Toolmaker Jim Nolan completed his formal
mold making apprenticeship through the Illinois Tool and Die Institute
in 1976. His experience started in custom molding and mold
making where he was responsible for plastic processing and mold
making for "job shop" environments building molds for
the toy and consumer products industries. A few of the more
recognizable products Jim built were for Mr. Coffee and Revell,
a toy manufacturer.
Jim has worked
for the largest American injection molding machine manufacturer,
and become intimately familiar with modern injection molding machine
capability. This experience effectively accelerated his experience
in all facets of plastic manufacturing.
the last five years before starting San Diego Mold Corporation
Jim worked at Hewlett Packard. There, he was exposed to
the absolute latest technology for plastic part and mold making.
"My experience encompasses the entire spectrum of
plastic injection molding. Starting my own company was
the next logical step in my career."