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Injection molds.

Stock, standard and custom mold bases, including standard A and B series, cavity-retainers, three-plate and stripper sets, and also mold plate. In-house machining and gun drilling. Torch-cut pockets, Slide-Lock, Poz-E-Lock, and Fortal aircraft-quality aluminum alloy, used as an optional material for mold bases and mold plate.

SUPERIOR INC.

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

T&C MACHINE PRODUCTS DIV. A - 1 TOOL DIV. LOVEJOY INDUSTRIES, INC.

Molds for thermoplastics, structural foam and thermosets, from very small to 15-ton blocks. Specializes in larger molds for appliances, housewares and automotive. NC machining and CAD/CAM.

ABA MOLDMAKING DIV. ABA-PGT INC.

Small precision, fully hardened injection molds for such items as cams, drums, pawis, pulleys, and fine-pitch plastics gears. Product consultation (gear design), prototyping, and high-volume production molding.

ACCURATE MOULD CO.

Injection molds to 10,000 lb. Complete engineering services on unscrewing, hot-runner, stack, and shuttle molds.

ACE TOOL AND MFG. CO.

Small precision injection molds, using Mold-Masters' runnerless molding components and other hot-runner devices. Mold testing, sample-parts production (4-oz shot and less), and custom molding of small parts.

ACRO TOOL CO., INC.

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

ADVANCE MOLD & MFG., INC.

Precision runnerless, unscrewing molds and mold frames for injection machines to 250 tons. Product engineering services, mold design, repair and tryout.

AGGRESSIVE TOOL & DIE, INC.

Molds for thermoplastics in all shapes, configurations, and sizes, including very large molds.

AKROMOLD, INC.

Small, precision-type molds to large body-panel size molds (34-ton blocks). Serves waste-management, business-equipment, housewares, appliance, building-material, aircraft and automotive industries. CAD/CAM engineering, CNC machining, grinding, polishing, small and large EDM, CNC EDM, sawing, gun drilling, C.M.M. checking capabilities, and mold tryout.

ALLCRAFT MOLD

Designs, builds, and repairs precision injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets, using CNC machining. Also automatic molds and short-run tooling.

ALLIED PLASTIC MOLD, INC.

Injection molds including automatic un-screwing, cam action, hot runners, insulated hot probes, and high-production multicavity tooling. Applications from cosmetics and pharmaceutical packaging to household items, cassette cases, watch boxes, and toys. Complete in-house design facilities and CNC machining.

ALLMAND ENTERPRISES

Design and construction of prototype and low-volume production zinc-alloy tooling for injection molding and structural foam. Industries served include automotive OEM and aftermarket, computers, heavy trucks, marine, and recreational vehicles.

ALPHA MOLD INC.

A general-purpose custom manufacturer of thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds, including short-run and prototype tools. CAD/CAM and CNC machining. Stereolithography, product development, mold design, and repair services. In-house injection molding capacity for limited runs ranges to 500 tons.

AMERI-PORT MOLD REPAIR, INC.

Specializes in repair and rebuilding of foreign and domestic molds. Also manufactures prototype and production molds in aluminum and/or steel, and aids in product development, utilizing CAD/CAM.

AMERICAN PLASTIC EQUIPMENT

Injection molds for thermoplastic toys and housewares.

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.

APAC INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.

Offers molds from Hong Kong at reported savings in tooling cost and time. Mold manufacturing, design services, q-c, and mold testing. Engineering drawings and progress reports can be provided. Molds are sampled in Hong Kong and shipments are made upon receipt of buyer's approval of sampled parts.

ARE-KAY TOOL INC.

Designs and manufactures high-precision and high-production steel injection molds. Conventional molds, as well as insert, automatic unscrewing, and encapsulating molds. Experienced in medical and automotive industries.

ARTAG PLASTICS CORP.

Designs and builds prototype and production molds for thermosets and thermoplastics.

ASHEBORO MOLD & DBSIGN INC.

Designs and manufactures thermoplastic injection molds for machines of 28 to 300 tons. Single-cavity prototype to multicavity production. Specializes in ECNs and repairs of existing tooling.

ATCO PLASTICS, INC.

Precision injection molds built with in-house CAD/CAM, CNC machining, and CNC EDM. Engineering assistance for part design, and complete molding capability, specializing in engineering thermoplastics.

ATOLS TOOL & MOLD CORP.

Complete mold design and construction, including full CAD/CAM capability. Mold sizes from 50 lb to 75 tons.

AUTOMATIC MOLDED PLASTICS, INC.

