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At NPE 2018 Milacron to Focus on Industry-Leading Service, Technology and Solutions


Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE:MCRN), a leading industrial technology
company serving the plastics processing industry will have a large booth
packed with technology at NPE, totaling 18,700 square feet, located in
the West Hall at booth 2703, May 7th to May 11th.
The Milacron booth will be filled with industry-leading technologies,
and widest breadth of plastics solutions in the industry including
Milacron injection and extrusion machines, Mold-Masters hot runners and
control systems, DME mold components and solutions, Uniloy blow molding
machines, Kortec co-injection technologies, Milacron 4.0 IIoT solutions
and a strong focus on Milacron's unparalleled service and support

Milacron CEO Tom Goeke stated, "Milacron always enjoys reconnecting with
existing and prospective customers at trade shows but there's something
special about the NPE show, we're in our North America customers
backyards and we're the largest North American plastics industry
manufacturer. Milacron is a proud global company with locations all over
the world but we're uniquely equipped to serve our North American
customers with excellent, on time parts availability, local field
service technicians, and IIOT technologies to the degree our competitors
simply cannot with their satellite North American locations". Goeke
added, "At NPE 2018, Milacron welcomes the world to Orlando, FL and this
year we're proud to focus on our industry-leading service and support.
It goes without saying our customers are our most important asset at
Milacron and all of our product brands are ensuring that we provide
world-class, second to none support across all of our technologies. This
is my personal promise to each and every customer."

Below you'll find a small sampling of the products and technologies that
will be on display from Milacron at NPE 2018 in Orlando, FL, May 7th
to May 11th. More products, machines, and services will be
highlighted in additional future press releases over the coming 4 weeks
as we approach the show with building excitement. This is just a glimpse
of what will be in store.

Milacron Injection Molding Machine Work Cells

The Milacron-Fanuc Roboshot 500 – The Largest Tonnage Roboshot EVER!
– Packaging Application

For over 30 years Milacron has proudly sold and serviced the ever
reliable, precise, all-electric Roboshot machine across the Americas and
has sold over 5,600 FANUC machines over that time. Milacron continues to
take great pride in the relationship and is very pleased to announce the
availability of the largest tonnage Roboshot machine ever offered in the
Americas – The Milacron-Fanuc Roboshot 500. Loyal Roboshot customers in
the Americas have been asking for the opportunity to get into a large
Roboshot machine and the wait is over. The new Roboshot 500 has an
increased tonnage option up to 550 US tons (558 metric tonnes) and is
great for larger molds with tie bar spacing of 36.2 inches (91.94 cm).
The new larger machine doesn't sacrifice any of the Roboshot standard
strengths such as industry-leading reliability, precise process control,
high-speed injection and consistent repeatability.

Molding Cell Details: The new Roboshot 500 will be molding a
detergent cap with 24-cavity mold at 6 second cycle times. The cell will
feature a Mold-Masters Master-Series valve gated hot runner and
TempMaster M2 hot runner temperature control system and DME mold

The Milacron Maxima Performance (MPs) 600wp – Performance Exemplified
– Automotive Application

The Maxima Performance Series builds upon the highly successful Maxima
two-platen platform. The Maxima Performance Series debuted at NPE 2015.
The Maxima Performance addresses the market demands for higher
performance, lower energy, precision, and flexibility. This enhanced
platform is available from 500-1100 US tons (450 to 1000 metric tonnes)
and delivers 33% faster dry cycle times and 35% lower energy
consumption. The Maxima Performance offers the widest platens in each
tonnage; a precision grease-less clamp guided on linear bearings, and
integrated auxiliary controls. This high-value injection molding machine
combines the advantage of a precise and accurate two-platen mechanism
with the advanced, user-friendly Mosaic+ controls. This platform
delivers the next level of performance for two-platen designs. The
Maxima Performance 600wp will be outfitted with Milacron's "Core
Back/Reverse Coining" technology package where the part is filled then
the clamp is opened to a predefined position. Milacron has developed a
process that precisely controls the open position and maintains
squareness which is critical to maintaining part tolerances and allows
gas (Mucell) through to the center of the part without breaching the
surface. The process of injecting a gas expansion (Mucell) allows for
reduced part weight without sacrificing the structural strength and
dimensional accuracy of the part. This process was developed with
automotive lightweighting applications in mind.

