Mack adds 6 Toshiba electrics for medical molding


Mack Molding is beefing up its medical focus, ccompany officials said in announcements at MD&M West today in Anaheim, California.

A just-completed Class 100,000 clean room in Arlington, Vermont houses six 110-ton electric injection molding machines from Toshiba. "Dedicated to reusable and disposable medical applications, this facility will be particularly well suited for the injection molding needs of our orthopedic customers," said Jeff Somple, president of Mack's Northern Operations.

Mack also announced that it has formed a new business unit dedicated to orthopedics and disposable medical devices. "We have seen customer growth in this market sector, so we felt it necessary to establish a group that will focus solely" on it, said Dwalin DeBoer, who is heading up the unit....
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