Precision molds for all thermoplastics. Hot-runner, subgated, three-plate, automatic unscrewing, and collapsible-core molds. Full service from engineering design to molded samples. Molds for 28- to 1500-ton injection machines.

AVEDON ENGINEERING, INC.

Injection molds weighing up to 10 tons, including molds for small machines, such as Arburg. Five-axis CNC EDM, CNC machining centers, and duplicating equipment, including mirror-image capability. Complete design services plus finishing and assembly for business-machine, medical, and other high-technology industries.

AZTEC TOOL CO., INC.

Designs and manufactures precision multicavity molds using CAD/CAM and CNC EDM. Product development, prototype tooling, high-output production molds, and mold testing. Molds for cosmetic packaging, medical, and precision products.

B&B MOLD & ENGINEERING, INC.

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

BAUMBACH ENGINEERING CO., INC.

Custom injection molds for thermoplastics. Product development, mold design, repair and tryout.

GLENN BEALL ENGINEERING, INC.

Detailed engineering of piece-part drawings, mold design, and low-cost preproduction and short-run 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. Test runs molds prior to shipping (40- to 400-ton capacity).

BEVERLY PATTERN INC.

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

HARRY L. BRAUN CO.

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

BROADWAY COMPANIES, INC.

Specializes in close-tolerance molds for high-volume production. Markets served are soft-drink packaging (PET preforms and base cups), fine ceramics, automotive electrical parts, connectors, small motor components, and circuit breakers. Mold engineering, construction, repair, prototype development, model making and CAD.

BUILD-A-MOLD LTD.

Full service for medium to large tooling to 50 tons. Design and development using CAD/CAM; prototyping; full-service model shop; injection molding tryout on presses to 1000 tons; and full-quality inspections. Specialties include lost-core and nitrogen gas-injection technologies.

BURBAK COMPANIES

Prototype and production injection molds.

BURGER ENGINEERING INC.

Small- to medium-sized injection molds, utilizing CAD/CAM. Hot and insulated runners, thin-wall, automatic unscrewing, and multi-material molds. Part design and prototyping services, and prototype or production tools of steel, aluminum and cast epoxy.

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.

CACOOSING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Three custom thermoplastic mold-making services: 1) aluminum tooling for prototype and small production runs; 2) basic Class 3+ tooling for 10,000 to 100,000 pieces/year; and 3) advanced Class 1 and 2 tooling for large volumes, using CNC and EDM machining.

CACO-PACIFIC CORP.

Precision, multicavity molds for injection and injection blow molding, especially hot-runner and stack molds. Multi-mold programs a specialty. Molds fully engineered and built to close tolerances for dimensional accuracy, parts interchan-geability, mold longevity, and ease of maintenance. Molds fully tested and debugged in company test facilities (machines of 100-500 tons). CAD/CAM mold design, complete mold-base department, CNC programming and machining, EDM, ID/OD, and jig grinding. Separate mold-repair department. Markets include medical, magnetic media, home-care products, food and beverage packaging (including closures), camera accessories, writing instruments, personal-care products, automotive, electronics, and quality packaging.

CANAM TOOLS LTD.

Designs and builds small to large injection molds to 15 tons, using CAD/CAM. Specializes in automotive, appliances and housewares.

CAPTIVE PLASTICS, INC.

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

CARSON TOOL & MOLD, INC.

Designs and builds precision injection molds. CAD/CAM design and programming coupled with CNC machining centers and EDM. In-house mold sampling to 450 tons. Specializes in molds for appliances, housewares, electronics, textiles, packaging and automotive. Runner-less and hot-runner molds, automatic unscrewing, cam-action, and insert molds.

CATALINA TOOL & MOLD, INC.

Specializes in close-tolerance, high-production, multicavity molds for thermo-plastic injection molding. Also automatic unscrewing and hot-manifold molds. Utilizes CAD/CAM system to help meet quick deliveries. Mold design, tryout, and short-run molding.

CAVAFORM, INC.

Custom-manufactured, cold-formed mold cavities in 420 stainless steel and other tool steels. Also cold-formed Cavaclad cavities and core pins. These are bimetal, one-piece formed cavities or cores, using beryllium copper or Ampcoloy materials for superior external- or internal-cooling jackets, but with tool-steel molding and wear surfaces.

Applications include medical products, cosmetics, writing instruments, and caps or closures. Tolerances to 0.0002 in. and surface finishes of 4 to 6 micro-in.

CHICAGO MOLD ENGINEERING CO.

Thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds for recreational, automotive, appliance, agricultural, medical and tele-communications industries. Molds from smallest "MUD" unit to molds up to 60 x 120 in., weighing over 75,000 lb. Computervision CAD/CAM system uses CADDS-5 software, which allows solid modeling as well as conventional surfacing from wire-frame database.

Complete mold-repair services and machining services include NC machining, gun drilling and jig grinding.

CLARICH MOLD CORP.

Molds for thermoplastic and thermoset injection molding; mold design and repair; engraving; and duplicating.

COLONIAL MACHINE CO.

Injection molds primarily for house-wares, appliances, business machines and materials handling. Reportedly one of the largest suppliers of molds for plastic pipe fittings and electrical fittings. Specializes in automatic unscrewing molds. In-house engineering department with CAD/CAM design and pro-gramming, coupled with CNC machining centers.

COLUMBIA PRODUCTS, INC.

Complete line of standard injection mold bases, cavity retainer sets, and mold-plate items. Also custom mold bases. Special machining capabilities include blind and through bores and pockets (finished or rough), gun-drilled holes, and guided ejector assemblies.

COMET DIE & ENGRAVING CO.

Injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Hobbing, texturing, engraving, and duplicating. CAD/CAM, design facilities, and pattern shop to make models for duplicating.

COMET TOOL CO., INC.

Full-service source for injection molds and molding, with six CAD/CAM stations. Product design, development, mold design and construction, and production molding up to 350-ton capacity. On-site mold-base construction, mold repair and refurbishing. Specializes in high-production, multicavity molds and molding for pharmaceutical, health care, cosmetics, food, and general industry markets. Runnerless, automatic unscrewing, cam-action, and insert molds.

CONDOR TOOL & MFG., INC.

Injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Two CNC mills can handle a 24 x 48 in. mold base. Most programming and some design are aided by CAD/CAM. Multiple cavities and finishes with a minimum of carbon manufacturing is standard, as well as unscrewing molds, custom sleeves, and soft and hard core pins.

COURTESY CORP.

Mold & Tool Div. designs and builds high-speed injection molds and complete turnkey systems. Specialties are multicavity, hot-runner, stack and automatic unscrewing molds. Five-axis EDM and CAD/CAM-compatible CNC machining centers. Engineering staff offers complete part and product development assistance, from prototype through production. Services are backed by injection molding plants, including a clean room with presses from 55 to 550 tons.

CREST MOLD TECHNOLOGY INC.

Designs and builds precision molds, especially for small parts. Design done at five stations using Cadkey software. Surface and cutter paths generated using Autosurf, Automill and Master CAM. Four-axis AGIE CNC EDM and Boston Digital CNC milling accommodate close tolerances required in company's specialty of multicavity hardened and ground high-production molds.

CRISCI TOOL & DIE, INC.

Complete designing and mold building, utilizing CAD/CAM, CNC machining centers, and CNC vertical and wire EDM. Serves all industries, including medical, automotive and high-tech. All molds sampled and debugged prior to shipment.

DAMEN TOOL & ENGINEERING CO.

Specializes in designing and building high-production, long-running tooling. CAD used to design products and molds. CAD/CAM system, three-axis CNC EDM, three-axis CNC mills, NC lathe, jig grinding, and a full complement of manual machines. Mold sampling up to 500 tons.

Also provides a line of quick-mold-change systems with manual and hydraulic clamping systems. Systems custom-designed to fit machine and loading requirements.

DECAL MOLD CORP.

Contract moldmaker specializing in CNC machining. Mold design and repair and product engineering services.

DELTA TECN MOLD, INC.

Designs and manufactures high-tech injection molds--conventional and hot-runner--for high-volume programs. Maximum size is 30 x 40 in. Multicavity tooling has interchangeable cavities and cores. CAD and CNC machining and in-house mold filling and cooling analysis software. In-house sampling presses (75 to 400 tons) for debugging tools. Industries served are closure, electronics, medical, and consumer.

DEL-TOOL CO., INC.

Designs and builds all types of high-precision molds, including two-color for thermoplastic molding. Can produce molds weighing 5000 lb. Complete design services. CNC machining and CAD/CAM, CNC sinker and wire EDM, and hole-shooting EDM.

DELUXE DIE MOLD INC.

Designs and builds medium- to large-size molds up to 40,000 lb, using CAD/CAM and CNC machining at Elmhurst, Ill., facility. Plant at Clintonville, Wis., designs and builds small precision molds. Custom molding available at both locations.

