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Progressive Components recently added new products to support the unique needs of medical tools for clean room molding, joining over a dozen products that offer advantages for cleanroom environments.

Progressive Components has been developing mold component innovations for nearly three decades, with many items becoming global industry standards. Products have been released in versions, and at NPE 2018 Progressive is set to introduce its new v12 Catalog.

Progressive’s CVe Monitor, an electronic mold monitoring device that is mounted to an injection mold, interfaces with CVe Live wireless devices relaying data to the cloud based CVe Live website, providing unprecedented visibility of a tooling fleet, and ultimately ensuring production goals are being met from across the plant or around the world.

Global supplier to the tooling and molding industry based in Wauconda, Illinois, Progressive Components, received the first-place designation of Best Places to Work at the Plastics News Executive Forum, March 6th, 2018, in Naples, Florida. The company ranked number 2 in 2017, moving up to the number 1 spot in 2018 in a field of 17 finalists.

Progressive Components recently increased their Ejector Pin core hardness to 48-50 HRC., and expanded their product line with sixty sizes added for their Inch, DIN, and JIS standard pins.

Progressive’s CVe Mould Monitoring system is on thousands of tools worldwide since its initial release in 2011, and new features were added for K2016. For 2017, we continue to evolve the CVe Live technology to further enable unprecedented visibility of tooling and production.

New Standards for Releasing Undercuts

Progressive Components announces the new ModuLifter™ Undercut Release System. This new component is a rod-style, standardized modular lifter assembly that simplifies the release of undercuts for large molds.

The ModuLifter consists of six different base sizes that accept rods from ½” to 1½” diameters.

Production mold component developer and distributor, Progressive Components, announces the release of its new Component Certification program, which offers visibility of supplier component purchases and verification of mold specification compliance.

Industrial supplier Progressive Components, based in Wauconda, Illinois, was recently named one of twelve “Best Places to Work” by Crain Communications publication, Plastics News. Then at the publications annual Executive Forum in Naples, Florida, on March 28, 2017, Progressive ranked in the first runner-up spot amongst the twelve finalists.

Progressive Components announces its new Z-Series Inserted Bar Locks, designed for mold weights from 25,000 to 75,000 lbs.

U.S. mold equipment supplier Progressive Components Inc. came to the Chinaplas show in Shanghai with a very specific mission — cracking down on violators of its intellectual property.