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AGS Batavia Entry Displays Original Work by Artist Elisa Boughner

When George Staniulis and I first toured the 78,000 square foot facility at 951 Douglas Road in Batavia the expansive front entry area with its large front wall left a daunting impression.  We couldn’t help but wonder if this building was too big for AGS Technology. Fast forward almost two years later and AGS Technology is thriving in its new […]

They’re Heeere!

AGS Technology’s two new JSW injection molding machines have arrived.  J280ADS provides 310 US tons of clamping pressure while J450ADS offers 500 US tons.  These ADS series machines are the very first wave of JSW’s latest offering in North America.  The new AGS Technology Batavia location boasts an underground utility tunnel with all the electric, water, and air infrastructure completed to fully support up to 30 injection molding […]

Plastics Machinery Magazine Highlights AGS Technology’s Recycling Capabilities

At the 2015 Molding Conference in Rosemont IL, George Staniulis made a technical presentation entitled “Direct Injection Molding of Recycled Plastics Bypassing the Extrusion and Pelletizing Operation”.  The presentation covered the unique challenges associated with buying, cleaning, characterizing, formulating, and injection molding recycled plastics. Over the last 20 years, AGS Technology has established itself as a […]

AGS Technology Orders Two New Presses

Having successfully completed the move into its Batavia IL facility, AGS Technology  continues to invest in the future to meet the needs of its customers.  The latest announcement is the purchase of two new, all electric servo drive injection molding machines from JSW Plastics Machinery.  J450ADS is a 500 US ton machine and J280ADS is a 310 US ton machine.  Both presses are the latest […]

AGS Technology Awarded 2013-2014 GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Excerpt from letter sent to AGS Technology from General Motors Sheri Hickok, Executive Director, Global Supplier Quality & Development: August 20, 2014 Congratulations! You are receiving this letter because your manufacturing location is being awarded the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2013-14 award year. The award is given to specific manufacturing locations […]

AGS Technology is on the Move

AGS Technology has leased a 78,000 square foot building in Batavia IL.  Some of the reasons AGS has decided to move include: 1) Opportunity to streamline its operations from three facilities (warehouse, raw material processing, injection molding/assembly) into one. 2) Existing floor space and electricity constraints at the Schaumburg location limit growth. 3) Automotive and non-automotive sales are projected to […]

As Good as Gold-GM Recognizes AGS for Outstanding On-Time Delivery Performance

General Motors  has recognized AGS Technology with a “Gold Supplier Status” plaque for its outstanding on-time delivery performance.  In a letter accompanying the plaque, General Motors stated that AGS Technology “has played an important role in our efforts to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles.  Your dedication and commitment to consistently perform above expectations are very much […]

Plastics Technology Magazine Features AGS Technology in December 2013 Issue

  As part four of its series on sustainability, Matt Naitove, Executive Editor of Plastics Technology magazine chose AGS Technology for its creativity in plastics recycling.  In less than 2,400 words, the article captures the genesis and 18 years of hard work that has made AGS Technology a leader in this arena.  Click on the link below to read […]

2012 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award

On December 13, 2012, JoAnn Bastick from General Motors formally presented AGS Technology with its 2012 Supplier Quality Excellence Award.  This award is given to less than 7% of General Motors worldwide supply base.  It is based on a stringent set of quality performance criteria along with the cross-functional support of the entire General Motors organization.  […]

AGS Technology Improves Mixing Screw Design on Injection Molding Machines

“To live is to suffer, to survive is to find meaning in our suffering” – Viktor Frankl What is the most important attribute that a molder needs in order to successfully mold regrind?  Raw material testing expertise?  Processing knowledge?  The latest injection molding equipment?  The truth of the matter is that the most important attribute […]