-sized injection molds, including shuttle and rotary insert tooling. Specializes in pre-hardened prototype cores and cavities, new or replacement mold parts, and repair of damaged or old tools.

D-M-E CO.

Over 10,000 combinations of standard mold bases and a variety of mold plates, retainer sets, and cavity-insert blocks and rounds. Pre-engineered ejector pins, runnerless and sprueless molding systems, mold-heater temperature- and process-control systems.

DOLLINS TOOL, INC.

Engineering and construction of multicavity high-speed-stack injection molds for packaging, houseware and medical products. Repair and overhaul of injection molds.

DUERR TOOL & DIE CO., INC.

Designs and builds precision injection molds for thermoplastics. Complete CAD/CAM capabilities utilizing ProEngineer. Prototyping and product design services. In-house injection molding on 33 machines. Machine sizes 3.5-oz, 55-ton machines to 232-oz, 850-ton machines. Complete decorating, finishing and assembly services.

DURAMOULD PLASTICS INC.

Injection molds up to 500-ton capacity. Uses CAD/CAM and handles electronic files. Insert molding, encapsulation, two-shot, and unscrewing molds. Complete testing and dimensioned part submission on all tools up to 300-ton capacity.

DYNAMIC ENGINEERING, INC.

Molds from miniature to 6000 lb for applications that include medical and electronics. Services include prototyping, production, and pretesting.

DYNAMIC TOOL & DESIGN, INC.

Designs and builds injection molds with close tolerances, multiple cavities, and multiple actions. Specializes in stack molds, unscrewing molds, and molds for thin wall parts. Utilizes CAD/CAM, CNC, CNC EDM, and wire EDM. Will work with customer-supplied Pro-E models and/or wire-frames, and send and receive data via modem or E-mail.

ECHO MOLDING, INC.

Custom injection molding. Designs and builds steel and aluminum injection molds for machines up to 700 tons. Tooling, EDM, and repair services.

EFFICIENT DIE & MOLD

Designs and builds medium- to large-size injection and compression molds for the automotive and truck industries. Full CAD/ CAM capabilities.

ELECTRA FORM, INC.

Designs and manufactures precision injection molds. PET preform molds for beverage and food packaging, and custom molds for automotive, medical, electronic, and consumer goods. Technical service, mold repair, and mold refurbishing for worn molds and components.

ELECTROMOLD/GRIFFITH ENTERPRISES, INC.

Makes cavities using a special electroforming process said to result in very precise detail and high accuracy. Can repair or modify steel mold parts. In-house design, internal/external grinding, and EDM.

ELECTRONIC DEVELOPMENT LABS, INC.

Designs, builds, and rebuilds hot-runner, insulated-runner, cam, unscrewing, short-run aluminum, and beryllium molds. Full 3-D CAD/CAM for prototyping, design and development. Can build or rebuild molds to 36 x 36 in. and is equipped with forklifts, overhead trolley, conventional EDMs, CNC EDM, CNC mills and lathes, and grinders. Molding capability to 450 tons.

ENTERPRISE IRELAND

IMC is a consortium of nine toolmaking companies based in Ireland offering a full range of tooling. Designs, engineers and manufactures high quality molds for multinational companies worldwide. Latest technology in CAD/ CAM and CNC equipment. Serves computer, electrical, medical, and other industries.

EPW INC.

Supplier of molds and tooling for injection molding, blow molding, RIM molding, and molds for other processes. Prototype and production molds made from epoxy laminates, aluminum-backed epoxy lined, cast-to-size aluminum, aluminum-backed nickel shells, and machined aluminum or steel.

Full services offering in-house tooling design, engineering, CAD/CAM, CNC machining, contour digitizing, CMM inspection (including third party), model and pattern making facilities. Capable of handling large tooling projects such as automotive interior door tooling. RIM molding and prototyping in-house facility.

EVERSON TOOL AND MACHINE, LTD.

Specializes in molds with complex 3-D geometry and uses 3-D CAD/CAM, CNC machining, CNC wire EDM, and CNC sinker EDM. Molds from small single-cavity prototypes to large multicavity molds (up to 30 x 40 in.) include hot-runner, three-plate, stripper, and side-action molds.

FAIRWAY MOLDS, INC.

Specializes in precision high-cavitation, multi-action and multimaterial molds that adhere to close tolerances. Also builds cap, closure, and unscrewing molds. In-house design. Uses Bostomatics, wire EDM, 20 conventional and CNC EDMs, jig grinding, etc. Testing facility for molds has 85-, 150-and 375-ton molding machines.

FERRIOT INC.

Manufactures custom injection molds. Services include product and development assistance, mold engineering with computerized applications, rapid prototyping, in-plant mold tryouts, models, prototype tooling, beryllium-copper castings and duplicating patterns, finishing and cast cavities, Equipment includes CAD/CAM. Workstations are networked with NC machines.

F.G.L. PRECISION WORKS LTD.

Specializes in large injection molds. CAD/CAM and EDM services. Applications include construction, transportation/auto motive, computer housings, and household markets.

FRONTIER TOOL, INC.

Designs and manufactures hot-runner, threeplate, and stripper-plate molds. Sizes to 18 30 in. CNC, EDM, welding, mold repair and revisions.

