Tech Talk Blog

At Avantech we’re always looking ahead, preparing for the future and finding ways to improve our manufacturing processes. The Tech Talk blog is a forum in which our industry experts share information, thoughts and opinions related to the global rotational molding industry. We encourage your comments and feedback regarding the topics covered and opinions expressed in Tech Talk. Thanks for visiting!

 

Avantech Attains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

We are pleased to announce that we recently earned ISO 9001:2015 certification. Achieving ISO certification aligns with our objectives of standardizing our manufacturing procedures and systems, providing a platform for continuous improvement, and delivering...

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Expanding CNC machining capabilities to deliver added value

Since joining Avantech two years ago, I’ve had the privilege of overseeing the continued investment in Avantech’s CNC machining capability. Having also had the opportunity to meet with many current and prospective customers during my tenure, this investment is...

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Avantech Promotes Kevin Cook to General Manager

BAXTER, Minn. — Avantech, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of tooling solutions to the global plastics industry, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Kevin Cook to the newly created position of general manager. After successfully managing a multi-facility...

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Avantech adds larger, cutting-edge CNC equipment

Avantech, North America’s largest tool-builder for the rotational molding industry, recently added two new, large bridge-style CNC machines, significantly enhancing their capability to provide large-scale tooling for their customers. “It’s a very exciting time for...

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A Cultural Approach to Employee Retention

One of the most intense challenges facing the rotational molding industry is attracting and keeping the employee base necessary to manufacture product and service customers. Currently, our industry is faced with a dichotomy: off-the-charts demand for rotomolded...

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Avantech recognized for award-winning tooling at Rotoplas 2017

Avantech, North America’s largest tool-builder for the rotational molding industry, was recently recognized for Product of the Year tooling for the third year in a row. The recognition came at the recent Association of Rotational Molders (ARM) Rotoplas event in...

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Avantech’s Innis Receives Distinguished Service Award

Tom Innis, president of Avantech, a Baxter-based company that builds rotational molding tools for a worldwide client base, received the Charles D. Frederick Distinguished Service Award at the Association of Rotational Molders (ARM) annual conference in Rosemont, IL....

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Kevin Cook Joins Avantech as CNC Business Manager

Avantech, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of tooling solutions to the global plastics industry, recently hired Kevin Cook as its CNC Business Manager. Cook will lead efforts to streamline, accelerate, and continuously improve the throughput and performance of...

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Manufacturing Solutions Team enhances efficiency

Randy Georges, Travis Simons, Rob Cain, Jason Ostendorf, Jason Hennessey (left to right) Avantech has created and deployed the Manufacturing Solutions Team (MST) to deliver engineered tooling solutions via streamlined systems, enhanced information flow, and customized...

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