See how Liberty Molds, Inc. and Allegiance Mold, LLC in Portage, MI use Cimatron integrated CAD/CAM software to design and manufacture custom, high-quality plastic injection molds faster to maintain a competitive edge.

CHALLENGE

  • Deliver custom, high-quality molds with fast, on-schedule delivery times.
  • Design and manufacture complex molds.
  • Become more efficient with mold design; reduce translation errors/mistakes.

SOLUTION

3D Systems Cimatron® integrated CAD/CAM software for mold design and manufacturing

RESULTS

  • Replaced three software solutions with a single, integrated CAD/CAM system.
  • Eliminated translation errors, resulting in hundreds of hours saved on re-work per error to lower final costs.
  • Cut mold design time by 50 percent.
  • Prevented slowdowns and avoided additional cost by using simulation tools to identify and correct problems before designs are sent to the shop floor.
  • Reduced the tool build time from 16 weeks to 10–12 weeks.
  • Accelerated onboarding time for new employees.
  • EDM package will pay for itself in a year or less.
Designing a mold with Cimatron® software at Liberty Molds, Inc.

Designing a mold with Cimatron

Opening a mold designed and manufactured by Liberty Molds, Inc. using Cimatron® software

Opening a mold designed and manufactured with Cimatron

“In this business, time is money. Something that used to take us 16 weeks to build, we can now build in 10–12 weeks using Cimatron.”
Pat Stevens, Engineering Manager, Liberty Molds, Inc., Portage, MI, USA