Injection Molding Machines
Shibaura Machine is a leading global supplier of high precision all-electric injection molding machines from 30 to 2,750 U.S. tons and servo hydraulic injection molding machines from 110 to 3,850 U.S. tons. 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 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 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.
Injection Molding Machine Solutions
Industry 4.0 / IoT+m
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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...
Access Control - An Underutilized Feature on Shibaura Injection Molding Machines
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – August 7, 2020 – Controlling access to critical systems and information is routine in our daily lives. We control access to our facilities, our electronic devices, and online accounts. We are often surprised to see that our custom...Read more
Shibaura Machine Announces New “Bar Code Plus” Solution for Injection Molders
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – August 19, 2020 – Shibaura Machine is pleased to announce our “Bar Code Plus” solution for injection molders. Used in conjunction with our iPAQET data management system, it allows molders to ensure that the machine is matched with ...Read more
Protect Your Tooling Investment with Shibaura Machine’s “Auto-Tonnage” Feature
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – August 20, 2020 – Shibaura Machine recognizes that over-clamping your mold can lead to mold damage, early tool wear, and product quality issues. It is not uncommon for molders to use more clamping force than their mold requires. In...Read more
User-Friendly V70 Controller Features On-Board PDF Machine Manual
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, August 26, 2020 – Finding key information in a machine user manual for production equipment can sometimes be a challenge. Sometimes it’s a challenge just to find the manual. Often times they are locked in a maintenance office far f...Read more
Maximize Productivity with Shibaura Machine’s Cycle Analysis Tool
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 8, 2020 – Minimizing machine cycle time is one of the keys to maximizing productivity. Shibaura Machine’s V70 controller features an analysis tool that helps molders optimize cycle time.This analysis tool breaks down the c...Read more
Shibaura Machine Supports Customers with Four North American Technical Centers
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 24, 2020 – Shibaura Machine Company, America has four fully staffed technical centers to support our injection molding customers in North America. These tech centers, located in Elk Grove Village, IL, Charlotte, NC, Ontari...Read more
Injection Molding Events
NPE 2021Visit Shibaura Machine in Booth W3301. NPE provides a global platform for technological ingenuity and innovation in the plastics industry—automation, robots, cobots, end-of-arm tooling, three- and four-dimensional printing, mold components, industrial pol...
International Plastics Fair (IPF) - Virtual EventVisit Shibaura Machine at the International Plastics Fair - Virtual Event! Our injection molding experts will be staffing our virtual booth and will be available to discuss your injection molding needs and how our technology can add value to your manufactu...
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Shibaura Machine Celebrates 46 Years in North America
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 9, 2020 - In April of this year, Shibaura Machine Company, America celebrated the 46th anniversary of our incorporation. We are very proud of our longevity, consistency and stability as a premier provider of the highest quality...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
Shibaura Machine Company, Ltd. establishes a local subsidiary in Italy
Shibaura Machine Company, Ltd. (TOKYO: 6104) has established a local subsidiary in Italy in order to enhance sales and service support in the European market. The Shibaura Machine Company, Ltd Group already has a well-established local subsidiary in the Un...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.