Injection Molding Machines
Shibaura Machine is a leading global manufacturer of high precision injection molding machines.
30 to 2,500 metric tons of clamping force
100 to 3,500 metric tons of clamping force
Our North American headquarters, centrally located in Elk Grove Village, IL, is fully equipped to support sales, service, parts, mold trials, and customer training. Our service offices in Elk Grove Village, IL, Ontario, CA, and Charlotte, NC, and Markham, ON, Canada are staffed with experienced, professional service technicians who are fully committed to supporting the success and profitability of our customers.
Shibaura Machine generally stocks over 100 molding machines in our North American inventory for quick delivery. Our U.S. assembly facility allows us to quickly customize molding presses to our customer’s specifications. Capabilities include; powering up machines for test runs, installing software updates, installation of special options, and machine inspection before shipment.
We have provided machines to the North American market since 1974 and have an installed base of over 15,000 injection molding machines. Our global manufacturing and world-class engineering capability, along with our long heritage of industry leading innovation, reliability, and precision, continue to make us the most proven and reliable partner for your injection molding machinery needs.
Injection Molding Machine Showcase
Belt Drive or Direct Drive? Shibaura Machine is Breaking Down the Differences
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 22, 2021 - Linear motion control systems, such as direct drive and belt drive, are key in today’s motion-driven automation environment. And while both options look similar, they are both fundamentally different. You will wa...Read more
The Benefits of Shibaura Machine’s Proprietary Injection Molding Servo Motor and Ball Screw Design
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 17, 2021 - As the technology for injection molding machines continues to evolve, all-electric has become an increasingly popular option. When it comes to comparing and choosing the right all-electric machine for your factor...Read more
Mold Deflection Causing Problems With Your Injection Molding Process? Read This.
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 9, 2021 - When it comes to manufacturing plastic parts to tight tolerances, minimizing mold deflection is essential. Mold deflection is generally caused by clamping and cavity pressures which then cause the mold to deflect ...Read more
Optimize Part Weight Consistency with the Shibaura Machine Plastrol Function
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 2, 2021 - Part weight variations due to inconsistent check ring response can cause unwanted fluctuations and endanger a stable injection molding process. When we look for ways to stabilize the process and improve shot-to-sh...Read more
Shibaura Machine’s New Smart Factory Highlights IoT Solutions Paired With All-Electric Injection Molding Technology
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, August 27, 2021 - Shibaura Machine will be launching its new Smart Factory with an open house at their Elk Grove Village, Illinois tech center in the Fall, 2021. This manufacturing cell will further support customers to fully leverag...Read more
Taking LSR Molding to a Higher Level with All-Electric Technology
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, August 20, 2021 -Liquid silicone rubber molding is experiencing demand growth like never before in North America. While many manufacturers are considering whether to invest in a dedicated liquid silicone rubber (LSR) molding machine...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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Toshiba Machine is now Shibaura Machine
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL April 1, 2020 – Effective April 1, 2020, our company name changed from “Toshiba Machine Company, America” to “Shibaura Machine Company, America.” We started business as a machine tool manufacturer in 1938 under the Shibaura name, and...Read more
Services Remain Open During COVID-19
We continue to actively monitor and adopt to CDC guidelines, as well as those issued by federal, state, and local authorities to keep our staff, customers, and business partners healthy!Attached for your reference is a letter from our President and a hando...Read more
Shibaura Machine Company, America doubles its footprint in Midwest
The U.S. Injection Molding Div. of Shibaura Machine completed its move into a 58,000 square foot facility in Elk Grove Village, Ill., replacing a a smaller facility in Elgin, Ill. The new plant consolidates the plastics sales, service and assembly function...Read more
Does Shibaura Machine offer 24/7 technical phone support?
Yes. Dial 1 (888) 593-1616 #1 for service. Outside of normal business hours, you can leave a message and an "on-call" technician will call you back.
Does Shibaura Machine stock machines for quick delivery?
Yes! We typically have over 100 machines in-stock and ready for quick delivery.
Does Shibaura Machine offer machine financing?
What type of training does Shibaura Machine offer?
Yes, we offer a variety of training classes including Processing, Controls, and Maintenance. Classes are held in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Ontario, California, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Markham, Ontario Canada. Click here to learn more.
Does Shibaura Machine offer an Industry 4.0 solution?
Our V70 controller supports OPC-UA communication standards. This capability along with our machiNet IoT+m platform allows machine and process data to be remotely monitored and shared with plant MES and ERP system. Contact your Shibaura Machine representative today to discuss your specific requirements.
Can your machines be integrated with auxiliary equipment?
Yes, in most cases auxiliary equipment can be integrated with our machines. Speak to your Shibaura Machine representative for more details.