GRUER MOLD & MACHINE CO., INC.

Designs and builds injection molds using CAD/CAM and CNC. Specializes in large aluminum and steel molds for structural foam.

GENERAL BINDING CORP.

Designs and builds close-tolerance molds from very small to molds weighing up to 2000 lb. Types include two-plate with sub-gating, three-plate with pin gating, and hot-runner or insulated-runner with hot probes.

G.M. TOOL CORP.

Injection and compression molds to 12,000 lb. CAD/CAM precision mold building. Industries served include automotive, computer, medical and consumer products. In house sampling from 50 to 700 tons.

GOUGLER INDUSTRIES

Products range from small inserts to 12,000-lb molds. In-house CAD/CAM design, programming and manufacturing, CNC machining, CNC EDM, DNC network, fitting and polishing. Builds gas assisted, hot-runner, valve-gated, and multiple internal action molds for automotive, computer, and medical industries. Repairs and revisions quoted. Mold sampling from 50 to 700 tons.

GR TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.

Serves as single source for development and execution of injection molded mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies, coordinating any project from concept to production. Uses concurrent engineering and design-for-manufacture and assembly (DFMA) techniques to produce products and components quickly and cost-effectively. Services include preliminary technical and financial analyses, concept and product development, complete simulation capabilities, modeling and prototyping, tooling design and construction.

GREENEVILLE TOOL & DIE CO., INC.

Designs and manufactures precision molds and sampling dies up to 4000 lb. Specialties are connector and hot-runner molds. Product development, mold repair, and contract EDM work (wire and ram).

HALE MOLDS, INC.

Designs and manufactures injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Specializes in small to medium-size prototype and production molds of all types including manifold, hot-runner, three-plate, stripper-plate, and two-shot configurations. Maintains tight tolerances. Mold-design facility uses CimLinc and STRIM100. In-house capabilities include CNC, sinker and wire EDM, CMM certification, and mold repairs.

HANSON MOLD

Designs and builds general-purpose thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds: insert, unscrewing, multiple-slide, prototype, cold-runner, runnerless, and automatic molds. Industries served include automotive, appliance, and business machines. In-house product development and mold tryout.

HASCO-INTERNORM CORP. WEST

Daughter company of Hasco-Normalien of Germany offers standard mold bases and components manufactured in the U.S. All mold bases built on modular principle, making all mold plates interchangeable, which enables the moldmaker to design a custom mold base with standard parts. Complete range of custom work is offered for special mold bases. Mold components include ejector blades machined and ground from one solid-steel blank, nitrided and through-hardened; early-return systems; friction pullers; ejector sleeves nitrided on the O.D. and I.D. or through-hardened; and "auto-sealing" plugs for heating/cooling channels.

HULL/FINMAC INC.

Complete range of manual, semi-production, and full-production molds for equipment from small lab machines to 500 tons or larger, including cold-runner/cold-manifold types for thermosets. Also modifies existing molds for use on new machines and rebuilds molds.

HUNTER MOLD & MFG., INC.

Designs and builds thermoplastic and thermoset molds. Automatic tools, product engineering, mold repair, model making, engraving, and CAD design and CAM machining of molds.

HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD.

Designs and builds hot runners for all plastic injection molding applications and single-face and Index molds for PET bottle preforms.

IDEAL MOLDS AND TOOLING

Designs and manufactures injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets, including hot-runner, three-plate, manifold, and stripper-plate types in sizes not exceeding 36 x 40 in. Does specialty work in the medical field. Uses software technology for building prototype or production tooling. Sampling done on premises.

IDEAL TOOL & MACHINE CO.

Builds prototype and production injection molds utilizing CAD/CAM, CNC, and EDM.

IMPERIAL TOOL AND PLASTICS CORP.

Designs and builds injection molds. Services include mold sampling, prototype and production molding.

INCOE CORP.

Designs runnerless molding systems using standard XRCII bushings with replaceable cast heaters, separate end caps and thermocouples. Provides complete injection half valve-gate systems, and both temperature and valve-gate control systems.

INFINITY PLASTICS LLC

Supplies precision, high-speed hot- and cold runner injection molds including insert and multishot tools. Specializes in close tolerance molds and molding for the medical, food/beverage and telecommunications markets. Closed-loop, all electric machines utilized in a cleanroom environment. Part design, material selection, mold testing, secondary operations, process development and validation services also provided.

ITALIAN TRADE COMMISSION

Provides information on Italian injection molds made by hundreds of small- and medium-sized companies for all industries.

IVANHOE TOOL & DIE CO. INC.

Utilizing CAD/CAM, designs and builds high-production, precision injection molds for packaging, medical and technical markets, especially where interchangeability is desired. Specializes in multicavity, hot-runner, automatic-unscrewing, and proprietary collapsible-core molds. Multimold projects for single or multiple components. Expertise in molds for parts with internal or external threads.

JANLER CORP.

Specializes in runnerless, rotating-core, and stack-mold systems for thermoplastics and thermosets. Has built a 2 x 16 unscrewing stack mold. CNC equipment including machining centers, EDM machines, and three-axis wire EDM, as well as ample complement of milling, grinding, turning, boring, cutting, profiling, and duplicating machinery. Product development, mold repair, tryout, and debugging.

