Coronavirus Coverage

Composites suppliers, fabricators respond to coronavirus

Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.

Molder/Mold Builder Provides Multi-Level Support of Local Community during COVID-19

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Amanda Wiriya, the Manufacturing Support Manager for Wepco Plastics about the leadership, skills and team that have come together to help their local community during the coronavirus outbreak.

Nexteer Puts 3D Printers to Work in Fight Against COVID-19

Supplier ramps up production of personal protection equipment in Michigan and Poland

CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

This global, open innovation initiative is via Stratasys GrabCAD platform and designed to help develop a rapidly deployable mechanical ventilator.

3D Printing and Coronavirus: U.S. Additive Manufacturers Share Their Experiences

The COVID-19 outbreak has brought both setbacks and opportunities for American manufacturing. 3D printing companies share their stories. 

Dukane Designated as Critical Manufacturer in Coronavirus Response

Among the world’s leading suppliers of plastic welding equipment, Dukane is doing its part during the coronavirus pandemic.

AIMS Metrology Shifts Production to Aid Health Providers

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, AIMS is shifting its machining and metrology capabilities to the manufacture of medical parts.

Coronavirus and Manufacturing as We Enter April

The week of March 23 saw significantly more manufacturers make adjustments to production/capacity as automotive OEMs closed facilities and states closed non-essential businesses.

Gardner Intelligence: Business Index 41.0

As businesses worldwide are forced to close due to COVID-19, manufacturers on the whole face a challenging near-term environment.  Custom processors and additive manufacturers reported relatively better conditions in March as compared to their peers in other manufacturing processes.  This may have been potentially due to their immediate ability to manufacture the goods necessary in the fight against COVID-19.

Need Help with a Molding Project to Counter the Coronavirus?

Expert help at a steep discount, and the fee goes to a COVID-19 related charity.

Mold Builder Looks for Opportunity; Leverages Network to Take on Challenges from Coronavirus

MGS Mfg Group looks at the opportunities the coronavirus presents and tries not to focus on the negative. This mold manufacturer believes in turning challenge into change.

Carmakers in a Quandary about When to Reopen Plants

It starts with worker safety, but there also is increasing uncertainty about demand