Injection Mold Manufacturing Blog

GenZ Connection: Skills & Careers in Manufacturing

August 2, 2017

Mold Craft provides hands on experience for select White Bear High Schoolers with an eye on a Manufacturing Career, particularly in the field of injection molding. After working with the Minnesota Department of Labor for many months to change the labor laws allowing students to experience a real manufacturing environment, the White Bear Lake High…

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Mold Craft at Amerimold 2017!

June 12, 2017

We’ll be demoing our latest R&D project: a 100µ filter disk two-cavity micro injection mold running in a Wittmann Battenfeld MicroPower 15T injection molding press. We’re very proud to debut this rotary mold with vacuum assist ejection, SCARA robot, and camera part location validation at Amerimold. Kudos to our talented design team and mold builders…

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MFG Day 2016

October 7, 2016

Have you ever wondered what happens inside manufacturing plants? On October 7th, Mold Craft, Inc. (Willernie, MN) opened their doors to high school students from White Bear Lake and Stillwater High Schools. Manufacturing Day is a nationwide event where American manufacturing takes the opportunity to show that they are no longer dark, dirty and dangerous. Mold making facilities are…

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AMBA 2016 Educational Outreach

October 6, 2016

The AMBA in 2016 established the Educational Outreach Program in celebration of manufacturers who work to engage young people in the manufacturing industry.  AMBA member companies were asked to submit a description with photos showcasing efforts made with local schools, along with programs for students to raise awareness and build interest in the moldmaking industry….

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Wittmann Battenfeld Open House and Innovations Workshop

October 5, 2016

Think Small ±.0001” to be exact Mold Craft, Inc. was asked to partner with Wittmann Battenfeld in Torrington CT during their open house and innovations workshop celebrating their 40th anniversary. Brian Heugh, Wittmann Battenfeld & Derrick Jahr, Mold Craft presented a technical presentation on micro molding, micro molding injection molding presses and designing/building micro molds…

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MFG Day 2015

October 2, 2016

American MFG Day; Friday, October 2, 2015.  Have you ever wondered what happens inside manufacturing plants? On October 2nd, Mold Craft, Inc. (Willernie, MN) opened their doors to over 270 high school students from Mahtomedi, White Bear Lake, Stillwater, Oakdale and North St Paul High Schools.  Manufacturing Day is a nationwide event where American manufacturing…

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2015 Mold Builder of the Year

May 3, 2015

Tim Bartz, co-owner of Mold Craft Inc. in Willernie, Minn., has been named Mold Builder of the Year by the American Mold Builders Association.  The award was announced May 7 at the association’s annual convention in Indianapolis. Mold Craft, which specializes in very tight-tolerance injection molds, celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. Bartz has been…

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According to Plan

May 2, 2015

This moldmaker influences its own destiny by staying true to itself, knowing exactly where it wants to go, and ensuring everyone in the organization understands how to get there. http://www.moldmakingtechnology.com/articles/all-according-to-plan

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MoldMaking Technology Blog

August 28, 2014

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director, Christina Fuges posts blog on Mold Craft’s Gala 50th Anniversary Celebration. http://www.moldmakingtechnology.com/blog/post/our-molds-arent-perfect-theyre—00001-inch

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Maintaining High Levels of Machining Accuracy

August 27, 2014

While planning for the future, Mold Craft–a manufacturer of high production molds featuring tight tolerances and true cavity insert interchangeability–says it will dispose of the equipment that is less capable and taking up valuable floor space, and replace it with profitable, state-of-the-art machines that will enhance its customer offerings while maintaining aggressive delivery dates. Read…

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LeadTime Leader award

August 26, 2014

Mold Craft received the MoldMaking Technology LeadTime Leader award for 2010. The editorial staff of our industry trade organization did a search of mold builders to find the leaders in our industry. Mold Craft was selected not just for our commitment to on time deliveries, but for our innovative design capabilities, success with difficult tight…

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Mold Craft 50th Anniversary Celebration

June 3, 2014

Mold Craft, Inc. opened its doors August 1, 2014 to friends, family, the community and industry to educate, inspire and entertain.  And what a party it was!  We commemorated our 50th Anniversary GALA Celebration with Food, Drink, Live Band and of course a tour of the Mold Craft Facilities where we shared where we are heading…

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