The Art of Taking Photos of Really Tiny Parts

The Art of Taking Photos of Really Tiny Parts

Plastics News was very clearly impressed with MTD’s part photography that lined the walls of our office when they visited earlier this year. One of the most interesting companies that I visited in 2016 was MTD Micro Molding in Charlton, Mass. The company was a...
MTD Micro Molding Dedicated to Medical

MTD Micro Molding Dedicated to Medical

When MTD Micro Molding was founded in 1972 as Miniature Tool & Die, Inc., the company quickly established itself as a maker of miniature connector molds for the electronics industry. But today, the Charlton company is all about medical — in fact, they are...
MTD’s Jared Cicio Named Plastics News Rising Star

MTD’s Jared Cicio Named Plastics News Rising Star

If you’re looking for insight into the future of the plastics industry, the Plastics News Rising Stars special report are an excellent place to start. This is the publication’s third year of Rising Stars, and the quality continues to shine. The criteria is...

Resorbable Molding 101

The recent FDA approval of Abbott’s Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) System is designed with a poly(L-lactide) polymer to fully dissolve in the patient’s body over about three years. Products like this underscore the growing popularity of...
MedAccred Releases First Plastics Audit Criteria

MedAccred Releases First Plastics Audit Criteria

The MedAccred Plastics Task Group has released its first set of audit criteria.  AC8160 MedAccred Audit Criteria for Injection Molding will be used during MedAccred audits conducted at companies manufacturing resin based components via various processes including...
The Dynamics of Medical Molding

The Dynamics of Medical Molding

MTD was included in MPO’s June issue in the collaboration article, The Dynamics of Medical Molding. It is always interesting to see different perspectives on different topics in the fast-moving medical device industry. Experts in the field were interviewed on...
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