Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has expanded its Reynosa, Mexico facility, adding staff and machinery. In its second decade, the plastic injection molding, assembly, and packaging operation now has 265 employees operating three, eight-hour shifts.
The company has added:
•A Pan Stone Automated vacuum compression molding system with 24 x 24 inch tool capacity and 500 lb clamping force
•A high-precision Pan Stone Preformer to fabricate preformed rubber blanks for compression molding
•A 75-liter tilt mixer and a new cryogenic de-flashing system
•An automated multi-camera vision inspection system
•An Instron tensile tester for testing tensile properties of cured rubber...