According to the Q2 2018 Automotive Tooling Barometer, both die and mold shops in North America experienced a decrease in utilization from Q1 2018 to Q2 2018, with a significant amount of business being pushed to the second half of the year.
Automotive tooling demand looked strong through the first quarter of 2018, although payment times are getting longer, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association says.
The Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker has introduced a new hands-on program to train high school students for the moldmaking profession.
Custom machinery and a collaborative approach helped Integrity bring more business back to its Windsor, Ont. HQ and expand its facility in Queretaro, Mexico.
Bolton, Ont.-based Husky recently established a dedicated cross-functional global team of experts solely focused on serving customers’ PET tooling needs.
Mike Hicks, vice president of Windsor, Ont.-based mold component supplier DMS Components, spent a memorable four days as a guest at the invitation-only Red Carpet Tour in April 2017, an event designed to showcase Georgia’s attractiveness for new business investment.
Ford Motor Co. took home the top award for its entry in the body exterior category, a structural front-end module with loose layer construction on the 2018 Expedition.
In a Nov. 9 statement, Bolton, Ont.-based Husky has created a dedicated tooling team to focus investment on technology and increased global delivery capabilities.
Driven by the high level of North American vehicle launches predicted between 2018 and 2020, spending on automotive vendor tooling will reach a record high of US$11 billion next year, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. said.
Fraser, Mich.-based PCS launched a 2,500-square-foot warehouse in Tecumseh, Ont. with speeches from Windsor-area dignitaries and a green ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The project will boost the plant’s capacity by approximately 30 per cent and create 17 new jobs.
Mold component and hot runner component supplier PCS Company is expanding its North American distribution network by adding facilities in Windsor, Ont., and Torrance, Calif. Both facilities are expected to be opened by October 2017. “This will significantly expand our ability to…
The six firms are receiving funding through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.
Tooling manufacturer Emuge Corporation is partnering with Open Mind Technologies AG, a developer of CAM/CAD software solutions, to supply high productivity machining solutions for the North American market. The formal partnership follows several years in which the two firms, both…
But shops still remain “very optimistic” about the next three months, a new report said.
The Milacron-owned company will spend an estimated US$5 million to expand its Greenville, Mich. plant, and create up to 70 new jobs there.
Milacron Holdings Corp. is closing a long-standing DME mold base plant in Pennsylvania and moving it to a DME factory in Michigan. The shuttered plant, located in Youngwood, Pa., will be closed by late summer. The reorganization will affect 63…
Precimold founder and president Gunter Weiss has sold the firm to Jack McDonald, an entrepreneur based out of Montreal.
Don Starkey Sr., the founder of Wauconda, Ill.-based mold components supplier Progressive Components, has died at the age of 84. Starkey passed away on February 20, from pneumonia after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Starkey began his career as…
Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing is nearing the end of a multi-million dollar 14,000-square-foot expansion.