Names in the News: Mack Molding, Nyloncraft and Engel, Husky, Material ConneXion


Contract injection molder Mack Molding is recognized for manufacturing leadership as is ERP supplier IQMS. Nyloncraft adds two new Engels to its stable, Material ConneXion has big plans for China, and Husky completes its acquisition of moldmaker KTW.

Mack Molding (Arlington, VT) was named a winner of Managing Automation Communications' 2011 Progressive Manufacturing 100 Award at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit held earlier this month in Palm Beach, FL. Mack was recognized for its efforts in redefining the company as a major North American manufacturer in the new millennium.

A decade ago, as many OEMs shifted to offshore manufacturing or sourcing, Mack crafted a new business model to expand its position as both a contract manufacturer for the medical market, as well as a custom plastic molder of super-large parts. With strides made on both of those fronts, Mack has concentrated of late on the third leg of the business model - big, bulky, complex products - that diversify its markets beyond medical and emphasizes its services beyond injection molding. ...
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