Custom injection molder and contract manufacturer Vision Plastics Inc. (Wilsonville, OR) took delivery of seven Toshiba all-electric molding presses in September. This was the second delivery of Toshiba presses following a purchase contract the company inked at NPE 2009, according to Vision Plastics' President, John Normandin.
"We made a three-year commitment to Toshiba and this was the second delivery, following the first in 2009," said Normandin in a recent interview. "Another shipment is due in 2011—a minimum of seven more. We agreed to purchase a minimum of 20 machines over three years." The new Toshiba all-electrics consist of three sizes: 390-, 180-, and 110-ton clamping forces....