Missouri-based Apex Plastics purchases Bekum H-155 Blow Molder with MTM Systems 2001D takeout to help stay competitive in precision plastic molding industry; optimized machines allow for greater speed, higher productivity, less downtime

BROOKFIELD, Missouri , August 8, 2012 (press release) – Apex Plastics made a significant investment this year by purchasing a Bekum H-155 Blow Molder with MTM Systems 2001D takeout and deflash down-line. Together, these components offer precise, optimized machine control for high speed production with up to 8 cavitations, which will increase productivity and virtually eliminate downtime. Staying ahead of the competition and utilizing the latest technology has always been our goal at Apex Plastics.

“With the addition of this new machine and down line equipment, we are a step ahead and on the edge of technology to better serve our customers in precision molding of plastic containers,” stated Damon Neff, division president.

An added option was the deflash station to remove scrap flash from handleware or other non-captive blown bottles.

As a division of PCE Inc., Apex Plastics benefits from the corporate commitment to capital investments in blow molding equipment that help maintain high product quality, while improving efficiencies and reducing energy consumption.

Apex Plastics, Located in Brookfield, Missouri, a blow molding manufacturer, is driven by Midwestern values of integrity, dedication and hard work. For more than 40 years, Apex has specialized short to medium runs of custom or proprietary plastic bottles, containers and specialty shapes and colors.

PCE Inc., a privately held corporation founded in 1993, is structured into two distinct business groups, Plastics and Data Center Solutions. PCE Plastics Group has three divisions with manufacturing capabilities in blow-molding, injection molding and profile extrusion. The Data Center Solutions Group designs and manufactures intelligent hardware and software for data center infrastructure management. With locations in the United States, Europe and China, PCE, Inc. is doing business in 6 continents with solutions for every size of company from just a few employees up to hundreds of thousands. The divisions within PCE, Inc. re Apex Plastics in Brookfield, Missouri; Geist, Geist Plastics and HTI Plastics in Lincoln, Nebraska; and ITWatchDogs in Austin, Texas and Geist DCIM in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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