DENBY MOLD CO.

Designs and manufactures injection molds up to 15 tons. CAD/CAM facilities.

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 service, CAD/CAM with Unigraphics software, CNC machines, and mold try-out.

DIE-MOLD TOOL LTD.

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

DIETOOLING CORP.

CAD designs, builds, and repairs small-to medium-size molds. EDM, duplicating, welding, CNC milling, CNC hard turning, CMM sampling, and first-article inspection.

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.

Designs and manufactures precision, multicavity molds for high-volume parts. Specializes in thin-wall containers, lids, cups and mugs. Complete repair, overhauls and mold testing.

DUERR TOOL & DIE CO., INC.

Designs and builds precision injection molds for thermoplastics. In-house injection molding from 3-oz, 75-ton machines to 165-oz, 700-ton.

DURAMOULD LTD.

Injection molds up to 500-ton capacity. Utilizes CAD/CAM and handles electronic files. Insert molding, encapsulation, two-shot molds, and unscrewing molds.

ECHO MOLDING, INC.

Designs and builds steel, beryllium-copper, and aluminum injection molds for machines up to 400 tons. Tooling, EDM, and repair services.

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 electro-forming 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. (EDL)

Designs, manufactures and rebuilds hot-runner, insulated-runner, cam, unscrewing, and beryllium molds. Toolroom can manufacture or rebuild molds to 30 x 30 in. and is equipped with forklifts, overhead 5-ton trolley, conventional EDMs, CNC EDM, CNC mills and lathes, grinders, etc. Injection molding capability to 450 tons.

ENDRE TOOL & MOLD LTD.

Designs, engineers and manufactures tooling from prototype through production, utilizing CAD/CAM. CAD systems use Tool Chest and Cadkey software and run on Apollo DN3500 workstations. Systems accept all major automotive formats, including full IGES, and are totally integrated with CNC duplicators and boring mills.

EUCLID ENGINEERING CO.

Complete moldmaking services from design to finished part for molding machines with 1- to 30-oz capacity. Contour work is a specialty. EDM, hard chroming, duplicating, and CNC machining.

EXPERIMENTAL PLASTIC MOLDS

See Short-Run Plastic Mfg. Co.

FERLAND MOLD CO. INC.

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.

FERRIOT INC.

Specializes in injection and structural-foam molds of steel, aluminum or beryllium-copper. Mold design, CAD/CAM, mold tryouts and pattern making. Has 15 injection molding presses from 88 to 1000 tons and finishing capabilities to assemble, paint, decorate, EMI/RFI shield, and package.

GENERAL MACHINERY CO. DIV. OF WHEATON INDUSTRIES

Mold Group now offers injection molds for small packaging parts (caps and closures) to other molders. Two-shift operation with high-speed CNC. Engineering provided by third parties to ensure total project security.

GLUCO, INC.

Injection molds complement company's line of molding machines. Single- and multicavity molds in hardened tool steel for molding thermoplastics, polyurethane, and silicone elastomers. Timed nozzle shut-off pins facilitate molding of liquid and highly crystalline materials, and may be projected into molds to interface with cavity walls for rnnnefiess molding. Turnkey services include design, construction, testing, and debugging.

G.M. TOOL CORP.

Injection molds to 20,000 lb. In-house CAD/CAM design and programming, continuous-tape equipment (32 x 72 in. capacity), 3-D duplicating, CNC machining, EDM, benching, polishing, and die welding. Industries served include automotive, toy, computer and medical.

GOUGLER INDUSTRIES

Specializes in large injection molds to 12 tons for automotive, military, consumer and aerospace markets. Complete model and mold design.

GPT AXXICON BV

Design, engineering and manufacture of precision, high-performance tools and molds for audio/video, automotive, electronics, computer, aircraft and related markets.

GR TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.

Design engineering services and manufacturing: CAD/CAE, prototypes, mold construction, injection molding, assembly and packaging (foreign and domestic sourcing), and consultation.

GREENEVILLE TOOL & DIE CO.

Designs and manufactures precision molds up to 4000 lb. Specialties are connector and automatic molds. Product development, mold repair, and engraving.

HANSON MOLD

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

HASCO-INTERNORM CORP. WEST

Daughter company of Hasco-Normalien of Germany, one of world's oldest and largest manufacturers of mold bases and components for plastic injection molds. Comprehensive program of metric mold bases and components and Hasco America 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 such as ejector blades machined and ground from one solid-steel blank, nittided and through-hardened; early-return systems; friction pullers; ejector sleeves nitrided on the OD and ID or through-hardened; and "auto-seal-ing" plugs for heating/cooling channels.

