NEWS & BLOG

Beaumont and the AIM Institute Partner with Fordham Plastics to Provide Representation in the Southeast Region

Injection molding industry leader Beaumont is partnering with Fordham Plastics Equipment Corporation to represent its companies in the Southeast United States. The partnership will provide face-to-face support to Beaumont’s customers through Fordham Plastics’ established rep team. Current and prospective customers of Beaumont and students of the AIM Institute will benefit from this additional representation in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.


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How to Properly Size a Runner System

Cold runner systems, which bridge the molding machine to a part forming cavity, are a significant factor in determining the success or failure of an injection molded part. Optimally sizing a runner system provides several critical advantages:


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The Advantages of Investing in Employee Education

How Beaumont utilizes the AIM Institute to improve our workforce

Over the last 25 years, the Beaumont Family of Companies has grown and evolved to continue fulfilling the needs of the injection molding industry. One common denominator has remained the same: our people and investing in employee education.


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Beaumont Technologies Celebrates 25 Years

Today, the Beaumont Family of Companies celebrates its 25th anniversary!

Beaumont Technologies at a tradeshow
Early Beaumont Technologies team

 

Beaumont Technologies, Inc. was founded April 17, 1998 under the name “Beaumont Runner Technologies, Inc.” to commercialize a new plastic melt conditioning technology: the MeltFlipper®. John Beaumont, then a professor in the Plastics Engineering Technology program at Penn State Erie, invented and developed MeltFlipper® after identifying the root cause of product quality and manufacturing issues related to uneven mold filling. Over the last 25 years, the company has grown from one patent and a couple of employees to now four business units and over 100 employees. Take a look at some reflections shared by long term members of the Beaumont Family of Companies, starting with John Beaumont himself:


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“Runner and Gating Design Handbook” Translated to Czech Language

John Beaumont’s book, Runner and Gating Design Handbook: Tools for Successful Injection Molding, is a globally known industry staple– and it just got more accessible. Already published in both English and German, Runner and Gating Design Handbook is now available in the Czech language thanks to the work of Jan Svoboda, CEO of JAN SVOBODA s.r.o.


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MeltFlipper® Used in Over 12 Billion Parts for Customer

Beaumont Technologies, Inc. received a note from Alan Rude, Two Shot Leader / Sr, Process Engineer for ARaymond:


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Beaumont Welcomes Research & Development Engineer

Recently, Beaumont brought on a new team member: Zach Morton, Research and Development Engineer. Zach is tasked with handling various research projects, under John Beaumont, for the American Injection Molding Institute (AIM) and Beaumont companies. Although he will be working on a variety of projects, Zach’s current focus will be on the advancement of Therma-Flo™.


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BAP Expands Material Characterization Division to New Facility

BAP Expands Material Characterization

Beaumont Advanced Processing (BAP) is excited to announce we are expanding yet again.

As of June 1st, 2022 our Material Characterization Division, which includes Test Specimen Molding, Therma-flo™, and Moldflow Material Characterization, will be moving to a new facility.


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