Milacron celebrates a landmark milestone with its 50th Anniversary in Plastics


Milacron Holdings Corp., founded in 1968, a global leader in the manufacture, distribution, and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the plastic technology and processing industry, will officially celebrate its 50th year in plastics in the Fall of 2018 within the Milacron family of associates and personnel. The company will celebrate its next 50 years with customers in 2019.

Venturing into the manufacture of injection molding machines in 1968, Milacron has been producing some of the most advanced and reliable machines for the plastic industry.

“What an amazing achievement! Milacron has a storied past with its birth in 1884 as Cincinnati Screw and Tap Company, then The Cincinnati Milling Company and its present-day form Milacron; a leading force in Plastics”, said Tom Goeke, CEO Milacron. He, added, “Like any company of Milacron’s vintage we’ve seen a great number of gains, some incredible technological advancements and have played a significant role in the globalization of the plastics industry. Milacron is now more successful than ever and uniquely positioned to continue on the path of innovation and excellence that has been set forth by the generations of past Milacron associates, and we’re committed to providing our customers industry-leading products alongside unmatched service and support. The next 50 years for Milacron look very bright indeed.”

Milacron built its first plastics machinery manufacturing facility in Afton, OH in 1970 covering an area of over 75,250 square feet, which is today of 527,277 square feet.

Milacron has made great contributions to the progression of the global plastic industry that has enabled it to obtain patents for the development of nozzle shut off devices, computer-based process controls, mold change systems, and servo-hydraulic drive systems to co-injection machines for engineered resins.

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