Plustech in the News

Plustech has made a commitment to delivering the highest quality machines, the strongest technical support, and the most experienced service team to ensure our customers’ profitability and competitive edge toward productivity in the high-demand injection molding manufacturing industry. That difference is newsworthy, and the industry media is sharing our stories of success. Learn what the buzz is about here. For more information, including Media Inquiries, email us.


March 17, 2023

Sodick – Plustech Inc. PTXPO Spotlight

Kohei Shinohara, vice president of Sodick – Plustech, talks with Plastics Technology leading up to the Plastics Technology Expo (PTXPO) March 28-30th … Watch PTXPO Spotlight


December 15, 2022

Expanding Process Skills

Two-day training session by AIM and Plustech broadens machine operators’ injection molding knowledge.
By Geoff Giordano … Read More Online


November 3, 2022

Matrix Tool: Welcome to the Family

In its 50th year, Matrix Tool applies moldmaking and injection molding expertise, plus a long family heritage, to high-precision jobs that many would deem impossible. … Read More Online

September 16, 2022

Japanese Precision Technology Comes to K 2022

As Japanese injection moulding machinery manufacturer Sodick prepares to return to the halls of Messe Düsseldorf for K 2022, Rob Coker spoke with Sodick Europe General Sales Manager Manabu Takemura for a sneak preview of what to expect. … Read More Online


August 12, 2022

Like Father, Like Daughter

SPE and plastics are a family affair for Len and Lauren Hampton

The story of Len Hampton and his daughter, Lauren, in many ways represents the experiences shared between numerous parent and child members of SPE through the years. … Read More Online


August 10, 2022

More than Molding

The main attraction of the Molding 2022 Conference, as always, are the expert speakers from industry-leading companies, but attendees can expect a lot more than thought-provoking presentations in Charlotte this November.

For more than three decades, the Molding Conference has been about thought leaders in injection molding sharing their knowledge and experience of both cutting-edge technologies and best practices for longstanding processes and equipment. At this year’s Molding … Read More


July 11, 2022

Sodick IMM Plustech Adds Showroom in California

Sodick IMM Plustech will host an open house on July 19-20 to celebrate the opening of a new parts and product showroom in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Injection molding machine manufacturer Plustech Inc. has expanded its North American operations beyond Chicago, opening a parts and product showroom near Los Angeles, in Yorba Linda, Calif. Sodick IMM Plustech will host an open house to celebrate its newest facility on July 19-20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  … Read More


February 1, 2022

Sodick Press Provides Precision for Tier 2 Supplier

Team 1 likes Sodicks so much, it is planning to buy another 495-tonner by the end of this year, in anticipation of continued growth in 2023, Sanford said. With bigger machines, the company can do more. “They’re really excellent molding machines, especially for precision parts that we’re making,” he said.  … Read More


December 7, 2021

Injection Machine Builders Press Through Record Growth, Ailing Supply Chain

“We’ve seen a surge in orders in the medical device market, especially on the diagnostic side due to the pandemic. … Machine demand in the midsize range of 100-200 tons for us has gone through the roof,” Hampton said, adding orders are also strong in the appliance and industrial markets. … Read More


November 1, 2021

Matrix Tool Sweeps ‘Hot Shots’ Competition

Working together with injection machine builder Sodick Plustech, this Pennsylvania molder and moldmaker won both prizes in Plastics Technology’s first-ever Hot Shots injection molded parts competition, held at Molding 2021. … Read More


September 16, 2021

2021 Hot Shots Finalists

Molded from Sumitomo’s Sumika Super LCP resin in a Sodick Plustech two-stage Hi-Response injection molding machine from Sodick, the showcase part has a wall thickness of just .0048 inch, and is filled in 0.16 second. … Read More


September 1, 2021

Medical Molder Boasts Showpiece Material-Handling System

Flex Manchester is so proud of its new, elaborate drying/conveying system that it greets visitors front and center on their way to view the cleanroom molding floor. … Read More


March 2, 2021

Equipment Distributor Plustech Moves to New Illinois Site

“Making this move will improve efficiency, collaboration, and cost competitiveness, while providing an exceptional work environment for our employees.” Len Hampton – plus tech National Sales Manager … Read More