JOWA ENTERPRISES INC.

Designs and manufactures molds utilizing CAD/CAM. Three dedicated CAD stations, two dedicated CAM stations, and two CNC mills. Tool room equipped to handle wide range of mold and tool requirements. Molds built include hot-runner, three-plate, stripper, unscrewing, shuttle, and two-color.

K&K TOOL LTD.

Complete toolmaking services include in-house engineering and local tryout facilities. Mold sizes to 12 tons. Experience in molds for crates and similar food-handling containers, as well as high-precision unscrewing closure molds. Also large stack molds, as well as molds for nitrogen gas injection, and automatic bi-component molds. Installs all commercially available hot-runner systems or will build and engineer custom-designed systems. A 250-ton Engel bi-component press on site for two-shot trials.

KDE SALES AND SERVICE, INC.

Injection molds to fit its high-speed, thin-wall injection molding machines from 330 to 550 tons. Total turnkey packages for closures and other high-volume, thin-wall applications.

KELLEMS & COE TOOL CORP.

Specializes in on-time delivery of molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Short-run tooling, in-house product development, mold design, mold repair and tryout.

KEY PLASTICS

Complete mold design, building, testing, and running facilities. Molds to 300 tons produced for consumer, medical, or automotive products.

K.N.T. PRECISION WORKS LTD.

Utilizing CAD/CAM/CAE, designs and builds injection molds for automotive, appliances, communications and industrial components. Services and refurbishes existing molds; provides technical advice and expertise for all tooling demands.

KRAS WORLDWIDE, INC.

Specializes in molds for presses from 12 to 250 tons. Also encapsulation systems, EMMI spiral flow, ASTM test sets, flash-test molds, prototype hand molds, mold reworking, and same-side gating conversion.

L&H PRECISION TOOL & MOLDING CO.

Injection molds for thermosets and thermoplastics. Specializes in multiple-action, close-tolerance, hot-runner, stack molds, and injection blow molding of small containers. Pantograph and EDM machinery permit pattern-making from drawings or prototypes.

LEIDEL CORP.

Designs and manufactures thermoplastic injection molds for cosmetics, packaging, and medical industries. Automatic unscrewing or stripped-thread closure and overcap molds. Also molds for small, high-precision engineering components requiring cam actions and/or automatic unscrewing with various gating and hot/cold-runner requirements. CAD/CAM, CNC ram EDM, CNC turning and four-axis milling, CNC continuous path cylindrical grinding and surface grinding, multiple-start contour-thread grinding, inspection and mold testing.

LEOMINSTER TOOL CO. INC.

Specializes in medium- to large-size molds with emphasis on contoured surfaces cut from CAD solid models. Company takes files via modem and works exclusively from electrodes and EDM.

LIBERTY MOLD & DUPLICATING CO.

Designs and builds precision injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Prototype tooling, multicavity production molds with interchangeable cavities and cores, cam action, automatic unscrewing, stack, collapsing core, or hot-runner systems depending on requirements. Equipped with CAD/CAM systems, CNC machining, EDM, hobbing, duplicating, engraving, mold repair, and mold polishing.

LINCOLN MOLD & DIE CORP.

Builds unscrewing, cam-action, stack, runnerless, and collapsing-core molds. Also molds for tamper-evident closures. Complete design facility utilizes nine-station solidsbased CAD/CAM system. CNC equipment fully integrated through a local network. SPC data collection implemented via computer software on coordinate-measuring machine and optical comparators. (See ad p. 228-Tab.)

LOWRY MFG. INC.

Designs and builds production and prototype injection molds for thermosets and thermoplastics, and molds for structural foam. Specialties include standard molds along with three-plate, hot-runner, insulated with subgates, cams and stripper-plates. Most molds made with heat-treated tool steel. Supplies cast cavities and machined aluminum. EDM, CNC, CAD/CAM, duplicating, pantograph, and in-house design services.

M2M INTERNATIONAL INC.

Builds tools for up to 700-ton presses. Services include CAD/CAM, CNC machining, EDM, and complete project management.

M2M INTERNATIONAL LTD.

Engineers and builds molds for up to 3000-ton presses. CAD/CAM, CNC machining, CNC EDM, wire EDM, and project management available on site.

MAJESTIC TOOL & MOLD LTD.

Manufactures and repairs injection molds using CAD/CAM, CNC milling centers, and CNC EDM.

MARLAND MOLD INC.

Offers CAD/CAM, CNC manufacturing, inhouse mold testing up to 500 tons, closure prototyping, and multimold programs. Molds have interchangeable components. Schedules via a fully integrated software system provide greater on-time delivery assurance.

MASTER INDUSTRIES, INC.

Specializes in sculpted contour shapes for injection molded thermoplastic auto-interior trim. Mold design, repair, tryout, model making, and cast cavities.

MASTER PRECISION MOLDS INC.

Products include a series of 11 test-specimen molds and multicolor, multimaterial molds. Automatic unscrewing, stripper-plate, and triple-plate molds; positive-return ejection, cam action, shuttle frames, and runnerless designs. Design, construction, and tryout for both standard and runnerless applications.

MASTER TOOL & MOLD INC.

