ACH taps Engel for trio of automotive lens molding cells


Bulking up its capacity for automotive lens production is Automotive Components Holdings LLC (ACH), which just installed three new injection molding systems from Engel to help ACH promote fully automated production of multicolored, automotive taillight lenses.

ACH will need the machines to keep up with orders for multicolored acrylic taillight lenses for a variety of Ford vehicles including multicolored wraparound lenses for the 2011 Ford Explorer. According to Engel (York, PA), the trio of machines recently supplied to ACH included one 1000-ton and two specially engineered 1250-ton duo series twin-platen molding machines equipped with rotary platens, multiple injection units, application dedicated automation, and auxiliary support systems....
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