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German company producing micromolded Teflon parts

Rohde & Schwarz, a family-owned injection molder in Munich, is producing micromolded parts made of Teflon on presses from Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH.


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Reports: Foxconn considering Pennsylvania molding plant

Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group is in early discussions about setting up an injection molding factory in Pennsylvania, as part of a look at a larger manufacturing presence in the United States, according to press reports.


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Jade Group expands in China

Molder and mold maker Jade Group International LLC has moved its tooling operation to an expanded facility in Zhongshan, Guangdong province, to meet what it says is increased demand from North America and Europe.


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Massive Lego plant opens in China, keeps focus on sustainability

Toy molder Lego A/S has a new 1.77 million-square-foot injection molding plant in China that, when it's operating at full capacity, will make 72 billion ABS bricks annually.


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China’s Merryart opening molding plant in Texas

A Chinese manufacturer of plastic novelties -- which claims to be the world's largest producer of glow sticks and the second-largest maker of bubble blowing products for children -- is building an injection molding facility in Texas.


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Electronics molder adding size, capabilities in Canada

Custom injection molder Patrick Industries Inc. is expanding in Markham, Ontario, and is preparing to enter thermoforming next year. Patrick is part of Season Group, a vertically integrated electronics manufacturer headquartered in Donguang, China.


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Hayco, Wittmann help ready training program for new Dominican factory

Hong Kong-based processor Hayco is contributing $500,000 worth of equipment to a training program that will support its new factory in the Dominican Republic.


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Executive Q&A: Michael Yung, CEO of TK Group

"The mold is an art piece. We say to be a mold-maker, you need to have the mind of a scientist but possess the craftsmanship of an artist."


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TK surfs the Industry 4.0 wave

In three decades, TK Group (Holdings) Ltd. has grown from modest beginnings to a powerhouse mold maker and injection molder that's on the speed-dial of top brands from Silicon Valley to Sweden.


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Yanfeng buys, expands manufacturing base in South Carolina

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, the world's largest supplier of automotive interior components, is establishing a production base in South Carolina by expanding a plant that it has recently acquired from Faurecia SA.


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