Designs and builds close-tolerance injection molds. CAD/CAM and CNC machining and CNC EDM. Also compression molds.

MASTER UNIT DIE PRODUCTS

Supplies Quick-Change tooling systems based on companion insert molds interchanged in a single frame that remains in the molding machine. Frames available in one-, two-, and four-insert mold configurations. Adapter frame with companion ear plates bolted to an existing standard mold base gives that standard base quick-change capability. Water-manifold system allows quick connection to water source.

MATRIX TOOLING, INC.

Three-dimensional solid design and manufacture of complex injection molds. Capabilities include hot-runner tools, multicomponent tools, and tools that require all machining to be under magnification. Fully-integrated CAD/CAM system utilizing Unigraphics, Moldflow and Pro/Engineer. Injection molding from 20 to 200 tons from prototype to high-volume production. Optical (332 x 1 enlargement capability) and touch probe inspection equipment. SPC, capability studies, and first article inspections. Full qualification of tools and finished parts. ISO-9001 certified.

MERCURY TOOL AND MFG.

Designs and builds injection molds in sizes to 8000 lb, including hot-runner, unscrewing, collapsible-core, and structural foam molds. CAD systems fully integrated with CAM systems used to program CNC. Mold testing to 500-ton machines. Services available for short-run and long-run molding. Specialties include insert molding, engineering materials, and quick turnaround mold repair.

MINCO TOOL & MOLD, INC.

Twenty-four hour full service, ISO 9001 certified operation offering early supplier involvement, product and mold design, mold building, and tool validation that includes secondary operation and assembly. Twenty-four UG and Pro-E workstations dedicated to solids. Molds to 20,000 lbs. Industries served include automotive, telecommunications, and business machines.

MODERN MOLD, INC.

Molds, short lead times, high tolerance and complexity. Consulting in all plastic processes and part design.

MODERN MOLD & TOOL

Manufactures injection molds for low- to high-volumerequirements with emphasis in medical and electrical/electronic industries. Equipment includes SDRC IDEAS and CADRA CAD, CNC milling, CNC lathe, CNC EDM, and wire EDM. Supporting services include mold maintenance, welding, heat treating and mold sampling. ISO 9001 certified.

MOLD BASE INDUSTRIES, INC.

Custom injection mold bases and machining services, standard injection bases, cavity sets, plate items, and self-lube components.

MOLD CRAFT, INC.

Designs and builds injection molds, specializing in high-volume, multicavity molds, and multimold projects for precision parts for telecommunications, electronics, medical, and consumer markets.

MOLD MAKERS, INC.

Designs and builds injection molds. Three-dimensional EDM and precision grinding for smaller conventional, tunnel-gate, or hotrunner molds requiring high precision.

MOLD-MASTERS INJECTIONEERING LLC

Builds runnerless molding systems for thermoplastic injection molding and mold-base top-half assemblies with thermocouple and power plugs wired for easy assembly. Shortrun and automatic runnerless molds, and development services.

MOLD WORKS DIV. ANDERSON TECHNOLOGIES

Fully integrated mold maker servicing product design and development, prototyping, mold design and building. CAD/CAM environment uses CNC and EDM equipment. Mold design use multiple languages including Pro-Engineer, CadKey and AutoCad as well as translators (STP and IGES). Experience in complex molds to 36 x 40 x 28 including multiple-side-action, two-color, stack, unscrewing and collapsiblecore. Operates 24 presses from 40 to 880 tons.

MOLD-A-MATIC

Medium- to large-size molds to 40 tons. Software for CAD, design and math data transfer and manipulation. Cutter path development, CNC machining for prototype and production tools. Program management for large or multiple-tool projects plus follow-up of secondary tooling, soft prototype molds, fixtures, gauges and tryouts. In-house CMM checking for tools, gauges or molded parts qualification.

MOLDESIGN INC.

Designs injection molds from single-cavity, low-production, open-and-shut molds to complex multicavity molds with various styles of secondary movements for presses up to 700 tons. Advanced manufacturing techniques use CAD IGES surface files, CNC milling, CNC-EDM, and file transfers via modem.

MOLD-TECH, INC.

Specializes in small- to medium-sized, high-production, close-tolerance molds. Utilizes CAD/CAM, CNC milling, CNC sinker EDMs, and CNC wire EDM. Builds molds with hot manifolds and valve gating, as well as two-shot molds; and molds with unscrewing cores, lifts, slides, stripper plates, double ejection, cylinders, "A"-side slides, etc.

Also shuttle-type molds where consistency is needed from cavity to cavity where there are two or more "B" sides to the mold.

M.S.I. MOLD BUILDERS MFG. SPECIALTIES, INC.

Designs, builds, and tests tooling for thermoplastic injection, RIM, gas assist, and structural foam molds. Specializes in medium and large molds (up to 50,000 lb). Services include mold repair, engraving, CAD/CAM, CCM, and mold testing using 1000-ton press.

MYTRONICS

Designs and builds one- or two-color, gasassist standard molds, die casting and stamping dies. Can build molded parts from 4 to 1100 oz. on presses from 50 to 4000 tons. Shop offers CAD/CAM to design molds and drive CNC centers and EDMs.

NATIONAL TOOL & MANUFACTURING CO.

