iPads Give IMM Leg Up on Technology

iPads Give IMM Leg Up on Technology

By: Rhoda Miel
Published: October 22, 2012

Good mold making has always been a craft of technology and precision. Now it’s increasingly a combination of that craft, and knowledge, along with digital data and new ways to drive that information through the … Continue reading

Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Published: August 24, 2012

Social media vendors are leading the charge to break down communication barriers and enhance the flow of knowledge throughout the workplace, regardless of business function or geographic boundaries. By enabling social software initiatives that span across departments, markets … Continue reading

Bridge the Shop and Office Communication Gap

Bridge the Shop and Office Communication Gap

Published: January 31, 2012

An Ohio manufacturer becomes an example to the industry, connecting shop workers to office workers in an innovative new way.

It sounds like a lot of manufacturing companies: Office workers at individual desks with up-to-date computers on one … Continue reading

Plastics Industry Shows Resilience

U.S. Plastics Industry Shows Resilience Over Last Five Years

By Tony Deligio
Published: December 15th, 2011

Even as the number of people employed by the plastics industry in the U.S. declined by roughly 24% from 2005 through 2010, the total value of shipments from the sector rose by nearly … Continue reading

The View from 30 Feet

The View from 30 Feet: Industrial Mold & Machine’s iPads and Social Network

By: Plastics Business Magazine
Published: Fall 2012

Business gurus often talk about the view from 30,000 feet – the big
picture that provides a look at overall operations. Perhaps, however,
the focus should be … Continue reading

Social Networking

Social Networking, Industry Participation Keys to Moldmaker’s Success

By: Sherry L. Baranek
Published: September 1, 2011

Industrial Mold & Machine (IMM; Twinsburg, OH) considers itself fairly diverse. A majority of the company’s work is smaller molds (under 400 tons) in industries like appliance, computer/business equipment, electronics, lawn and garden, … Continue reading