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Attend NPE 2012 for FREE!

RJG will be exhibiting at NPE 2012 and you're invited to attend FREE as our guest! Simply register at this link.

Visit us in Booth #2883 located in West Hall B!

You can also view RJG equipment in booths in the west hall:

Monitoring Processes using Cavity Pressure:
Absolute Haitian Corporation - #1573
Milacron with Roembke- #2803

Balancing Family Tools via Independent Cavity Control:
Yushin America, Inc.- #1563

Monitoring Coolant Flow:
Burger & Brown Engineering - #4472

eDART Powered Valve Gate Controller:
Incoe - #4445

Detecting Changes in Machine Set-up and Material Viscosity:
Sumitomo Plastics Machinery - #2103
Toshiba Machine Co. - #1921
Toyo/Maruka USA - #3315


The 3.5mm Piezo Button Sensor!
RJG now offers the 9210 indirect piezoelectric sensor. With a 3.5 mm diameter and a 250 N (56 lb.) load capacity it is ideal for small, tightly packed ejector pins commonly found in electrical connectors and other complex miniature parts. This sensor will be available with single channel or multi-channel connectors, making it easy to use in a wide range of applications. For more information, contact inside sales.

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New Stroke Velocity Sensor
RJG’s new Stroke Velocity sensor still tracks injection velocity, shot volume, cushion, and plasticizing rates, all with a smaller footprint on the molding machine. The sensor comes with a 50" cable length. This will be replacing the older style LE-R-30 and LE-R-50 Stroke Velocity sensors.


Coming soon! Flush Mount Sensor Check Kit
RJG has added to its line of sensor installation and check tools. The 2.5 mm Go No-Go Gauge, Concentricity Checker and Test Block give molders a convenient way to check 2.5 mm sensor pockets for proper dimensions. Sensor accuracy is dependent on proper installation of the sensor. If a sensor doesnt fit correctly or the bore is not concentric it can cause preload on the sensor and inaccurate readings. These tools will ensure proper installation of flush mount sensors, thus ensuring accurate readings. These will be available for purchase mid April.


RJG opens office in China!
RJG recently opened our newest office in Chengdu, China. Having a regional office located in China will increase the exposure of RJGs products and services in the Chinese market. We felt it was essential to set up a well staffed regional office to provide direct sales and local product inventory to quickly respond to customers needs. Kevin Zou will be tasked to manage the daily operations of the new location. Kevin has worked for RJG for two years and has had extensive experience with the eDART System and cavity pressure sensor technology with previous employers. Kevin has earned his certification as an RJG Certified Trainer, which qualifies him to train others in Scientific and DECOUPLED MOLDINGSM methodologies and techniques. In the near future RJG plans to host public Technology Day and Scientific Molding training events in China to promote the new office and RJG products and services. RJGs China office will also be exhibiting at the upcoming ChinaPlas tradeshow April 18-21 in Shanghai.

 

 

Booth Presentations
RJG, along with our partners, will be giving an assortment of presentations in our booth throughout NPE. Please click here for the full presentation schedule (subject to change).


RJG Presents Training Excellence Awards
RJG, Inc., the recognized leader in the implementation of Scientific Molding strategies, awarded TE Connectivity, Nypro, and Entegris with the 2012 Training Excellence Award.

RJG created the Training Excellence Award as a way to recognize their customers for their commitment to the RJG Master MolderSM certification program. A handful of customers were picked to receive the inaugural award and RJG plans to continue with the award program as an annual event. RJG developed the Master MolderSM Certification program over ten years ago under the guidance of Norm Ward, who saw a great need in the industry for a training program and tools that would bridge the gap between classroom instruction and implementing what was learned. Over the years the certification program has evolved into the industry standard for injection molding processing training.


Systematic Molding Gap Assessments
As part of RJG’s consulting program our consultants can be hired to do a complete 2 ½ day Systematic Molding Gap Assessment aimed at helping companies evaluate their company processes as well as their manufacturing processes. The audit analyzes your internal processes in various departments such as part design, flow analysis, tooling, material handling, machine maintenance, processing, secondary operations related to producing plastic parts and more. The program is used to establish a baseline of change for companies that are looking to improve profitability, increase efficiencies, and development technical teams within their plants. Once the assessment has been completed, RJG Consultants will make recommendations for improvements in a variety of areas. They will work with your team to develop a plan for improvement and can serve as a mentor through the implementation phases for optimal results. All observations are evaluated for consistency across multiple disciplines. To make significant improvements, access to the company’s Leadership Team, including Quality personnel, Program Managers, Schedulers, Part Designers, Quoting, Production Supervisors, Maintenance Teams, Tooling Engineers, Process Technicians, Operators, etc. must be provided. Buy-in by management is necessary for success and insuring process improvements will stick. RJG makes sure each observation has been validated by at least four disciplines such as man, method, material and machines. Only those validated observations, whether they be pro's or opportunities, will be addressed during the final presentation to upper management.


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Upcoming Events
March 23 Technology Day Dongguan, China  
April 13 Technology Day Shanghai, China  
April 1-5 NPE 2012 Orlando, FL Booth #2883, Hall B West. Contact Inside Sales to see how you can get into the show for free!
April 18-21 Chinaplas Shanghai, China Booth # E2R15
May 11-12 RJG Technology Day Germany  
June 11-12 Plastics in Medical Devices Cleveland, OH RJG will be hosting a 4 hour Medical Workshop.
Training Calendar
Date Course Location  
March 5-8 Injection Molding Essentials Online  
March 5 - 16 Master MolderSM I Traverse City, MI Class Full - Email us to be put on the waiting list
March 20-22 Successful Strategies
for New Tool Launches
Traverse City, MI  
March 20-22 Systematic Molding (Chinese) Dongguan, China For information or to register contact nancy@rjginc.com (US office) or tang.peng@rjginc.com (Singapore office).
April 10-12 Systematic Molding (Chinese) Shanghai, China For information or to register contact nancy@rjginc.com (US office) or tang.peng@rjginc.com (Singapore office).
April 10 -12 Systematic Molding Traverse City, MI  
April 19 Sensor Installation Webinar Online  
Apr 23 - May 4 Master MolderSM I Traverse City, MI Class Full - Email us to be put on the waiting list
May 14-25 Master MolderSM II Traverse City, MI  
May 22 - May 24 Decoupled Molding Workshop Menomonie, WI  
June 4-15 Master MolderSM I Traverse City, MI  
July 11-13 Systematic Molding Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
July 16-18 Systematic Molding Johor Bahru, Malaysia  
July 16-27 Master MolderSM I Traverse City, MI  
July 30 - Aug 10 Master MolderSM I (Spanish) Traverse City, MI  
Click here to register for public courses and to view the full 2012 schedule

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