May 2015

Currier Plastics Strengthens Prototyping Capabilities

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has invested in a Haas VF-4 Vertical Machining Center, better known as a CNC machine, to give the custom molder more flexibility with prototype tool builds and general mold modifications. Joel Sieber, New Product Development Manager said ” We’re excited to add the CNC machine to our in-house capabilities. The CNC …
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March 2015

Currier Plastics to demonstrate new Blow Molding System at NPE Show

Auburn, NY  Currier Plastics will demonstrate their newly acquired blow molding machine at the 2015 NPE Show in Orlando, Florida in March. The custom molder will be sharing the Kautex booth where their newest machine, the KBB60D, will be on display. Currier Plastics has partnered with Kautex Machine in their common goal to focus on …
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November 2014

Currier Plastics Remembers Founder with Dedication of Employee Courtyard

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics recently celebrated their company founder by dedicating a newly constructed employee courtyard to Mr. Raymond J. Currier. In 1982, Ray Currier started Currier Plastics with a strong belief of treating customers & employees with the upmost of respect and attention. This approach ultimately became the foundation of his business model. Currier …
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October 2014

Quality Assurance Technical Abilities Continue to Grow at Currier Plastics

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has a long reputation for providing the marketplace with high level custom Injection Molding and Blow Molding products. The engineering resources of the company continue to grow and attain the highest level of capabilities. The same can be said about the Quality Assurance function of the company as well. The Quality …
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October 2014

The Customer Buys the Machine, Currier Plastics Molds the Parts

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics considered locating a satellite operation inside a customer’s facility, but found that not to be in their best interest or in that of their client’s. In both the injection and blow molding sides of its business, Currier is operating some customer-owned machines in its plant. The reasons for doing so differed …
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August 2014

Currier Plastics Finds Value for its Customers with Finite Element Analysis

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics is using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) as a methodology for the design, development and modification of new and existing custom parts. The custom plastics molder has continued to invest in more technology to better assist their design efforts like 3D scanning and 3D printing with FEA software being the latest tool. …
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July 2014

Currier Plastics Expands its Collegiate Co-Op Program

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has continued to grow its Co-Op Program, adding a Penn State Senior to the most recent list of interns. The program has proved successful in the past with the transition of SUNY Oswego graduate Tom Maloney from intern to role of Business Development Manager. Currier Plastics believes in the importance of …
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May 2014

Currier Plastics Reinforces Production Floor with Training

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has expanded its technical training program which includes Statistical Process Control (SPC)to include all operators, beginning in their Blow Molding Department. SPC is a DMAIC methodology used for monitoring, controlling and improving a process through statistical analysis. Currier Plastics’ use of SPC along with their Hertzler Gain Seeker System technology enables …
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April 2014

Currier Plastics Continues Its Growth Path

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics has added additional molding machines increasing their growing overall blow molding capacity.   Multiple Automa Electro Series extrusion blow molding machines have been added to one of the 4 blow molding manufacturing cells. The beneficial features of this equipment include in-process trimming capabilities (dome, moil, tail and handle punch out) and complete …
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February 2014

Currier Plastics’ 3D Printer Provides Total Package Value

Auburn, NY Currier Plastics added an Objet 30 model 3D printer a few years ago as a tool in their design department for part engineering development. During this time, they have printed approximately 425 bottles, jars, canisters, closures, lids, and are still finding new uses for the technology. The 3D printer uses a technology that …
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