Upcoming Events

August 103, 2017: Molding Innovations Conference

Location: Oak Brook, IL

Please contact Jeffrey Taylor to schedule an appointment during any of these events at 847-758-3100 x240.


Past Events

April 11-13, 2016: TAPPI PLACE Conference

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Focuses on the flexible packaging and paper converting industries. We will be exhibiting & conducting a presentation on cemented tungsten carbide wear parts and tooling for the paper converting and packaging industries in the “Converting Equipment Advances” section of the conference.

April 20, 2016: American Mold Builders Association (AMBA)

Location: Schaumburg, IL

Chicago Chapter Supplier Night focuses on innovations for mold makers. We will be exhibiting.

May 3-5, 2016: 2016 Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo

Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
Exhibiting: Booth #505 on May 3rd only

May 11, 2016: Advanced Materials and Processes Seminar

Location: Elk Grove Village, IL
Time: 8:00 a.m.

The seminar is designed to provide technical information on Cemented Tungsten Carbide and Advanced Ceramic materials. Our TEAM of experts will address the properties of the materials, examples of applications and expected benefits. They will discuss modes of failure and how proper grade selection plays a major role in solving costly wear and corrosion problems.
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May 23-25, 2016: ANTEC mold makers

Location: Indianapolis, IN

ANTEC® is a tradeshow produced by the Society of Plastics Engineers and it is the largest, most respected and well known technical conference in the plastics industry. We will be exhibiting.



January 2016: Joined DMDII as a Tier III Member

The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute is a unique public-private partnership acting as a world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub. Based in Chicago, the Institute has the capabilities, innovative spirit and collaborative expertise to transform American manufacturing.

October 2014, Elk Grove Village Expo "Innovation Award" Winner

Crafts Technology won the Innovation Award based on a submittal which highlighted the company’s success at developing a new product that is helping to significantly increase the competitiveness of companies that produce plastic injection molded parts. Click to View the Press Release.

April 2011, Plastics Engineering Magazine

Crafts Technology is represented in this magazine under the industry News and Notes section (page 23) for having a new core pin made from a special grade of tungsten carbide that directly addresses the problems of thermal conductivity and deflection in the plastic injection molding process. Click here to view the magazine.

December 2010, Design News

Tungsten Carbide Core Pins provided by Crafts Technology directly addresses the problems of thermal conductivity and deflection in the plastic injection molding process. View the article.