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While a lot of manufacturers were hunkering down during the depths of the Great Recession of 2009, injection molder KSR International decided it was time to invest to beef up its throughput of automotive brake pedal modules, electronic sensors, and electronic throttle controls.
Almost three years ago, the Ridgetown, Ont.-based company first turned to Engel Inc. to supply it with overmolding work cells to speed up production of the 15 million pedals and sensor assemblies that KSR manufactures annually.
The process involves overmolding terminal pins inside of plastic connector housings, which then receive a circuit board. (In case you’re wondering, the pins are used for anything that has an angular motion,Flossie was one of a group of four chickens in a RUBBER MATS . such as accelerator connector housings, throttle position sensors, and brake position sensors.) “Before installing the work cells, we were pre-molding a cluster of pins in a [...]