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Toolmakers & Mould Components

KNARR Presents Rack and Spiral Gears for Stack Moulds

Is it possible to double output volume using the same tool and machine size, with significantly lower unit costs? Discover why some injection moulders rely on stack moulds, especially for flatter plastic parts.

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Ad-Vance Engineering Collaborates with Local Council in COVID-19 Response

Ad-Vance Engineering, one of Ireland’s foremost toolmakers, based in Lisburn, were recent participants in their local Council’s business mentoring programme, which helped to equip them to assist in COVID-19 efforts by manufacturing PPE.

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Wickford Mould & Tool: Tools for Success

Wickford Mould and Tool was founded in 2009 by Bob Kitchin and David Edwards. By pooling their life savings, the pair of engineers purchased the plant and machinery from the previous owners and persuaded the […]

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Tappex Launch 3rd Generation Heat Inserter

The Tappex Generation 3 heat inserter has been designed to allow quick, easy and repeatable installation of a range of Tappex threaded inserts into plastic moulds.

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Hales Tool & Die UK Company Buy-Out

John Applebee, MD of Hales Tool & Die Ltd (UK) has purchased the balance of company shares previously owned by parent company Hales Australia Pty Ltd. Hales will continue to represent a number of reputable […]

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What Led Kavia Tooling to Develop its own Manufacturing Software?

When Kavia Tooling was looking at improving its manufacturing efficiency and accuracy, the company couldn’t find a suitable off-the-shelf solution, so developed its own software package to exactly suit its needs. Once complete, it became […]

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Modern Valve Gate Nozzle Technology Enables Perfect IML

When German toolmaker Roth Werkzeugbau manufactured a tool for curd cheese cups, they chose GÜNTHER valve gate technology for injecting the cup in the in-mould labelling tool, following previous positive experiences with the company.

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ECME Announce Successful Recipients of COVID-19 Mini Projects Grants

Leading Lisburn toolmaker, Ad-Vance Engineering, will receive more than £300,000 in funding for healthcare projects relating to COVID-19, as the ECME announces the successful applicant companies for its Mini Projects Grants.

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Innovative Gate Cutting System from Ermanno Balzi

Italian mould component manufacturer, Ermanno Balzi, has developed an exciting new product, allowing separation of a moulded component from its cold runner during the moulding cycle, with an internal cutting mechanism. 

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Merger of Runipsys to the YUDO Group

Worldwide hot runner leader, YUDO, has announced the integration of French hot runner specialist, the Runipsys Group into the YUDO Group of companies.

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