Injection Molding Machines
Shibaura Machine is a leading global manufacturer of high precision injection molding machines.
33 to 2,750 U.S. tons of clamping force
110 to 3,850 U.S. tons of clamping force
Our North American headquarters, centrally located in Elk Grove Village, IL, is fully equipped to support sales, service, parts, mold trials, and customer training. Our service offices in Elk Grove Village, IL, Ontario, CA, and Charlotte, NC, and Markham, ON, Canada are staffed with experienced, professional service technicians who are fully committed to supporting the success and profitability of our customers.
Shibaura Machine generally stocks over 100 injection molding machines in our North American inventory for quick delivery. Our U.S. assembly facility allows us to quickly customize molding presses to our customer’s specifications. Capabilities include; powering up machines for test runs, installing software updates, installation of special options, and machine inspection before shipment.
We have provided precision injection molding machines to the North American market since 1974 and have an installed base of over 15,000 injection molding machines. Our global manufacturing and world-class engineering capability, along with our long heritage of industry leading innovation, reliability, and precision, continue to make us the most proven and reliable partner for your injection molding machinery needs.
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4 Ways to Ensure Precision Filling Transfer Using Final Pack Control
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 24, 2022 - The more you can control your production conditions in injection molding the more repeatable your results. When it comes to transfer from the filling stage to packing it might be considered the most crucial element o...Read more
How to Establish Optimum Fill Time with Precise Control
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 16, 2022 - When it comes to injection molding, the filling stage is critical. Filling too fast in order to save time or reduce the process cycle can end up causing gas to become trapped in the vents. Filling too slowly or fast ...Read more
Improve Product Quality with Better Screw Speed and Back Pressure Control
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 9, 2022 - When it comes to improving part quality and cycle times, don’t underestimate the power of proper control of back pressure and screw rotation. Together, these two functions have a major influence on an injection moldin...Read more
Improve Injection Molding Part Weight Stability with Plastrol
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 2, 2022 - Many manufacturers are facing increased supply chain hiccups, especially when it comes to resin. Pair that with increases in demand for everything from medical devices to semiconductor components and this leaves littl...Read more
Minimize Your Footprint and Bring Precise Control with Hot Runner Integration
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, February 23, 2022 - Hot runner technology has revolutionized the injection molding process since it was introduced over 50 years ago. With it, manufacturers have seen improved molded part quality, operational efficiency, and reduced ...Read more
Monitor Injection Molding Energy Consumption Easily on the SXIII Series
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, February 16, 2022 - Plastic injection molding machine drive technology has evolved dramatically over the decades. One of the most significant changes is the all-electric servo drive design in comparison to traditional hydraulic machi...Read more
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Increasing plant efficiency with the help of Shibaura Machine
Founded in 1953, Hoffer Plastics has grown to become an industry leader and innovator in the custom plastic injection molding industry. Located in a 365,000 sq. ft. facility on 24 acres and employing more than 350 people, they produce more than three bill...
Achieving faster cycle times and a higher level of precision with Shibaura Machine
New Berlin Plastics was founded in 1975. After two company moves in 1976 and 1982, business continued to expand, allowing NBP to transition to a new 100,000 square foot facility in 1998. This facility is located in New Berlin, Wisconsin and serves as the...
Exceeding requirements for high-precision, tight-tolerance parts with the help of Shibaura Machine
Performance Gear Systems was founded in 1997 with the mission to be a world leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high precision plastic gears and actuators. Located in Plainfield, IL, this 50,000 square foot cutting-edge facility brings ...
Meeting the demand for high-volume, precision medical devices with the help of Shibaura Machine
JunoPacific is a custom medical device design, development, manufacturing and assembly operation located near two major medical device hubs: San Jose, CA and Minneapolis, MN.Manufacturing custom plastic products for multi-national fortune 500 medical compa...
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Shibaura Machine Company, America Announces the Untimely Passing of Vice President and Executive Officer Thomas McKevitt
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, December 15, 2021 It is with great sadness Shibaura Machine Company, America announces the death of our friend, colleague, and Vice President Thomas McKevitt. Tom passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 12th. He has b...Read more
New Year, New Initiatives: Message from Shibaura Machine
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 4, 2021 Upon reflection, the health and financial challenges faced by our company, nation, and the world as a whole in 2020 have been unprecedented, at least within living memory. I am extremely proud to report our managemen...Read more
Shibaura Machine - Supporting critical manufacturers in the battle against COVID-19
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL - April 16, 2020 – Shibaura Machine is proud to work with our customers who have been deemed “essential manufacturers” during the current COVID-19 crisis. We continue to ship out machines being used to make Personal Protective Equipm...Read more
Shibaura Machine - Services Remain Open During COVID-19
We continue to actively monitor and adopt to CDC guidelines, as well as those issued by federal, state, and local authorities to keep our staff, customers, and business partners healthy!Attached for your reference is a letter from our President and a hando...Read more
Toshiba Machine is now Shibaura Machine
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL April 1, 2020 – Effective April 1, 2020, our company name changed from “Toshiba Machine Company, America” to “Shibaura Machine Company, America.” We started business as a machine tool manufacturer in 1938 under the Shibaura name, and...Read more
Shibaura Machine Company, America doubles its footprint in Midwest
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 15, 2018 - The U.S. Injection Molding Div. of Shibaura Machine completed its move into a 58,000 square foot facility in Elk Grove Village, Ill., replacing a a smaller facility in Elgin, Ill. The new plant consolidates the inject...Read more
Does Shibaura Machine offer 24/7 technical phone support?
Yes. Dial 1 (888) 593-1616 #1 for service. Outside of normal business hours, you can leave a message and an "on-call" technician will call you back.
Does Shibaura Machine stock machines for quick delivery?
Yes! We typically have over 100 machines in-stock and ready for quick delivery.
Does Shibaura Machine offer machine financing?
What type of training does Shibaura Machine offer?
Yes, we offer a variety of training classes including Processing, Controls, and Maintenance. Classes are held in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Ontario, California, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Markham, Ontario Canada. Click here to learn more.
Does Shibaura Machine offer an Industry 4.0 solution?
Our V70 controller supports OPC-UA communication standards. This capability along with our machiNet IoT+m platform allows machine and process data to be remotely monitored and shared with plant MES and ERP system. Contact your Shibaura Machine representative today to discuss your specific requirements.
Can your machines be integrated with auxiliary equipment?
Yes, in most cases auxiliary equipment can be integrated with our machines. Speak to your Shibaura Machine representative for more details.