Complete line of standard and custom injection mold sets, including stripper, tri-plate, cavity-retainer, compression, and quick-switch sets. Over 4500 mold components, plates, and plate items such as ejector pins and sleeves, ejector blades, core pins, leader pins and bushings, angle pins, sprue bushings, and support columns. Special items like date plugs, air-poppet valves, taper locks, side and top locks, long-lead locks, and extension nozzle sprue bushings.

Designs, builds and bench tests new runnerless molding systems or retrofits existing ones. (See ad this page.)

NEW ENGLAND MOLD-STERLING INC.

Sterling, Mass., and Cromwell, Conn., locations design and build close-tolerance multicavity injection molds featuring component interchangeability and steel size verification. Additional features include automatic unscrewing mechanisms, side actions, and core pulls. Utilizes several hot-runner applications including fixed-probe, valve-gate, and edge-gate configurations. Complete project management and engineering capabilities.

NEW JERSEY TOOL & DIE CO.

Designs and builds any type of mold, including automatic unscrewing, hot-runner, runnerless molds, and molds for closures and electrical parts. CNC EDM, hobbing presses, CNC lathes, CNC gun drilling, and CNC cylindrical grinders. Complete thread grinding and inspection. Surface grinding up to 27 x 60 in. Seven CNC machining centers.

NEW PACIFIC MACHINERY, INC.

Builds injection molds in the Orient and can provide complete mold and machinery systems as turnkey operations. Large inventory of parts maintained.

NICKEL TOOLING TECHNOLOGY

Pure nickel shells from 1 to 30 mm with even-wall thickness and a deposition of 0.25 mm/hr and surface hardness of 38-42 rc are incorporated into mold frames for a variety of processes that include injection, compression, RIM, SRIM, autoclave, rotational, vacuum and reflex.

NORDICA MOLDS MANUFACTURING INC.

Designs and manufactures prototype and production injection molds for appliances, automotive, electronics, telecommunications, durable consumer products, pipe fittings, and furniture components. Machines range from 75 to 300 ton.

NORTHERN TOOL MANUFACTURING CO.

Specializes in general-purpose injection, transfer and compression molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Prototype, multicavity, and hot-runner tools. Product development, model making, duplicating and sampling on 175-, 200-, and 300-ton thermoplastic injection machines and 175-ton thermoset machine.

NORVAN TOOLS LTD.

Specializes in injection molds weighing up to 2 tons. CAD/CAM, CNC milling with 24 x 33 in. capacity, wire EDM (8 x 15 x 27 in.), and conventional EDM (tank size 3 x 5 ft, 100 amp).

OAKLEY DIE & MOLD CO., INC.

Designs and builds injection molds weighing up to 17,000 lb, particularly for appliance, toy, food packaging, and automotive industries. Automatic molds for thermosets. Product development, mold repair, tryout, and duplicating.

OAK WOOD TOOL & DESIGN, INC.

Designs and builds injection molds utilizing CAD/CAM and EDM.

OMEGA PLASTICS INC.

Specializes in rapid cut tooling solutions and low-volume production services. Emphasis on speed to market (deliveries of 1-5 weeks). Capabilities include aluminum, P-20, and S-7 injection mold making, automated and insert molding, CAD/CNC, metals, secondary operations, light assembly, and design assistance.

OMEGA TOOL INC.

Designs and builds small to medium-size close-tolerance, multicavity, and automatic unscrewing molds for presses up to 500 tons. Engineering, sampling, and part inspection.

OSLEY & WHITNEY, INC.

Mold design and production, including hotmanifold and thermoset cold-runner molds. Specializes in intricate, automatic, multicavity molds and will handle long-term projects that involve a number of molds. Mold tryout service.

PACIFIC PLASTIC TECHNOLOGY, INC.

Molds for thermoplastic injection molding. Product development and mold tryout.

PAK 2000

Designs and builds general-purpose injection molds for thermoplastics. Product development, mold repair, and tryout.

PELCO TOOL & MOLD, INC.

Prototype and multicavity plastic injection molds including closures/caps (both single face and stack type), unscrewing and strip molds, hot runners, and insert shuttle molds. CNC machining, CNC turning centers, wire and sinker EDM, and IO/OO grinding.

PJM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Specializes in injection molds that either are sculpted in 3-D or have matched plates. Sculpts artwork by either deckle duplicating or pantographing, or 3-D electrodes for EDM.

PLASTI-CAST MOLD & PRODUCTS CO.

Cast and fabricated aluminum molds. Mirror polishing, textured surfaces, machining and mounting of molds.

PLAS-TOOL CO.

Injection molds for round and square industrial containers and closures from quart cans to 55-gal drums. Specializes in 1-5 gal pails and lid molds. Complete services from product conception to manufacture, including turnkey plant operations.

PLEASANT PRECISION, INC.

Specializes in small to medium-size multicavity precision molds. Cavities produced on CNC equipment; engineering on in-house CAD/CAM system. Product engineering and design assistance. Manufactures Round Mate, an interchangeable insert mold system.

PORTUGUESE TRADE COMMISSION

Advanced tool-making capabilities from Portuguese mold makers utilizing CAD/CAE and CAM.

