Why Do Micro Molding Projects Fail?

Why Do Micro Molding Projects Fail?

Historically, 20% of new projects at MTD each year have been “rescues” – failed attempts by others. MTD’s success rate? 100%. In 2016, the annual customer survey results indicated that this rescue percentage increased to 30%, with about 25% of...
Looking Back on 2016

Looking Back on 2016

As we approach the end of the year, we look back on MTD’s highlights from 2016. Some of the highlights from the year for us include: Plastics News’ Processor of the Year Finalist Expanding our Molding and Tooling Departments ISO13485 Certification Teaming...
MTD Announced as Innovation Prize Finalist

MTD Announced as Innovation Prize Finalist

MTD has been included in the BIOMEDevice Innovation Tour, as a top 5 finalist, for our work in creating tiny bioabsorbable medical components. We are looking forward to discussing MTD’s bioabsorbable expertise during the Innovation Tour in San Jose. BIOMEDevice...
Cleanroom Manufacturing: The Only Option for Bioabsorbables

Cleanroom Manufacturing: The Only Option for Bioabsorbables

With the steady increased adoption of bioabsorbable polymers and sensitive materials for micro medical device components, temperature controlled environments for manufacturing and storing these critical pieces has become essential. Due to the sensitivity of...
Advantages of Advanced Medical Micro Molding

Advantages of Advanced Medical Micro Molding

How is medical micromolding different? Medical micro injection molding requires much more specialized equipment than traditional micro injection molding. In conventional micro injection molding machines, the screw performs four basic actions: melt, feed, convey and...
2016 MPO Summit Offers Industry Insight

2016 MPO Summit Offers Industry Insight

The 2016 MPO Summit, presented by MPO Magazine, took place last week in the lively city of Austin, TX. Amazing panels and various networking opportunities allow for a plethora of interesting industry information to be shared. The MPO Summit continues to be a great...
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