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Parts

With over $8 million in injection molding machine spare parts inventory and 4 parts associates on duty, we're set up to get you the parts you need quickly and efficiently.

Service

Our 5 North American service offices and 35 injection molding service employees are here to help support the success and profitability of our customers.

Training

We offer formal classroom training on processing, controls, and maintenance in our North American technical centers.

Injection Molding Energy Consumption At a Glance

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 28, 2021 - From energy hogs forty years ago to the efficient all-electric options of today, injection molding machines have made quite the evolution. While injection molding is still an energy intensive process, the all-electric...

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Shibaura Machine Simplifies Lights-Out Molding

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 21, 2021 - Amid a shortage of skilled labor and increasingly high offshoring costs, lights-out technology has become a popular topic of conversation amongst injection molding manufacturers. Lights-out injection molding has impac...

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5 Ways to Reduce Injection Molding Start-Up Scrap with Shibaura Machine’s ECSXIII Series

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 15, 2021 - When it comes to improving your injection molding process, reducing scrap at machine start-up is one of the more effective ways to increase efficiency. With costs rising on materials and shortages throughout the indus...

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From One Product to the Next- Improving Set-up Efficiency in Injection Molding with SMED and the SXIII

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 7, 2021 - Reducing the changeover time for your operations is critical to maintain a competitive advantage and improve profitability in the manufacturing industry today.That’s where the concept of single-minute exchange of die, ...

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Gain Control Over Your Barrel Temperature with Shibaura Machine’s V70 Controller

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 25, 2021 - Errors in temperature control result in a large part of rejects in the injection molding world. If a molder wants to ensure a stable molding cycle and high quality product, having a temperature control process is esse...

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Using Auto-Purge to Improve Injection Molding Efficiency

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 23, 2021 - Molders today are always looking for a way to minimize their losses.  So while purging is often necessary, it makes many molders cringe because this process often means costly waste and lost production time- defeating...

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Hoffer Plastics

Increasing plant efficiency with the help of Shibaura Machine

Machine Types:
  • Injection Molding
Industry:
  • Packaging
  • Automotive
  • Job Shop
  • Consumer Products
  • Medical

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...

New Berlin Plastics

Achieving faster cycle times and a higher level of precision with Shibaura Machine

Machine Types:
  • Injection Molding
Industry:
  • Automotive
  • Job Shop
  • Consumer Products

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...

Performance Gear Systems

Exceeding requirements for high-precision, tight-tolerance parts with the help of Shibaura Machine

Machine Types:
  • Injection Molding
Industry:
  • Automotive
  • Job Shop
  • Consumer Products

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 ...

Juno Pacific

Meeting the demand for high-volume, precision medical devices with the help of Shibaura Machine

Machine Types:
  • Injection Molding
Industry:
  • Medical

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 Celebrates 47 Years in North America

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, April 19, 2021 Today is the 47th anniversary of the incorporation in Illinois of Shibaura Machine Company, America (formerly known as Toshiba Machine). It also marks our first full year under our new name, Shibaura Machine, which was...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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FAQ

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?

Yes, our in-house financing arm, TMAC offers a variety of flexible financing solutions.  Click Here for more information.

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.

What type of warranty does Shibaura Machine offer?

Our industry leading, 4-year limited warranty reflects the quality and reliability of Shibaura Machine.  Click Here for more details,