Milacron product brands focusing on tailored approach for Latin American markets, all under one roof at Plastimagen
(CINCINNATI, OHIO – March 3, 2016) – Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announce their upcoming presence at Plastimagen 2016, in Mexico City, Mexico. The Plastimagen show runs from March 8-11th at the Centro Banamex and is celebrating its 20th year. Milacron will be displaying its technologies at stand 1614. It will also be the first time Canterbury/Genca displays under their new parent company, Milacron, as part of the Milacron Extrusion team.
Milacron in Latin America
Milacron has a High Impact Technical center in Querétaro, Mexico, 140 miles northwest of Mexico City. The facility, in use since 2014, measures in at 32,300-square-foot and is the heart of Milacron’s Latin American operations. The facility houses Milacron’s Latin American injection, extrusion and blow molding sales, aftermarket parts and service business as well as Mold-Masters Latin American hot runner and control systems service business and DME mold component and industrial supplies operations. The facility employs 45, including 25 service engineers. It stocks approximately $2.5 million in spare parts to ensure prompt service to those in the region. In recent years, Milacron has also focused on sales and support of extrusion and blow molding machinery and have seen impressive results.
Milacron CEO, Tom Goeke recently commented, “Milacron and a number of Milacron brands have long had a presence in Mexico. The Mexican and Latin American markets are a source of automotive and packaging growth. At Milacron, we’re well positioned to capitalize on the growing Latin American market.” Goeke added, “We continue to follow and serve our customers as they focus on Latin America, Milacron has seen the Latin American market embrace Milacron’s technology platform and our customers continue to grow with Milacron through innovation, quality and performance.
“Milacron’s significant footprint, continued investment and solid reputation in Mexico and Latin America are a result of an industry leading product offering, strong corporate vision and team of dedicated associates. Milacron continues to ensure our customers’ needs are met through our effective support teams and have resulted in long lasting customer partnerships in a variety of industry segments. Milacron Mexico has a solid growth plan and will continue to focus on supporting the entire customer lifecycle “, stated Juan Carlos Gonzalez, Director, Latin America
In the Booth
On display at the Milacron booth will be technologies from Milacron’s industry leading product brands including Milacron injection and extrusion molding, Mold-Masters hot runners and control systems and DME mold components and industrial supplies. Milacron’s booth will feature two state-of-the-art active injection molding cells, Milacron’s MTS 170 and Milacron’s Roboshot 165. Below you’ll find a complete overview of what you can expect to see from Milacron at Plastimagen 2016.
Robotshot 165 with E-Multi Secondary Injection Unit – The best all-electric single component injection unit just became BETTER.
Milacron is expanding the already vast capability of the Roboshot Series by moving into the two-component market with the addition of the Mold-Masters LSR E-Multi 2nd injection unit. The integrated all-electric design (of both products) provides clean, precise and repeatable molding for any application. Multi-component molding is a sophisticated discipline that is increasingly in demand. Using different materials (and/or dyes) in one product can improve the design and durability while being cost effective and eliminating downstream assembly equipment. This multi-component option is available as a standard option or as an aftermarket retrofit.
- NEW LSR E-Multi Technology
- Integrated Varian Rotary Table
- Two-component molding with thermoplastic and LSR
Magna T 170 – Increase energy efficiency while providing outstanding repeatability, accuracy and precision.
The Magna T servo is a high-value injection molding machine combining the advantages of precision and accurate toggle mechanism with advanced user controls. The servo design increases energy efficiency while providing outstanding repeatability, accuracy and precision. This platform is an extremely versatile series that offers high reliability, making it an outstanding addition to any fleet. The Magna T product range is from 55 to 610 tons.
- Reliable: Toggle mechanism optimized for fast cycling and reduced platen deflection
- Versatile: Accommodates large and heavy molds
- Energy Efficient: Servo motor driven power pack
- Precise: Minimal rejects with maximum repeatability
Mold-Masters Fusion G2 Automotive Hot Runner – Drop-in, single point connections ensure easy installation and faster start up times. The Fusion G2 is unfailing and user-friendly, just drop-in, connect and go.
The new Fusion Series G2 drop-in, single point connection design ensures easy installation, faster start-ups, reliable operation and user-friendly maintenance for medium and large part molding applications.
- Screw-in, slim profile nozzles.
- Multiple heater zones per nozzle for optimized thermal profile field.
- Replaceable nozzle heaters.
- Integrated leak proof protection.
- Completely pre-assembled and pre-wired.
- Quick access to spare parts due to modular standard components.
Mold-Masters Automotive Lens Hot Runner – Engineered for consistency and reliability, Mold-Masters Lens hot runner distributes heat evenly while improving temperature control.
With standard components and drop-in features the Mold-Masters Lens hot runner system ensures faster delivery time, easy installation, quick start-ups, and user-friendly maintenance. The clear choice for automotive lens/housing and white goods molding applications.
- Specially engineered angled manifold assembly
- Pre-assembled and pre-wired
- Field replaceable components including heaters
- Quick actuator disassembly to release valve pin
- Optional dual thermocouples
- Optional water cooling nozzle jacket
- Optional Drop-in functionality with quick disconnects
Mold-Masters TempMaster Control Solutions – Featuring Industry leading Adaptive Process System (APS) software and algorithms.
Today’s demanding molding applications require a hot runner controller that you can rely on for precision control, ease of use and day-to-day reliability. Equipment size is also an important issue when trying to maximize shop floor utilization. With this in mind, Mold-Masters has designed the M-Series range of controllers.
- A wide range of solutions available with the M2, iM2 and MT series from 2 to 560 zone configurations
- User-friendly plug-and-play units make for quick start-ups
- Now with new fill, flow and control features
- Compact and configurable solutions to optimize the performance of Mold-Masters or other brand hot runner systems
DME Mold Technologies
Milacron has long been an essential resource to the plastics industry worldwide. Its line of DME market-leading mold technologies represents the industry’s broadest range of products for mold makers, processors and mold designers. Among its offer of unlimited mold base configurations are two new products engineered to save time and money.
NEW Large Mold Bases
- Mold base plate lengths up to 66 inches
- Plate widths up to 54 inches
- Plate thickness up to 14 inches
- Tighter tolerances and faster delivery
- Highest quality precision finishes
NEW MUD Aluminum Insert Molds
- Superior machining qualities
- Lighter weight
- Excellent thermal conductivity
- Faster molding cycles
Milacron both designs and builds full extrusion systems in house. Milacron’s breadth of extrusion offerings is all encompassing, from extruders, to new and rebuilt extrusion barrels and screws, to pipe heads, dies and downstream equipment, providing powerful, reliable solutions that meet customers’ unique needs. Milacron’s extrusion solutions are highly customizable and increase productivity, output and accuracy, while reducing costs.
The entire Milacron team welcomes everyone at Plastimagen 2016 March 8-11, stand 1614
Milacron continues to push the boundaries of possibilities in plastics with breakthrough products from leading brands including Milacron, Mold-Masters, DME, Ferromatik, Uniloy and CIMCOOL.
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Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the plastic technology and processing industry. Milacron is the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, blow molding and extrusion equipment plus a wide market range of advanced fluid technologies. Visit Milacron at milacron.com
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