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Moldmaking Technology - Mold Business Index July 2015

Posted by: IBC on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

The Moldmaking Business Index (MBI) is published monthly by Moldmaking Technology.  The July 2015 index was 47.8 showing the mold making industry was contracting.  However, future expectations are highly positive.   For more details, link to the full article 


Moldmaking Technology - Mold Business Index May 2015

Posted by: IBC on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

The Moldmaking Business Index (MBI) is published monthly by Moldmaking Technology.  The May 2015 index was 50 showing the mold making industry unchanged from April, when the index was below 50.  Overall the industry is at it’s best level since 2012.   For more details, link to the full article  http://www.moldmakingtechnology.com/blog/post/may-mold-business-index-reports-industry-virtually-unchanged-for-three-months


No substitute for beryllium copper

Posted by: IBC on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

CuBe Replaces Electrical Connector in Car to Alleviate Potential Fire Hazard: see full story here http://beryllium.eu/news/cube-replaces-electrical-connector-car-alleviate-potential-fire-hazard/


Moldmaking Business Declines in April for second month in a row

Posted by: IBC on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

The Moldmaking Business Index (MBI) is published monthly by Moldmaking Technology.  The April 2015 index was 49.4 showing the second month in a row with a slight contraction in the mold making industry.  Future expectations continue to be positive, but exports and prices continued to decline.   For more details, link to the full article  http://www.moldmakingtechnology.com/articles/total-mbi-for-april-2015


Have You Ever Seen Copper Up Close...Really Close?

Posted by: IBC on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:30:00 am

Micro structures of Copper and Copper Alloys described on the Copper Development Association website http://www.copper.org/resources/properties/microstructure/