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FAQ: Does My Tooling Require Any Special Modifications to Run Injectoblend Recycled Materials?

The short answer is no.  There are no special tooling modifications required to mold Injectoblend recycled materials.  A common misperception is that the shrink characteristics for virgin materials are different than their recycled equivalent.  The obvious concern with a different shrink factor is the need to weld and/or re-cut the steel on the cavities and cores.  For the great majority […]

Approaching the Tipping Point

Happy New Year! In 2009 and 2010, automotive OEM’s and their supply base drastically restructured their businesses in order to make money at an annual sales rate of 10.0 to 12.0 million vehicles. As we close the book on 2010, the news from the automotive industry continues to improve with car sales increasing steadily. The […]

AGS Technology Featured in Green Manufacturer Magazine

Environmental awareness issues continue to gain momentum. Even to this “experienced optimist” it looks like sustainability is here to stay as evidenced by increased coverage and focus in the media. A relatively new magazine and website called Green Manufacturer showcases stories about manufacturers with successful approaches to sustainable manufacturing. True to its mission, Green Manufacturer […]

AGS Injectoblend FPP330 Approved to General Motors GMP.PP.017

General Motors Material Engineering has approved AGS Injectoblend FPP330 to GMP.PP.017 specification. FPP330 is a 30% glass reinforced polypropylene that is used for various under-the-hood, exterior, and interior parts. Examples include headlamp mounting brackets, armrest substrates, shields, battery trays, BCM/ECM/PCM/TCM/TCCM/VCM brackets, spare tire adapters, door belt reinforcements, etc… This approval introduces a cost-effective recycled alternative […]

AGS Posted on Industry Week’s Website

Industry Week, a leading source of information for manufacturing professionals, has featured AGS Technology in its “Manufacturing Savvy” blog. Industry Week’s eMedia Editor, Adrienne Selko, uses her blog to post “clever, productive and environmentally-sound manufacturing practices and strategies”. Click on the link below to read her blog and take on AGS Technology: http://forums.industryweek.com/showthread.php?p=38291#post38291

AGStimator PRESS RELEASE

ISO/TS16949 2015 Mitchell Boulevard Schaumburg, IL 60193 Phone 847.534.6600 Fax 847.534.6570 www.agstechnology.com PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: George Staniulis Phone: (847) 534-6600 x102 AGS Technology Launches Online Part Cost Estimator for Injection Molded Parts Made From Recycled Plastic Schaumburg, Ill., April 6, 2010