Vol. 2, Issue 2 Fall 2008



In this Fall issue of mack makes news, consider some tips on outsourcing from Jeff Somple, president, Northern Operations; discover how CAE and flow simulation can help determine molding technique; learn how to choose the right resin for your design; and much more. Please add news@mack.com to your address book to make sure you continue to hear from us.

Best regards,
Julie Horst, Editor

Build it Better: Avoid Common Outsourcing Pitfalls
Whether you're buying from a vendor in the US or offshoring to a low-labor-cost country, there are some simple, but often over-looked, steps you can take to ensure success.

Daimler Dubs Mack Master of Quality 
"...this is no easy accomplishment," says Daimler's COO Roger Nielsen. "This year's winners are the role models for our entire supplier base." 

Veteran Engineer Heads Up Product Development
John Zuk, as head of advanced engineering services, wants to shorten time-to-market for customers, and

Talking the 'Talk' -- Medical Business Unit Formed 
"This is a team of professionals with a medical manufacturing culture that...(will) provide quicker response times, intensified technical support, and more accurate info..."

Ortho Design & Technology Expo -- FREE OEM Pass!
Advancements in orthopedic manufacturing will be front and center at the ODT Expo, November 4-6, 2008, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. OEMs can register for free
. Visit us! Booth #404.
Defibrillator handle
Hollow but structural
Soft-touch grip
Gas-assist injection 
CAE plays big role

Kudos to some, welcome to others! Mack adds talent in several functional areas to better serve you.

Choosing the right resin for your design is pivotal to its success. Here are some tips and real-life examples to guide you.