Tag Archives: Milacron

Mexican Trade Issue Clouds US Plastics Outlook

President Trump’s Mexico policy is the elephant in the room as the U.S. plastics industry emerges from a difficult 2016. “Shipments of plastics equipment rose steadily during the [..]

Management, Markets, North America

Mold-Masters Announces ‘SmartMold’

Mold-Masters has developed a product called SmartMold that is described on the Milacron Web site as “a small powerful PC fully integrated with sensors in the hot runner.” [..]

Molds & Moldmaking, North America , ,

Co-Injection Buoys Milacron In ‘Soft’ Economy

Pricing pressures are growing in the sale of plastics processing equipment, officials of Milacron said in a recent conference call. Weak pricing had a negative impact of 1.4 [..]

Hot runner systems, Injection Molding, North America, Packaging, polypropylene , , ,

Milacron Forecasts Low Growth In 2016; Expands LCC Sourcing

Milacron forecasts 0 to 2 percent organic sales growth in 2016, which it says is in line with current market conditions. Sales in 2015 rose 2.1 per cent [..]

Injection Molding

US Economy Slows; Is A Recession Coming?

Shipments of injection molding machinery in North America declined 2.4 percent in the July-to-September period compared to the same quarter last year, according to data released by the [..]

Injection Molding ,

Milacron Sales Dip, But Tier Ones Eye Big 4-Shot Units

Overall organic revenues are down about 2 percent at Milacron due to a weakening capital spending outlook in North America and China, but the company reports good progress [..]

Asia, Automotive, Construction, Consumer Goods, Europe, Injection Molding, North America ,

Can Injection Molding Save Stratasys?

Stratasys, the global leader in additive manufacturing, this morning reported very disappointing quarterly financial results, reflecting the plunge in its MakerBot business, global economic weakness, and increased competitiveness [..]

ABS, Additive manufacturing, Africa/MidEast, Design, Europe, Industrial, Injection Molding, Molds & Moldmaking, North America, Polyacetal , , , , ,

Milacron Beefs Up Auxiliary Injection Units

Auxiliary injection units were hot at K2013, and the beat keeps on going. They can dramatically boost productivity at minimal cost, creating quick co-injection capabilities. Milacron is beefing [..]

Auxiliary Equipment, Co-Injection, Comolding, North America ,

Milacron Outlines $30 Million Cost Reduction Plan

Milacron executives yesterday discussed detailed plans to drive down costs $30 million by the end of 2017 in the first quarterly earnings conference call with investment analysts since [..]

Injection Molding

Milacron Sees Opportunity In Aging American Machine Base

Wall Street seems to be taking a wait-and-see attitude with the newly issued common stock shares of Milacron, the  American-based manufacturer of three types of plastics processing machinery, hot [..]

Injection Molding