Medical overmolding projects prompt purchase of new vertical press


To meet growing demand from medical device customers, Matrix Tooling Inc. & Matrix Plastic Products has purchased a 45-ton vertical injection molding press for its manufacturing facility in Wood Dale, IL. The new Engel Insert 80V/45 ton press comes with a two-station rotary table. It also features a servo-controlled injection system for higher accuracy and repeatability, a high-temperature barrel package, and dual core pulls.

Matrix Plastic Products currently operates a total of 13 injection molding machines ranging from 5-300 tons. The company molds a variety of materials including PEEK, LCP, and resorbable materials. The new Engel vertical press is expected to be installed at Matrix in mid-August....
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