HEINZ PLASTIC MOLD CO.

Precision injection molds are designed and built for pharmaceutical, aerospace, electronics, optical, telecommunications, appliance, automotive, and packaging industries, using CNC machinery. Prototypes, mold tryouts, and production molding.

HOLLAND PLASTICS CORP.

Wide range of molds include multiple-side-action, two-color, stack, unscrewing, and collapsible-core molds. Advanced CAD/CAM enables company to produce complex shapes and difficult tolerances.

Product and mold design, mold making, tryout, debugging, and statistical qualification in 40- to 300-ton presses. Markets served are automotive, appliance, electrical, electronic, medical, office furniture, business machines, and other high-technology sectors.

HULL CORP.

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

HUNTER MOLD & MFG. INC.

Designs and builds molds for thermoplastic and thermoset processes. Automatic tools, product engineering, mold repair, model making, engraving, and duplicating.

HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD.

Worldwide manufacturer of molds, specializing in thin-wall containers, PET pre-forms, closures, industrial containers, and housewares.

INCOE CORP.

Designs runnerless molding systems. Cast-heater mold nozzles and machine nozzles, as well as complete injection haft of runnefless molds, and temperature-control systems.

ITALIAN TRADE COMMISSION

Italian injection molds are made by 1000 small- and medium-sized companies for all industries.

IVANHOE TOOL & DIE CO.

Utilizing CAD/CAM technology, 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. Multiple-mold projects for single or multiple components. Expertise in molds for parts with internal or external threads.

JANLER CORP. PLASTIC MOLD DIV.

Specializes in runnerless, rotating-core, and stack-mold systems. 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. Over 35 years in design and construction of automatic thermoplastic and thermoset molds. Product development, mold repair, tryout and debugging.

JOWA ENTERPRISES INC.

Designs and manufactures injection molds: unscrewing, two-color, shuttle (especially for insert molding), hot-runner, insulated-runner, thermoset, stripper-plate, and three-plate molds for medical, electrical, consumer, and automotive industries.

KELLEMS & COE TOOL CORP.

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

KFD SALES & SERVICE, INC.

Provides injection molds to fit its injection machines from 500 to 7500 tons. Molds are produced for packaging machines to 650 tons. Industries served include closures, medical and pharmaceutical, and other high-volume, thin-wall applications.

R.C. KING MOLD & MACHINE

Designs and builds injection molds. Mold repair and duplicating services.

KINGSTON PLASTICS CO.

Designs and builds injection molds and complete turnkey systems for automotive, electronics, healthcare, hardware, sports, recreation, construction, medical and optical applications. Part- and product-development assistance from prototype through production.

THE KIPPGROUP

Kippmold, a mold-design and manufacturing firm, is a member of the Kipp-group family of companies, which also includes KippMolding and KippMed, custom molders specializing in clean-room medical devices and precision optics. Kippmold's capabilities include product design and development, prototype and production tool building, and mold tryout.

K.N.T. PRECISION INDUSTRIES LTD.

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

KRAS CORP.

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

KRAUSS-MAFFEI CORP. INJECTION MOLDING DIV.

Complete injection molding systems, comprising machine, mold, and parts-handling equipment. Clamp sizes range from 45 to 4400 tons. Systems are primarily for high-volume medical applications, compact discs, jewel boxes, automotive applications, electrical components, and consumer products.

L&H PRECISION TOOL & MOLDING

Injection molds for thermosets and thermoplastics. Specializes in multiple-action, close-tolerance, hot-runner, and stack molds. 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; and molds for small, high-precision engineering components requiring cam actions and/or automatic unscrewing with various gating and hot/cold-runner requirements. CAD engineering, CNC, ram EDM, CNC turning and four-axis milling, cylindrical and surface grinding, multiple-start contour-thread grinding, and inspection and mold testing.

LEOMINSTER TOOL CO., INC.

Designs and manufactures injection molds for thermoplastics and thenno-sets. All types of molds, including hot-runner, manifold, three-plate, and stripper-plate in sizes up to 36 x 54 in. and weights up to 5 tons. CNC, EDM, duplicating, welding, mold repair, design and tryout.

LIBBY-OWENS-FORD CO.

See Modern Tools Div.

LIBERTY MOLD & DUPLICATING CO.