PRECISE MASSIE

Precision, high-production, multicavity molds for thermoplastics. Services include database transfer, CAD design, mold and mold-base construction, and in-house sampling. Specializes in multimold projects requiring complex cam actions, unscrewing, stack molds, and interchangeable components.

PRECISION MOLD BASE CORP.

Custom mold bases for injection molds. Services include custom machining of pockets, bores, water lines, guided ejection, hot-runner manifolds, ejector pin holes, and side locks. Builds Timesaver series of premachined mold bases with finished pockets on the shelf and ready to ship.

PRISM ENTERPRISES

Injection molds for all materials and assistance in part and mold design, plus complete molding/assembling/packaging facilities for automotive, industrial, and medical products.

PROMOLD CORP.

Precision injection molds, complex or simple, cold- or hot-runner. Complete tool-room equipment, in-house sampling, production of molded parts, and post-molding assembly.

PROSPECT MOLD & DIE CO.

Specializes in multicolor lense molds. Also molds for appliance and houseware industries. Capacity to 34 ton.

PROTOPLAST, INC.

Specializes in prototype and production tooling in aluminum and steel for injection and structural foam molds. Full service from concept to finished parts using CNC machining, CAD/CAM, and EDM. In-house custom injection molding.

PROTOTYPE & PLASTIC MOLD CO., INC.

Specializes in molds for short and medium runs for all engineering thermoplastics, including PEEK. Reduced lead times and costs achieved with CAD/CAM and standard frames. Fourteen molding machines to 300 tons.

RAND M MOLD MFG. CO., INC.

CAD/CAM and EDM-equipped manufacturer of molds, including injection, encapsulation, unscrewing, hot-manifold, stripper, and strip-feed.

R&D TOOL AND ENGINEERING INC.

Designs and manufactures a wide range of injection molds, providing electronic model development (solid modeling), stereolithography, urethane casting, rapid prototype tooling, finite element analysis, plastic flow analysis, in-house mold qualifications, and unit tool programs.

RAKAR, INC.

Comprehensive mold-making services for injection, transfer and compression molds. Services include design, manufacture, tool tryout, and production molding of thermosets and thermoplastic. Specializes in close-tolerance connectors, insulators, molded-in inserts, bushings and contact pins.

RBK TOOL & DIE INC.

Complete services from part design to molded product. Mold-making equipment includes CAD/CAM, EDM (diesinking and wire), CNC milling, turning and accompanying support equipment. Mold sampling for every mold.

RCO ENGINEERING INC.

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

REDDOG INDUSTRIES, INC.

Designs and builds injection molds from 500- to 2500-ton capacity using Pro-E AutoCAD, SmartCAM, and Camax. In-house mold sampling/testing and full repair and revision capabilities. Support equipment includes CNC machining centers, CNC EDM machines, gun drill, and large-capacity grinding.

REDOE MOLD CO. LTD.

Specializes in automotive multicolor tail lamps and headlamp programs. Appliques and reflectors for both prototype and production molds. Services include product development, in-house computer design, CAD/CAM, and CNC machining, CMM inspection capability. Provides specialized materials, heat-treating texturing, and graining. Tooling capacity is 20 ton. Serves Canada, U.S., and Mexico. Twenty-four hour repair service, full service fixtures and other special machines, QS-9000/TE supplement registered.

ROEHR TOOL CORP.

Collapsible core tooling for internal molding of parts such as closures. Expandable tooling for external molding of parts, which may require slides or side-action mold functions. Specialty tools for large diam. application and other related products. Engineering and design capabilities.

SARCOL INC.

Ceramic, cast-to-size technology is said to have advantages over traditional, machined tooling. These include more efficient production of multiple cavities, intricate parting-line configurations, and cost efficiency for creating realistic, 3-D surfaces. Utilizes CAD/CAM and CMM with reverse engineering.

Process is suitable for plastic and rubber injection molds, die cast, RIM molds and compression molds. Castings are being used for automotive steering wheels, airbag covers, gearshift knobs, brake handles and pedals, arm rests and door panels.

SCHOTTLI USA

Swiss moldmaker designs and builds semi-and full hot-runner molds and hot-runner manifolds with proprietary nozzle systems for high-precision parts such as medical syringes, closures for packaging, and certain technical parts. All molds tested.

RICHARD O. SCHULZ CO.

Designs and builds molds for machines 100 to 5000-plus tons. Molds of any size with slides, lifters, core pulls, cams, interchangeable inserts or sections, hot runners, valve gates, and gas assist. Mold revision, repair, rebuilding, special machining, and assembly. Contract manufacture and machining of custom mold bases, cavity or core inserts, and other mold components. Handling and machine capabilities for workpieces from "hand size" up to 8 x 16 ft weighing 100,000 lb. CNC machining centers, CNC milling machines, radial and gun-drilling machines, jig and surface grinders. Spotting and fitting presses to 400 tons with 80 x 100 in. platens. Computer equipped 40 x 63 x 110 in. coordinate-measuring machine. Machine tools and coordinate- measuring machine are calibrated on in-house linear laser system on regular schedule to ensure and maintain constant accuracy. In-house engineering with multiple CAD/CAM workstations and softwares for design and NC cutter path programming.

Retrofits, rebuilds, and remanufactures CNC machining centers and milling machines.

