GW Plastics upgrade tooling facility with AM in Vermont

Vermont-based advanced manufacturer, GW Plastics has expanded and upgraded their tooling facility in Vermont with additive manufacturing technology. The company has renovated and enhanced their state-of-the-art tooling facility in Royalton, Vermont, and purchased advanced metal 3D printing equipment to build precision mold components.

GW Plastics has invested in metal 3D printing technology for conformal cooling to improve cycle times as well as component quality and design flexibility. GW is one of only a handful of precision mold builders that have invested in this technology. GW has invested over USD 2M in its Royalton mold-building facility in the last 12 months to support its R&D and expansion efforts.

This announcement comes after GW’s purchase of Avenue Mould Solutions, an Ireland-based premier precision mold-building, machining, and injection molding company. This acquisition gives GW Plastics a unique industry position with precision mold-building facilities in North America, Asia, and Europe, in addition to injection molding and contract manufacturing. GW Plastics now ranks as one of the plastic industry’s largest manufacturers of precision molds.