Surviving The Storm of the Century: How to navigate the triple threats wreaking havoc in our industry

By Beth Moore on Nov 16, 2022 10:07:09 AM

Captain Billy Tyne faces the fight of his life. Miles from shore, he and his crew battle a monster storm. Waves 40 feet high pound the fishing boat, washing up on deck to sweep men and equipment overboard. Shrieking winds drown out all communication. All hands work feverishly, but the storm wins. The Andrea Gail and her entire crew are lost – sunk into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. 

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Topics: injection molding, processes, future, tariffs

The U.S. Lifts Tariff on Plastic Injection Molds

By Cory Arbogast on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Back in July 2018, President Trump implemented a 25% tariff on China-made plastic injection molds. Unexpectedly in December, the Trump Administration lifted the tariff for at least one year - a decision many say is likely to hurt American mold makers but help U.S. plastics companies that supply automakers. Below we share some insight on the tariff suspension, what it means for mold makers, and what it ultimately means for you.

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Topics: Mold Components, injection molding, advanced manufacturing, tariffs

Navigating Trump's New Tariff

By Phil Guajardo on Oct 3, 2018 4:13:21 PM

Earlier this year, President Trump implemented a 35% tariff on plastic injection molds

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Topics: injection molding, lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, round mate, tariffs

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