Designs and builds precision injection molds for thermoplastics and thermosets; also prototype tooling, precision multicavity production molds with interchangeable cavities and cores, hot-runner systems, and automatic unscrewing molds. CAD system, CNC machining, EDM, hobbing, duplicating, engraving, mold repair, and mold polishing. Industries served include closures, electrical, medical, cosmetic packaging, photographic equipment, and writing instruments.

LOWRY MFG., INC.

Designs and manufactures thermoset and thermoplastic injection and structural-foam molds. Specialties include standard three-plate, hot-runner, insulated-runner, subgated, cam, stripper-plate, and interchangeable-cavity molds. Molds made from cast and machined aluminum or chrome-plated, heat-treated steel. EDM, CNC, CAD/CAM, duplicating, pantograph, and standard tool-room equipment.

MAJESTIC TOOL & MOLD LTD.

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

MAR-TECH, INC.

Engineering and manufacture of injection molds and support equipment for its line of molding machines (3 to 25 tons). Specializes in small-piece and insert molding, turnkey packages and fully automatic, integrated molding systems, including silicone LIM systems.

MARLAND MOLD INC.

Injection molds for thermoplastics (including structural foam) and thermosets for presses up to 500 tons. Also hot-runner and automatic unscrewing molds. NC milling, turning, grinding (surface, cylindrical and centerless), jig grinding, wire EDM, plunger-type EDM, benching and polishing, assembly, and inspection. CAD/CAM, optical comparators, computerized coordinate measuring, and Con-Tracer.

MASSIE TOOL AND MOLD, INC.

High-production, hardened and ground, interchangeable thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds. First-piece inspection, prototyping, and pilot runs of thermoplastic parts. CAD/CAM engineering and manufacturing services.

MASTER INDUSTRIES, INC. MASTER MFG. DIV.

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

MASTER PRECISION MOLDS, INC.

Special products include a series of nine-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. Licensed to supply tooling for Quick-Change systems of Master Unit Die Products, Inc.

MASTER UNIT DIE PRODUCTS, INC.

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. Also distributes Isopipe heat-transfer pipes for high-efficiency mold cooling. Adapter frame with companion earplates bolted to an existing standard mold base gives that standard base quick-change capability.

MB MOULD & DIE CO.

Molds, generally aluminum, for PVC and TPE injection, and for polyurethane. Various die-sinking machines are available: one is a two-headed reverse image that can put on shrinkages. Company pressure casts in aluminum and has a model/pattern shop. Applications primarily in footwear.

MERCURY TOOL & 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.

MIDLANTIC TOOL CORP.

Mold design, manufacturing, and repair for thermoplastic and thermoset injection tools.

MILLTOWN TOOL & ENGINEERING

Small precision molds for injection molding thermoplastics. Automatic tooling, product engineering, repair, tryout, engraving, model making, and duplicating.

MINCO TOOL & MOLD INC.

Product design, mold design, mold building, validation of tooling, molding, and secondary operations, including assembly. Unigraphics CAD/CAM system. Industries served include automotive, communications, business machines, and medical.

MODERN MOLD & TOOL, INC.

Specializes in multicavity and hot-runner tooling. Short-run tools also manufactured. Product development, mold repair, tryout, model making, engraving, and duplicating.

MODERN TOOLS DIV. LIBBY-OWENS-FORD CO.

In-house design, CAD/CAM. Die models, fixtures, epoxy tooling, special machines, and molds for thermoplastics and thermosets. Large CNC duplicators, orbital EDM, 60-ton crane capacity, three DEA coordinate-measuring machines, and six CAD/CAM stations.

MOLD BASE INDUSTRIES INC. (MBI)

Custom injection mold bases and line of machining services, standard injection bases, cavity sets, plate items, and component parts.

MOLD MAKERS, INC.

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

MOLD-MASTERS SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC.

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

MOLD SYSTEMS DIV. THE HANSON GROUP

Designs injection molds for business machines, electronics, automotive, sporting goods, toys, packaging, appliances, furniture, and agriculture. Can handle multimold programs. Hot-runner, runnerless, and unscrewing molds. Precision grinding, milling, CNC machining and validation, CAD/CAM, deep-hole drilling, duplicating, and EDM. Molds for insert and structural-foam molding. Product development and mold-testing facility has six injection machines (75 to 400 tons), including three 150-ton shuttle presses for insert molds.

MOLD-TECH, INC.

Using CAD/CAM, CNC milling, CNC sinker EDMs, and CNC wire EDM, specializes in small- to medium-sized, high-production, close-tolerance molds. 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.

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

Designs and builds tooling for thermoplastic injection molding. Specializes in medium and large molds. Mold repair, engraving, CAD/CAM and CCM.