SCIENTIFIC MOLDING CORP.

Builds close-tolerance, rapid-turnaround steel injection molds and provides prototypes, market-entry samples, pre-production and volume production quantities. Utilizes SDRC, Pro-Engineering, CADkey and CAD/CAM. All processes are certified ISO 9002.

SHARP DIE & MOLD CO.

Designs and builds prototype and production molds in medium to medium large sizes. Specializes in molds requiring complex mechanical movements and hot-drop manifolding. Also, high-technology tooling such as expanding structural foam, gas assist, and resin transfer molds. In-house CAD/CAM/CAE and CMM inspection and mechanical quick-mold-change systems.

SNIDER MOLD CO., INC.

Complete moldmaking and designing facilities, specializing in larger molds to 40,000 lb. Tooling services for thermoplastic and thermoset injection and short-run molding. CNC and tracer mills, full 3-D CAD/CAM, EDM, and three tryout presses with up to 72 x 144 in. platen size and 84-in, daylight. Contour work for large parts like chairs and tractor hoods. Product engineering, mold repair, tryout, model making, and duplicating.

SOURCEONE, INC.

Designs and manufactures injection molds to hold high degree of tolerance and complex shapes. Uses CNC milling and CNC EDM. Molding presses from 66-880 tons with optional robotic equipment. In-house molding and color matching, and part assembly available.

SOUTHWEST MOLD, INC.

Provides turnkey systems, including assistance with part design, full in-house CAD design services, programming, CNC, EDM machining, full tooling capabilities, sampling services, first article inspection documentation, injection molding, secondary services, decorating, EMI/RFI shielding, packaging and drop shipments. Manufacturing utilizes bar coding and on-line computer systems. Utilizes computer SPC analysis and meets all Kanban requirements.

STAN-CAST, INC.

Specializes in molds with cavities or cores made of beryllium-copper, aluminum, or steel. Complete service from pattern-making to finishing. In-house foundry makes both ceramic and pressure castings. Can supply other tool shops with cast, machined, and mitered cavity and core sets.

STEWART INDUSTRIES, INC.

Thermoplastic molds up to one ton, or 3 x 3 ft, for use in aircraft, medical, and electronics applications. Design and tryout facilities. EDM, tracer mills, and pantographs.

STOTT TOOL & MACHINE CO.

Designs, builds, and maintains injection molds. EDM, CAD, CNC machining, on-site mold testing and production. Specialist in molds having large numbers of hobbed cavities (buttons, beads, etc.), and two-color/ two-material molds. Fifteen machines to 700 tons.

SUPERIOR DIE SET CORP.

Manufacturer of precision mold bases. Quick-ship program offers over 100,000 combinations of "A,B" and cavity retainer sets in #1, 2 and 3 stainless steels or fortal in seven days or less. Precision flame cutting option can provide roughed-through pockets for core and cavity inserts. Custom machining of pockets, waterlines, bores and guided ejection available. Complete line of mold components including exclusive "slide lock" slide retainers, "Bronze-Rite" bushings, "Return-Rite" springs and full line of ejector, core and step pins (available in English and metric).

SYSTEM MOULDS LTD.

Designs and builds multi-cavity injection and injection blow molds, including hot-runner systems. Injection molds for packaging. Injection-blow molds for jars and bottles.

T&C MACHINE PRODUCTS

Injection mold building, EDM, grinding, design service, tooling, and tryout up to 200 tons.

TECH MOLD INC.

Manufacturer of high-cavitation, ultra-precision, total interchangeability, runnerless molds for medical, closure, technology, and consumer markets. Expertise is in multiple mold programs where dimensional accuracy, mold standardization and total component interchangeability are critical.

CNC machining centers, CNC surface, I.D., O.D. and JIG grinding, EDMs, CMM and CAD/CAM systems. Maintains database to manufacture total component interchangeability during the life of a mold. All molds sampled in-house. Additional capabilities include prototyping and full production molding.

TEN TEC, INC.

Molds, including short-run tools, designed and built for thermoplastics and thermosets. Specializes in cam-action and automatic tooling. Mold repair, tryout, engraving, and duplicating.

1. THIBAULT INC.

Designs and builds injection and compression molds, including hot-runner, stack, sideaction, family, unscrewing, from small to large sizes (55 x 60 x 65 in.) weighing up to 40,000 lb. CAD/CAM and EDM and CNC cutting. Mold tryout and model-making are subcontracted. Mold-repair services.

TOMKEN TOOL & ENGINEERING, INC.

Offers turnkey packages with in-house design, molds, and complete validation of parts. Mold-building specialties include encapsulation and insert molding for shuttle-table or rotary-table machines; 3-D type parts where part contour is available from CAD database; and small and intricate parts. Design with Unigraphics II and AutoCAD using Windows NT. Tooling equipment includes CNC EDMs, wire EDM, CNC vertical mills, and jig grinders. Specializes in high-quality molds.

TOOL-PLAS SYSTEMS INC.

Designs, engineers and manufactures tooling from prototype through production. CAD/ CAM systems include Cimatron, Toolchest, Cadkey, XMD, and Power Mill. Industries served include automotive, and appliance.

