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Greetings! Thanks for stopping by. I’ll be posting regularly on the die/mold making process. Whether you design parts, molds or dies, are in program or project management, or in manufacturing engineering, production or purchasing, I want to cover topics that will help you do what you do better. Making customers better at what they do in the ...

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NPE 2015: The International Plastics Showcase (March 23-27, 2015)

NPE 2015: The International Plastics Showcase Orange County Convention Center • Orlando, FL — March 23-27, 2015 Thanks to everybody who stopped by our booth at NPE 2015 in Orlando! We saw some old friends, made some new ones and we’ll be in touch with everybody. Stay tuned.  

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JMMS names Jeramy Martin as Project Manager

JMMS, a South Carolina based tooling manufacturing for the world’s leading OEMs, has hired Jeramy Martin as Project Manager. Jeramy comes to JMMS from Atlas Plastics, where he worked as tool shop foreman. His tooling experience also includes tooling management and supervision at Wilbert Plastic Services and United Southern industries. As JMMS Project Manager, Jeramy will ...

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Going Lean to improve quality, cut costs and reduce lead times.

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Job 1 for us, as a Tier One vendor and supplier to other Tier One vendors, is making sure our manufacturing quality supports OEM quality. We also have to make sure our continuous improvement strategy stacks up with the customer’s expectations on lead times, engineering, manufacturing and sampling. That’s why JMMS is going Lean, with a ...

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Extending your return on investment with refurbished tools

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  We’re rebuilding a die for a leading OEM of small engines and lawn & garden products. The refurb is basically finished, with 100% of parts in spec for sampling. We’ve extended the customer’s return on investment and we’ve also been able to demonstrate the way we approach project management and communications. We’re always interested in maintenance ...

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South Carolina toolmaker named to AMBA Board of Directors

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David M. Bowers II, CEO of Easley-based toolmaker JMMS, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA). AMBA is the leading trade organization of U.S. mold builders, serving as the voice of the industry, representing American mold makers at the state and federal government levels, and promoting business ...

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JMMS Hybrid Tooling for TS Tech Featured in MoldMaking Technology

MoldMaking Technology

Rich Martin, the eminently quotable JMMS Business Development Manager, penned an article for MoldMaking Technology on the hybrid tooling we engineered and manufactured for TS Tech, a leading Honda Tier One vendor. The article looks at JMMS total program management for hybrid tooling — thermoplastic injection molds designed and engineered for lower cycle times with ...

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JMMS adds ASMO-GNC to customer portfolio

JMMS is now providing die cast tooling and components for ASMO of North Carolina, a leading Tier One vendor for automotive OEMS. Located in Greenville, North Carolina, ASMO produces front wiper motor linkages, rear wiper motors, arms and blades, as well as radiator fan motors for its North American market. For more information, contact Rich Martin, ...

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JMMS adds HONDA EGA to customer portfolio

JMMS is now providing service on die cast tooling and will begin working on design and engineering projects for Honda EGA in Anna, OH. In addition to tooling maintenance and repairs, JMMS engineers will provide design and engineering support for Honda EGA’s tooling optimization and maturation.  “JMMS engineering is a key value add,” according to Rich ...

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MoldMaking Technology — May 2011


JMMS and the company’s next generation approach to tooling were honored in the May issue of MoldMaking Technology. MMT presented David M. Bowers II, JMMS CEO, and Rich Martin, JMMS Business Development Manager, with “Lead-Time Leader Award, Honorable Mention—Small Shop” at AmeriMold 2011 in Chicago in April. Dave Bowers, JMMS President, was also featured on ...

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