08/04/2010

Plastics News

Mastip starts US hot half assembly

Hot-runner supplier Mastip Inc., part of New Zealand-based Mastip Technology Ltd., has started U.S. assembly of hot halves at its facility in Slinger.

David Shirley, North American general manager, said the company is sourcing the plates from U.S. suppliers. The hot-runner components come from Mastip headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand

“We now have the capacity to assemble hot halves here. What we’re doing is marrying together the components from New Zealand with the plates coming from here,” Shirley said.

Mastip’s U.S. operation had been importing the completed...