TOP GRADE MOLDS

Custom maker of high-production injection molds using CAD/CAM/CAE and CNC machines. Specialties include all sizes of round and square pail and lid molds; thick-and thin-wall packaging, housewares, industrial, commercial, and medical products; and molds for household appliances and construction applications. Single- or multicavity, specializing in stack molds. Builds hot-runner systems. Complete mold design and testing.

TRADESCO MOLDS LTD.

High-speed injection molds for thin-wall packaging and medical products. Stack molds with up to four levels, in-mold labeling, and quick-change systems. Mold design, engineering, production consultation, and field service. Full testing facilities include systems integration.

TREBOR PLASTICS ENGINEERING

Specializes in precision, high-production, automatic molds, primarily for thermoplastic electronic and medical parts. Also short-run tooling and production of precision injection molded components for electronics and consumer products. Mold design, repair, tryout, and product development. Total manufacturing capabilities include design, moldmaking, injection molding, and assembly.

TRI-PAR DIE & MOLD CORP.

Produces all types of injection, compression and die cast molds. Capabilities include hot runner, cold runner, multishot, stack molds, inserts, unscrewing and cam action molds. Also in-house samplings, pre-production and production molding.

TROY TOOLING, INC.

Production and prototype steel, aluminum, kirksite epoxy mass cast injection molds, and RIM molds. Capabilities include fixtures and gauges, foam molds, models, patterns, and tooling aids.

UFE INC.

Designs and builds durable injection molds for precise complex components, plus full range of secondary/machining operations including cleanroom assembly. Worldwide provider of contract engineering and manufacturing services.

UNICAST DEVELOPMENT CORP.

Injection and blow molds in beryllium-copper, steel, and aluminum alloys. Molds and inserts are 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 the alloy is cast. Process is suitable for producing rapid-prototype or production molds. Manufactures finished molds and also licenses process to other producers.

UNIQUE MOULD MAKERS LTD.

Designs and builds molds for the cap, closure and medical industries. Specializing in high-quality, multicavity molds, company utilizes the latest technology for unscrewing, collapsing-core and bump-off-style caps and closures, which include tamper evident, child resistant, hinged closures (flip-top), and some specialty closures. Molds are designed and built to minimize cycle time, offer top reliability, and simplify and/or reduce set-up time.

VALIANT TOOL & MOLD

Full-service turnkey capabilities specializing in medium to large molds (up to 75,000 lb). Automotive molds for a range of interior, exterior, and under-the-hood components.

VETTER ASSOCIATES

Designs and manufactures all types of injection molds overseas, including hot-runner, stock, family, unscrewing, multicavity, and prototype. CAD/CAM/CAE, CNC, and EDM. Drawings for approval before manufacturing. Molds come with quality-control documentation.

V.I.F. MOULD AND PLASTICS INDUSTRIES LTD.

Precision molds for engineering thermoplastics include hot-runner, automatic-unscrewing, cam-action, and collapsible-core molds. All steps from conception to production. Utilizes CAD/CAM and CNC machining. Molding capabilities for 80- to 1200-ton presses. ISO 9001 registered.

VIMM MACHINE, INC.

Specializes in designing and building molds for insert molding of cord sets, as well as electrical components and Sub-D molded connectors, primarily for its own insert-molding machines. Molding services and short-run prototype parts.

WEBER TOOL & MOLD

Full-service, mold-making facility specializing in molds for automotive, consumer and aerospace industries. Capacity to build injection, compression, RIM, RRIM and transfer molds.

WENTWORTH MOLD INC.

Specializes in the design and manufacture of PET and extrusion blow molds as well as injection molds.

WESS PLASTIC, INC.

Designs and builds molds utilizing CAD, CNC, and EDM. All types of molds built f or 40- to 400-ton injection machines. Molding capabilities include 40-ton, 1-oz to 400-ton, 30-oz machines and full support equipment, with emphasis on engineering materials.

WIRTH TOOL & DIE

Designs and builds precision injection molds, including multicavity, hot-runner, and quick-turnaround prototypes.

WISCONSIN TOOL & MOLD CO., INC.

Designs and builds precision injection molds for medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, connector, and controls industries. Specialties include stainless-steel and hardened mold bases and runnerless molds. Prototyping, sampling on 30- to 500-ton presses, mold repair, and troubleshooting.

X-SYST TOOL & MOLD

Designs and builds precision, multicavity molds to fit up to 700-ton presses. Prototype, low-volume and production molds, and repair services. Industries served include consumer products, medical, automotive lenses, and electrical components markets. In-house engineering, CAD systems, computer programming services, CNC machining, CNC EDM, and CNC wire EDM.

ZYGO MOULD, LTD.

Designs and manufactures injection molds (using CAD), hot-runner systems, and standard mold components. Primary markets include PET bottle preforms, closures, thin-wall packaging, and medical disposable products. PET preform molds from 16 to 96 cavities and mold refurbishments.

Closure molds typically manufactured for high-volume applications from single-cavity prototypes to 2 x 24 inside center valve-gated stack molds or 2 x 64 hot-tip configurations.

Hot-runner systems range from single-drop to multiple-drop stack-mold configurations with standard hot-tip or valve-gate designs. Standard mold parts such as nozzle housings, tips, insulators, and heaters available. Specialty components custom built.
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