Plastic411 Service Technicians

  • Plastic411 Machine experts are long-time experts in the field, with a commitment to proper troubleshooting, analysis and repair of plastic injection presses
  • Top machine experts will provide the necessary information for you to repair your machinery and prevent future break downs
  • Plastic411 has over 2000 professional molding contacts world wide. This includes controller, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical experts in the U.S and Canada
  • Machine performance is key to your molding operation! Plastic411 can help you develop your preventative maintenance program with a focus on planned (rather than unplanned) maintenance events.
Bill Harwick: 38 years in injection molding

The Plastic411 Service team is overseen by Bill Hartwick. Here are his credentials:

•Engel Canada Service 1980-1997
-Machine Installations
-Troubleshooting and Repairs
-Training •Major Automotive Molder 1997-2002
– Project Management Setting up Greenfield facility in Toledo, Ohio area.
– Maintenance Mgmt. Set up maintenance department and implemented PM program •Hydraulics Repair House (Toronto, Canada) 2002-2008
– In house repair service
– Set up customer service & repair department

•Opened Filter Specialties Inc. 2008- Present
– Providing machine troubleshooting to all makes of machines
– Hydraulic repairs
– Electrical/ electronic troubleshooting
– All molding machine Mechanical including service on;
  – Screws, barrels
  – Toggles & tie bars
  – Control system retrofits and servo- hydraulic pump installs
  – Hydraulic filters and oil analysis programs for predictive maintenance

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