Automation advancements in thermoforming

We continue to automate within our plastic thermoforming facility, we’re proud of our latest piece of equipment in our automation arsenal—a new dual-arm robotic router trim station. The robotic router is designed to trim more parts per hour and improving the safety of our operators. Automated routing applications,  focused [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:34:07-05:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Automation advancements in thermoforming

LINDAR’s new four-station rotary thermoforming machine.

LINDAR recently installed a new MAAC four-station rotary thermoformer. MAAC thermoformers are known for being technically advanced and leading edge heavy gauge thermoforming equipment. Because a four-station rotary thermoformer can produce 2.8 times the throughput of standard shuttle machines, this investment allows us to be competitive, while also being [...]

By |2019-06-25T12:06:27-05:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Comments Off on LINDAR’s new four-station rotary thermoforming machine.

LINDAR’s Tom Haglin Awarded Thermoformer of the Year

Tom Haglin, owner and CEO of LINDAR Corp., in Baxter, Minn., won the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) 2019 Thermoformer of the Year award, which will be presented at the SPE Thermoforming Conference in Milwaukee in September. Haglin’s career in the thermoforming industry is noteworthy for business growth, job [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:06:13-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Consumer Products, Food Packaging, LINDAR News|Comments Off on LINDAR’s Tom Haglin Awarded Thermoformer of the Year

Innovations in automation production.

As LINDAR implements technology, automation, and engineering solutions in continual improvement of our plastic thermoforming process, automation remains a key component of our production of SimplySecure, PAINTWELL, and more. We are proud to have a new roll-fed line with additional automation incorporated into the production line—one of four in [...]

By |2019-05-22T13:12:34-05:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Consumer Products, Food Packaging, LINDAR News|Comments Off on Innovations in automation production.

LINDAR hires personnel and takes steps to increase automation

LINDAR continues to accelerate our automation initiative within our facility. Steps have been taken and our automation processes are being redefined to improve and automate workflow, operations, and the manufacturing processes. These are additional steps to bring forming inspiration to our automation initiative. One of the tools we are [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:36:16-05:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Consumer Products, Food Packaging, LINDAR News|Comments Off on LINDAR hires personnel and takes steps to increase automation

Packaging that protects — Even the thinnest of products

When it comes to plastic products, LINDAR can thermoform just about anything. Our plastic medical trays are designed to keep guidewires clean and protected while they’re being shipped or stored. The containers come in two types, Straight Pack and Coil Pack trays.

By |2018-04-20T16:09:03-05:00October 18th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Comments Off on Packaging that protects — Even the thinnest of products

Comparing Materials and Processes

When material selection means choosing between thermoplastic products or metals, it’s important to select the right material type and process; the one that performs best for the application, while also being the most cost effective. This is also true when comparing thermoforming to injection molding and rotomolding. Thermoplastic [...]

By |2018-04-20T16:09:55-05:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Comments Off on Comparing Materials and Processes

The Flexibility of TPR Material

When it comes to thermoforming, choosing the right material for your product is critical. You want a plastic that not only performs well for your application, but is cost effective, has a fast turn-around time, and is aesthetically pleasing. In a previous blog post, we discussed the benefits and [...]

By |2018-04-23T10:41:26-05:00January 13th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Comments Off on The Flexibility of TPR Material

Thermoforming with TPO material can replace fiberglass

As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), specializing in thermoforming technology, LINDAR’s parts and components are used across a wide variety of industries, such as agricultural, lawn/garden, construction, industrial, medical, recreational, low-speed vehicles (LSV), and more. (Check out our OEM portfolio here.) When a customer comes to us with an [...]

By |2018-04-23T10:42:07-05:00January 5th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Comments Off on Thermoforming with TPO material can replace fiberglass

The Benefits of Thermoforming with TPO

You use it every day. It’s found in the car you drive, it’s a component of the lawn tractor in your yard, and it is in the semi-truck on the highway. It’s thermoplastic polyolefin or TPO. TPO is often used as a replacement for metal or fiberglass due to [...]

By |2018-04-23T10:45:34-05:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: Commercial, LINDAR News|Comments Off on The Benefits of Thermoforming with TPO