Toolcraft adapts with highly automated equipment

A look inside Toolcraft (Georgensgmün, Germany) shows how the German plastics processing industry is continuing to adapt to changing European economic and global competitive conditions.

The moldmaking and injection molding division at Toolcraft has its roots in production of parts for model railroads. Miniatures in that field—particularly those made in Germany—paid attention to tiny details.

After the toymaklng industry made a massive global shift to low-cost countries, Toolcraft shifted its focus to precision medical plastics, particularly miniature parts for hearing aids....

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