Molding Cell Details: The Maxima Performance 600 will be molding
an 825 gram, 1-cavity automotive door panel map pocket with Trexel's
MuCell technology highlighting automotive lightweighting along with ROC
Tool technology providing induction heating directly to the surface of
the part for that class A finish that is critical in interior automotive
applications. The cell will feature a Mold-Masters Fusion G2 hot runner
and iM2 TempMaster hot runner temperature control system, and a Sepro 5
axis robot with trimmer integrated into the machine controls and DME
mold components.

Uniloy Blow Molding Machine Work Cell

The Uniloy IBS 85 with Kortec Connect Co-injection – Industry Leading
Injection Blow Molding Machine with Kortec Barrier Technology – Medical

The Uniloy Injection Blow Molding Series (IBS) includes a complete line
of 3-station injection blow systems with clamp forces from 70 to 200 US
tons (64-181 metric tonnes) available in hydraulic, hybrid or
all-electric configuration. Uniloy's injection blow molding machines are
the best processing choice for producing the highest quality, finished
containers that consistently meet close tolerance specifications. The
industry-leading standard features built into every Milacron injection
blow molding system, along with a wide variety of available options,
give customers the capabilities to mold complex shapes and meet high
production requirements. Uniloy technology also provides the high
tolerance injection molded neck finish required for many of the
child-resistant and tamper-evident bottle closure designs. To add
co-injection technology to this cell Milacron will use the newly
launched Kortec Connect product offering. The Uniloy IBS system will be
fitted with a Kortec hot runner system and Mold-Masters E-Multi
secondary injection unit to deliver the barrier layer. Kortec Connect is
the most cost-efficient solution for molders to enter the growing
co-injection molding market. Kortec co-injection hot runners allow two
different resins to be combined in a single 3-layer melt stream. Two
flow streams are joined at each patented co-injection nozzle resulting
in a single, combined 3-layer flow stream through each gate, into the
mold cavities. The result is total control and the ability for
customization of the barrier layer placement and thickness. Milacron is
the world's largest supplier of co-injection systems to the plastics and
packaging industries with over 30 years experience.

Molding Cell Details: The Uniloy IBS 85 will be molding a 7.5
gram, 4-cavity medical tablet bottle with Kortec Co-injection barrier
technology in 12 second cycle times. The Kortec barrier is delivered via
a Kortec hot runner and Mold-Masters EM3 E-Multi secondary injection

Mold-Masters Hot Runner Technologies

Mold-Masters Master-Series Hot Runners – The Benchmark in Hot Runner
Performance, Reliability and a Proven Bio Resin Processor

Master-Series hot runners represents the culmination of over 50 years of
hot runner system knowledge and experience. With over 1,500,000 nozzles
in the field, they've built a successful reputation based on superior
performance, excellent part quality and optimized processing
capabilities making it the ideal solution for a wide range of
applications across every industry, including bio-resins.

Featuring excellent thermal balance and precision and open flow runner
channels in the nozzle/gate seal allows for accelerated melt flow and
dispersion with virtually no dead or blind spots which is critical to
eliminating degradation which is a common challenge while processing bio
resins. Master-Series nozzle technology sets the global benchmark by
which the industry is measured and is backed by an available industry
leading 10-year warranty that is 3 to 5 times longer than any other

Master-Series Bio Resin Successes

Bio Resins are gaining in popularity and as more regions and markets
such as packaging encourage, and in some circumstances, demand the use
of these bio resins the ability for hot runners to process them will be
paramount. Customers can rest assured that Mold-Masters is once again
ahead of the curve and ready with the Master-Series hot runners.
Masters-Series has been extensively tested using a wide variety of bio
resins. Hundreds of Mold-Masters Master-Series systems are already in
the field processing bio resins producing small to medium size parts in
single nozzle to high cavity systems running in every major market
around the world. We will be highlighting a number of case studies in
our booth.