MTI CORP.

Precision transfer and injection molds for encapsulation of electronic and miniature electrical components. Close-tolerance molds for thermoplastics and thermosets.

MYTRONICS

Designs and builds one- or two-color injection molds up to 8 tons. Can manufacture molded parts from 4 to 1100 oz. Capabilities range from 50 to 3000 tons. Tool shop offers CAD/CAM technology to design molds, drive CNC machine centers and EDMs.

NATIONAL TOOL & MFG. CO.

Complete line of standard and custom injection mold sets; stripper, tri-plate, cavity-retainer, compression and quick-switch sets. More than 4500 mold component parts, plates and plate items available, such as ejector pins and sleeves, ejector blades, core pins, leader pins and bushings, angle pins, sprue bushings and support columns. Supplies and 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 systems.

NEW JERSEY TOOL AND DIE CO.

Designs and builds any type of mold, including, automatic unscrewing, hot-runner, and 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 facilities. Surface grinding up to 27 x 60 in. Seven CNC machining centers.

NEW PACIFIC MACHINERY, INC.

Offers injection molds from 100 to 5000 lb built in the Orient.

NEWARD ENTERPRISES, INC.

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

NICKEL TOOLING TECHNOLOGY DIV. WEBER MANUFACTURING LTD.

Specialized mold manufacturer utilizing "Nickel Vapor Deposition" process to produce pure nickel-shell cores and cavities, an alternative to conventional tools.

NORDICA MOLDS MFG. INC.

Designs and manufactures prototype and production injection molds for automotive, electronic, durable consumer products, pipe fittings, and furniture components.

NORTHERN TOOL MFG. CO.

Specializes in general-purpose injection molds for thermoplastics. Prototype, multicavity, and hot-runner tools. Product development, model making, duplicating, and sampling on 200- and 300-ton molding machines.

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.

Design and construction of 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.

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.

ORBIT TOOL & DIE CORP.

Designs and builds injection molds for medium- to large-sized articles.

OSLEY & WHITNEY, INC.

Mold design and production, including hot-manifold and thermoset cold-runner molds. Specializes in highly intricate, automatic, multicavity molds and will handle long-term projects involving a large number of molds. Mold tryout services.

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.

PATAL ENGRAVING & ENGINEERING

Injection molds in steel or aluminum, prototyping, production molding, steel engraving, duplicating, cavities, and cores.

PELCO TOOL & MOLD, INC.

Manufactures thermoplastic and thermoset molds, including unscrewing, automatic and hot-runner molds, single- to multicavity. CNC machining and CAD capabilities. Also repair, model making, engraving and duplicating.

PLAS-TOOL CO.

Injection molds for round and square industrial containers and closures from quart cans to 55-gal drums. Specializes in 5-gal pail and lid molds. Complete services from product conception to manufacture, including turnkey plant operations. Modular mold design allows changing from one size container to another by replacing cavity sets while mold frame is still in the molding machine.

PLASTICO, LTD.

See T&C Machine Products Div.

PLEASANT PRECISION, INC.

Specializes in small- to-medium-size, multicavity precision molds. Mold cavities produced on CNC-type equipment; engineering on in-house CAD/CAM system. Product engineering and design assistance.

PORTUGUESE TRADE COMMISSION

Portuguese moldmaking industry can design and make high-precision tools up to 40 tons, working to close tolerances.

PRECISION MOLD BASE CORP.

Custom mold bases for injection molds. Services include customized machining of pockets, water lines, and hot-runner manifolds, featuring domestic steels and components.

PROMOLD CORP.

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

PROSPECT MOLD & DIE CO.

Specializes in tooling for multicolored taillight lenses. Also molds for appliances, housewares, and toys. Product development and mold tryout. CAD system and CNC machining.

PROTOPLAST, INC.

Specializes in spray-metal tooling and aluminum, injection and structural-foam molds. Complete service from concept to preproduction parts. CNC machining, CAD/CAM and EDM.

PROTOTYPE & PLASTIC MOLD CO.

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.

P.S.H. INDUSTRIES, INC.

Makes prototype injection molds using a spray-metal process to reduce costs and manufacturing time.

PUGET CORP. OF OREGON

Mold design, manufacturing, testing, production molding, product development, and mold repair.

R AND M MOLD MFG. CO. INC.

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

RAKAR, INC.

Designs and manufactures precision injection molds for thermosets and thermoplastics. Specializes in molded-in threaded inserts and contact pins.

