Vol. 2, Issue 1 Spring 2008


This issue is packed solid with technical know-how. Read the case study on Trane's AC top cap -- 5 parts into 1, external gas-assist, and up to $1.4MM in annual savings. Learn how to add product functionality and value through Dr. Michael Hansen's article on overmolding. And catch up on our recent expansion and new 4,000-ton press! Please add news@mack.com to your white list or address book to make sure you continue to hear from us.

Julie Horst, Editor

Now That's Heavy Metal!
Mack has nearly doubled the size of its dedicated large-part facility in Inman, S.C., and has added two more mega-sized injection molding presses -- 2,600- and 4,000-tonners!

ISO Certifies Mack's Environmental Performance
Mack's ISO resume is growing! Beyond ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, Mack has now achieved ISO 14001, the international standard for environmental management systems.

What IS an Ideal Supplier?
E-Z-GO, the world's leading manufacturer of golf cars and utility vehicles, has some specific thoughts on this...

Transport Awarded for New Drug Delivery System
Frost & Sullivan has awarded Transport Pharmaceuticals, a Mack Molding customer, the Technology Innovation of the Year Award for its breakthrough in cold sore treatment.

FREE...in the Big Apple?
Nothing's free in New York, or is it?? Click here for FREE registration
to MD&M East, June 3-5, NYC. And visit us! We'll be in booth 1455.
Trane AC top cap
5 parts into 1
Injection with external gas
Up to $1.4MM annual savings
SPI Award winner

Mack adds more resources to support medical market. Read about new hires in quality, engineering, and program and supply management.

Overmolding can add functionality (e.g., noise dampening, water-proofing, shock absorption) and increase a product's value.