Mold-Masters E-Multi Secondary Injection Unit – Precise, Versatile
Thermoplastic Multi-Shot Molding Solution and Now Available with LSR

Mold-Masters all-electric E-Multi converts existing injection molding
machine equipment to enable multi-shot and multi-material molding,
expanding operations potential. The proven E-Multi platform is fully
compatible with any injection molding machine and the ideal solution for
precision molding applications in any industry. The E-Multi has over
2,000 standard possible configurations available ensuring the E-Multi is
perfectly sized to applications exact requirements. The E-Multi is now
available with LSR capabilities. The E-Multi LSR utilizes the proven
E-Multi platform for precision LSR molding applications in any industry.
The E-Multi will be featured on 2 work cells in the Milacron booth!

DME Mold Components, Technologies and Industrial Supplies

DME The Global Leader in Mold Base Technology Introduces - DME
TM Revolutionary Conformal
Cooling Solution

TruCoolTM Conformal Cooling designed to
maximize cooling efficiency through 3D additive metal manufacturing.
This exciting line of conformal cooling products with complex cooling
channels conforming to the part surface geometry, provides greater
overall cooling coverage with even distribution, while maintaining a
targeted consistent temperature and reducing cycle times by as much as
60%. DME is pleased to announce three NEW products and services to the
TruCool product and services line. First, DME Design Services builds on
decades of mold making, mold design, thermal analysis, and conformal
channel design to provide customers with the most reliable, robust and
efficient mold design. Second, DME's new cooling Aftermarket Services
and Equipment provides the ultimate cooling channel cleaning,
diagnostics and maintenance, with the ability to troubleshoot, clean and
descale both conventional and conformal cooling water channels to
maximize the lifespan and efficiency of intricate conformal and
conventional cooling through a closed loop, computer controlled,
automated process. Third, DME is excited to announce our new line of
TruCool "Standard" conformal cooled components including core pins,
gates, and sprue bushings.

DME Industrial Supplies – The World's One-Stop-Shop for Everything

When looking for molding and mold making supplies companies are
increasingly looking to Milacron-DME Industrial Supplies to provide a
complete portfolio including trusted brands like Dri-Air, Mokon, Parker,
Slide, 3M, Bunting and many more. Whether looking for auxiliary
equipment, machine parts, shop equipment, mold sprays, cooling and heat
supplies, or safety products, Milacron-DME Industrial supplies has a
vast portfolio of products to help improve operational performance and
keep customers plants running smooth and safe. Products are available
24/7 via the Milacron eSTORE, globally to support the entire Milacron
family client base. DME will highlight several new products at NPE
including; MoldVac Controller, SMARTFLOW TRACERvm, CodiPro GradUps
certified hoist rings and swivel eyebolts, ultrasonic and pneumatic mold
polishing equipment, Fresh StartTM purging compound,
premium gate cutters and our new DME Mold Service tables. During NPE
Milacron-DME Industrial Supplies will have a demo area that will include
live demonstrations and hands-on access for companies to learn and

Milacron Extrusion Technologies

New Milacron SV350 Single Screw Extrusion Machine

The SV350 is a robust and flexible extrusion machine, its practical
design is able to address the needs of tube and profile processors to
sheet, fiber, wire and cable. The SV350 is a stock machine and therefore
available for quick delivery. It will be available in sizes ranging from
2.0 – 4.5 inches in 24:1 L/D ratio. Milacron both designs and builds
full extrusion systems in-house, maintaining complete control of precise
equipment needs. From extruders to new and rebuilt extrusion barrels and
screws, to pipe heads, dies and downstream equipment, customers get
powerful, reliable solutions that meet all requirements. Milacron's
demonstration and development laboratories have made a science of
optimizing processing via natural compression; this creates a highly
customizable approach for our customers: one that increases
productivity, output and accuracy while reducing costs.

The entire Milacron team is ready to welcome the world to NPE and show
our valued customers "what's new"! Look for more NPE press releases in
the coming weeks to learn about even more Milacron products, services
and technologies.

Milacron continues to push the boundaries of possibilities in plastics
with breakthrough products from leading brands including Milacron®,
Mold-Masters®, DME®, Ferromatik®, Uniloy®, and CIMCOOL®. All Milacron
product brands offer industry-leading service, support, and spare parts
inventory – trust only Milacron trained experts to ensure your assets
run at peak performance.

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About Milacron

Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution, and
service of highly engineered and customized systems within the plastic
technology and processing industry. Milacron is the only global company
with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems,
injection molding, blow molding and extrusion equipment, mold
components, industrial supplies plus a wide market range of advanced
fluid technologies. Visit Milacron at

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