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Lights-Out Machining: You Go Home, the Machines Keep WorkingMichigan Radio did an interview with John Hill who owns Midwest Mold Services
Imagine going home at night while your computer keeps doing your job. That’s the basic idea behind a trend in manufacturing called “lights-out machining.” You punch out. The machines keep working. It’s a way to make a lot more product with a lot fewer people … and fewer jobs. Boosting productivity and staying competitive by..
Midwest Mold played host to 30 Roseville High School Students from the Career Technical Education Department for the 2014 Manufacturing Day Oct 3rd. The student’s curriculums comprised of automotive, marketing, business and journalism. Groups were organized to personalize the experience as they moved from station to station. There they were able to see the process..
The annual celebration of Manufacturing Day 2014 is October 3rd. Midwest Mold is proud to host a plant tour for 30 Roseville High School CTE students. The purpose of the event is to demonstrate to the students, parents, educators, media, customers, suppliers, and the community just how vital manufacturing is in our North American economy…
A recent 3-D opportunity presented to Midwest Mold was to create a unique and fully functional see through part. Utilizing 3-D printing capabilities Midwest Mold designed a completely clear test block. Per customer data and requirements the block was created so they could monitor fluid flow throughout the entire part. With objectives understood, work began..
Aluminum more than ever has a place in production molds. Aluminum is less expensive than P-20 tool steel – a material of choice for high volume parts – and an aluminum mold can run cycle times 20-30% faster than steel. In today’s automotive economic environment many OEM’s are telling their suppliers to convert to aluminum..
Definition: Computer generated analysis of plastic resin flow within a runner, gate and cavity of a plastic injection mold. A pretty simple definition for a program that analyzes all critical functional areas of plastic product designs, reports potential failures and provides an analysis of other vital criteria like fill time, flow, pressures, temperatures, weld lines,..
Hosted by Eifel Mold & Engineering and Midwest Mold Services Moldmakers Profit by Developing Niche Areas of ExpertiseTopic of Focus Nothing can add more power to your business than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets. Creating competitive differentiation is a three-word action phrase that can sum up the strategies of..
If you are an employee or an employer in Michigan, this information is critical to you and needs to be shared with your family, friends and neighbors. Non business owners likely are unaware of what this proposal is or what it will do to help create and keep jobs in Michigan
At Midwest Mold, we understand that changes are constant and our customers have different goals and objectives for their products. Whether they’re an engineering change in our case or a personal change made to better yourself, we all go through them.
Midwest Mold is now officially active in the US Governments system for award management. We have now been assigned our Cage Code by the Department of Defense’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The CAGE code is used to support a variety of mechanized systems throughout the government and provides a standardized method of identifying a given..