Injection Molding Machines
Shibaura Machine (FKA Toshiba Machine) is a leading global manufacturer of high precision injection molding machines. The engineering origins of Shibaura Machine can be traced back more than a century to Shibaura Engineering Works, established in 1875. Through the many subsequent decades, we have continued to grow and evolve, through challenge and adversity, into a premier global manufacturer of a wide variety of innovative, precise, supremely reliable machinery. Shibaura Machine was among the first companies in the world to establish mechatronics-oriented production systems. Continuous research and development – always searching for a better way – has enabled us to take advantage of our own advanced precision technologies and sophisticated electronics experience and use them to improve the machines we build for our customers.
Our European headquarters, centrally located in Milan, Italy, is fully equipped to support sales, service, parts, mold trials, and customer training. Our service offices are staffed with experienced, professional service technicians who are fully committed to supporting the success and profitability of our customers. With excellent access to European countries, we have been enhancing sales and technical support to our customers and actively developing new markets, thereby improving our presence
All-Electric Injection Molding Machines
50 to 2,500 metric tons of clamping force
Our parner network across Europe provides our customers immediate access to their sales needs. Please contract the sales partner in your country or, contact our European headquarters in Milan Italy.
Plastic molding solutions for a wide range of applications
As a global organization with more than 100 years of experience in the industrial equipment, we know the importance of a solid, consistent, and reliable service organization. High-quality service is essential to maintain the kind of customer loyalty we enjoy, and receive the thousands of repeat orders we have earned.
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Now Enrolling for In-Person Injection Molding Training Courses
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, August 3, 2022 - Shibaura Machine is pleased to announce our popular in-person injection molding training courses are resuming for the remainder of 2022. Customers can join us at our tech centers in Elk Grove Village, IL, Charlotte, ...Read more
Robot Integration Simplified With Shibaura Machine
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 29, 2022 - Automating tasks with robots has become an increasingly popular option for injection molding manufacturers. From placing inserts into molds to moving parts through post-mold processes, robots provide process stability...Read more
machiNetCloud Industrial IoT Now Included on New Injection Molding Machines
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 22, 2022 - As the landscape in manufacturing continues to rapidly change due to digitalization, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) brings a great opportunity to gain a competitive advantage in every form of production, inc...Read more
Customize Your Clamping Sequence at a Touch
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 17, 2022 - One of the steps to get the best results from injection molding requires the operator to properly set up the clamping sequence. Without an intuitive and visual experience, setting this up can be a time-consuming and d...Read more
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
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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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K 2022Live Event
K' in Düsseldorf is the most relevant global meeting point for the plastics and rubber industries bringing together exhibitors and trade visitors from all over the world every three years. There is no other trade fair allowing such a broad-based array of d...Read more
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Shibaura Machine Launches New Websites for Europe and Africa Regions
Milan, Italy September 30, 2022 – In order to better serve our customers in Europe and Africa, Shibaura Machine Europe has launched new website today, September 30, 2022. Our goal with this new websites is to provide our customers an easier way to learn ab...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
Is integration with auxiliary equipment available?
Yes, in most cases, auxiliary equipment can be integrated with the primary machinery. Speak to your Shibaura representative for details.
Does Shibaura offer an Industry 4.0 solution?
Shibaura machine controllers support OPC-UA communication standards. This capability along with our machiNetCloud and machiNet platforms allow machine and process data to be remotely monitored and shared with plant MES and ERP systems.
Can Shibaura provide a solution for part traceability?
Yes, part traceability solutions are available. Please speak with your Shibaura Machine representative for details.
Do you offer classroom and/or onsite training?
We offer a variety of training options. Please Click here
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