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Minco Tool & Mold Inc., a Dayton, OH-based mold manufacturer, has expanded its capacity with the addition of new equipment. The company added a Sodick AQ750 LH CNC Wire EDM Machine with 24 inches of travel. The AQ Series is Sodick’s line of large-work-area and extreme-taper Wire EDMs, and features a larger Z height, allowing for larger work pieces to be machined.

Clare Goldsberry

October 15, 2013

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Minco Tool & Mold adds capacity

   
Minco has also installed a new OKK VM900 Vertical Mill, with 30 hp, 12,000 rpm. This new-concept vertical machining center offers high precision and cutting performance, ease of operation and a variety of options for every need and budget.
   
With just over 100 employees, Minco utilizes Siemens NX CAD-CAM systems supported by 40-plus work stations, along with the latest state-of-the-art machine tools and auxiliary equipment to handle large-scale engineering and machining requirements. Minco’s Early Supplier Involvement business model supports customers from concept through mold qualification, and  has made the company a leader in time-based manufacturing.
   
Minco was founded in 1954, and builds molds for injection presses up to 1500 tons clamping force. The company designs and builds molds for a wide range of molding processes including structural foam, multi-shot, gas assist, in-mold decorating, insert molding and more. Minco serves the automotive, appliance, aerospace, medical, electronics, computer/business equipment, telecommunications and office products markets.
   
Minco Tool & Mold shares a 170,000-sq-ft facility with its molding division, All Service Plastic Molding that employs approximately 250.

About the Author(s)

Clare Goldsberry

Until she retired in September 2021, Clare Goldsberry reported on the plastics industry for more than 30 years. In addition to the 10,000+ articles she has written, by her own estimation, she is the author of several books, including The Business of Injection Molding: How to succeed as a custom molder and Purchasing Injection Molds: A buyers guide. Goldsberry is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association. She reflected on her long career in "Time to Say Good-Bye."

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