RANODA ELECTRONICS INC.

Molds for electronic parts such as connectors, insulators, integrated circuits, DIP, and frames. Precision EDM machining.

RBK TOOL & DIE, INC.

Specializes in close-tolerance, complex prototype to multicavity production molds. Complete engineering of tools and secondary operations. CNC, EDM, CAD/CAM, SPC, and part sampling.

REDOE MOLD CO. LTD.

Specializes in design and manufacture of molds for automotive tail lamps, appliques, reflectors and lenses; and for computer housings and instrument panels. Deals with package programs for multiple mating components, as well as single-cavity molds. Tooling capacity is 10 tons. In-house CAD/CAM, CNC machining and copymilling.

REXDALE PRECISION MILLING CO.

Specializes in small- to medium-size molds for automotive, electronics, toys, hardware and housewares. EDM, engraving, and duplicating. All shapes and configurations, including hot-runner and thin-wall containers.

SARCOL INC.

Molds made from ceramic, cast tool steel (for long runs), beryllium-copper (for fine-grain or textured molds) and beryllium-nickel (for long runs, fine detail, or corrosion resistance). Company says cast-steel molds cost less, take less time to deliver, and last longer than tooling made on conventional duplicating machines.

SCHOTTLI USA

Represents Schottli Ltd., Swiss mold manufacturer that designs and builds semi- and full hot-runner molds for high-precision parts such as medical (e.g., syringes), packaging (e.g., closures) and technical parts (e.g., floppy-disk shells). All molds tested prior to shipment. Turnkey service includes mold-temperature controller.

RICHARD O. SCHULZ CO.

Designs and builds plastic molds of unlimited size and type. In-house design and machine capabilities employ certified-quality process-control documentation. Molds built for small (250-ton) through the very largest (5000-ton or greater) machines. Molds of any size with slides, lifters, core pulls, cams, interchangeable inserts, sections, hot runners, valve gates, etc. Repair and rebuilding, contract special machining, and machine building. Individual workpieces up to 8 x 16 ft and 100,000 lb. Multiple CAD/CAM workstations, EDM machines up to 460 amps with 57 x 84 in. tank, CNC radial gun-drilling machines, jig internal-cylindrical-surface grinders, spotting presses up to 450 tons with 72 x 144 in. platens, and computer-enhanced 40 x 653 x 110 in. DEA coordinate-measuring machine. Serves computer, automotive, power-equipment, consumer, appliance, mining, aircraft, military, textile, recreation, and materials-handling markets.

SHARP DIE & MOLD CO.

Designs and builds molds in medium to large sizes. Complex molds containing slides, lifters, cams, and hot-drop manifolding for high-volume applications a specialty. Also high-technology tooling such as expanding high-pressure structural-foam molds, CNC duplication on Pratt & Whitney equipment, and a line of mechanical quick-mold-change components.

SHORT-RUN PLASTICS MFG. CO.

Manufactures molds to close tolerances for short-run and prototype thermoplastic parts. Insert molding a specialty.

SNIDER MOLD CO., INC.

Complete moldmaking and designing facilities, specializing in larger molds up to 40,000 lb. Tooling services for thermoplastic and thermoset injection and short-run molding. CNC and tracer mills, full 3-D CAD/CAM system, EDM machines, 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.

SOLVAY AUTOMOTIVE, INC.

Hot-runner and three-plate injection molds for up to 1500-ton clamp capacity. Tryout and prototype services.

SOURCE ONE, INC.

Manufactures injection molds using CNC milling and CNC EDM. Hot-runner, prototype, and production molds and mold design.

SOUTHERN PLASTIC MOLD, INC.

Specializes in CAD/CAM product and mold design for close-tolerance parts using engineering materials. Injection molds for thermoplastic and thermoset molding, mold repair, tryout, and cast cavities. Also supplies standard mold components and moldmakers' tools and supplies.

SOUTHWEST MOLD, INC.

High-production molds for thermoplastic injection molding designed and manufactured using CAD, CNC, and EDM. Product engineering, mold design, repair, tryout, engraving, and duplicating.

SPRINGFIELD TOOL & DIE CO. INC.

Specializes in building molds for small machines (e.g., 1-oz shot capacity) but also builds molds for general industry, and multicavity, hot-runner, and short-run/prototype tools as well. Injection machine capacity for mold trials ranges up to 300 tons. Hobbing, engraving, and duplicating.

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 1 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. Industries served include medical, industrial, healthcare and displays.

SUPERIOR DIE SET CORP.
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