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Forest Lake, MN 55025
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  • New Equipment at Teamvantage
  • Paradigme Engineering has joined the New Team Family!
  • Teamvantage at MD&M Minneapolis, October 23-24, 2019
  • Teamvantage Publishes First White Paper
  • Teamvantage Awarded Minnesota PIPELINE Program Dual Training Grant
  • The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast Interview with Lester Jones and Tom Caron

New Equipment at Teamvantage

In order to support our sustained growth and to continue to offer the latest industry technology to our customers, we are excited to announce the purchase of the following equipment for our facility.

  • 200 ton Nissei injection molding machine equipped with a Yushin robot
  • 100 ton Sodick injection molding machine
  • 165 ton Sodick injection molding machine
  • 495 ton Sodick injection molding machine
  • 715 ton Sodick injection molding machine
  • Overhead crane for our secure development room
  • 2 Branson 200XC sonic welders
  • UR collaborative robot

The new injection molding machines and sonic welders are similar to versions we currently possess, which helps to standardize our operations and increase efficiency in terms of operation; setup and changeover; and maintenance on the new equipment.

The collaborative robot can be used in many applications and is beneficial to maintaining consistent cycle times, which in turn will result in consistent product quality and increased efficiency.

Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 651.464.3900 today to schedule a tour of our facility.

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January 30, 2017


Dear Friends,

Teamvantage and Custom Mold & Design are pleased to announce the addition of a third company to our corporate family.  We have purchased a company called Paradigme Engineering, LLC.  The sale became official on January 03, 2017.

Paradigme brings a new level of technological expertise and expanded capabilities for the tooling side of our business.  We are now even better prepared to provide a variety of solutions to solve your difficult manufacturing challenges.  Paradigme is a best-in-class mold design and manufacturing company with 11 employees and a 13,500 square foot facility located in Becker, Minnesota.  With this addition, we can provide you with full part design, mold design and mold manufacturing support whether you need a prototype mold, bridge tool, low cavitation / high cavitation tooling solutions, and/or mold maintenance services.  We can deliver this support for micro molded parts all the way up to large format molding. 

Our three companies are ready and available to provide our unique brand of collaboration, by working directly with our customers, to find the ultimate solution for their manufacturing needs.  Whether you require molds for thermoplastic, elastomeric, silicone, MIM, ceramic or rubber materials, our cross functional team of experts can help you find the best technology based solution and assist you in bringing your product on line in the least amount of time.

If you prefer to outsource your molding needs, Teamvantage is a best-in-class molder and contract manufacturer for thermoplastic, elastomers and silicone materials.  In addition, Custom Mold & Design is fully positioned to provide you with low, medium and high volume machined components, assemblies, jigs and fixtures through our CMD Express parts division.

Another significant benefit to our organization and our customers is that former Paradigme owner, Jon Palmquist, is joining our corporate technology team to provide collaborative technical support and direction to assist in applying the latest technological innovations in support of our customer’s needs. The new addition of Paradigme makes us a completely integrated one stop shop for your prototype, low and high volume production needs.

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Join Teamvantage at MD&M Minneapolis

Please join us in booth 2205 at MD&M Minneapolis, October 23-24, 2019, to learn how Teamvantage can be your competitive advantage by providing creative solutions to your Teamvantage at MD&M Minneapolisunique manufacturing challenges.  Use promo code SPECIAL to get your free pass or save 20% on your conference pass when you register online.

Teamvantage will also be participating in the Career Zone at the show on Thursday, October 24.  If you are interested in working for a company that truly values its employees, drop by and find out what makes our company such a great place to work.  You can also check out our recent video to hear directly from our employees as well as view current career opportunities.

About MD&M Minneapolis: The event brings together over 5,000 professionals interested in automation, Medtech, packaging, and more, and offers exclusive show features including:

  • 3 Focused Theaters: Access insights in Medtech, packaging, smart manufacturing, and 3D printing via panels, case studies, and more.
  • Career Zone: Hone your interview skills, perfect your resume, and more at this career-focused seminar on the expo floor.
  • Product Showcases: See live demos of new products including the latest in manufacturing innovations, biocompatible materials, sensors, and robotics.

Learn more about MD&M Minneapolis.  

We look forward to seeing you there!



Conformal Cooling: A Practical Application White Paper

Teamvantage, along with our sister company Custom Mold & Design, is thrilled to present our first published white paper on the benefits of conformal cooling.  Click the link at the bottom of the page to download the white paper. 

Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 651.464.3900 to learn more about conformal cooling and how it could benefit your application.

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Teamvantage Awarded Minnesota PIPELINE Program Dual Training Grant

Teamvantage (as part of NewTeam) is excited to have been selected as one of the grant recipients from the Minnesota PIPELINE program.  The Minnesota PIPELINE (Private Investment, Public Education, Labor and Industry Experience) Program is an innovative approach to address current and future workforce needs. The program works with employers to change the conversation from “How do we find workers with the skills we need?” to “How do we GIVE workers the skills we need?”Teamvantage Quality Lab

PIPELINE exists to support employers in creating or enhancing a competency-based dual-training approach where workers receive a combination of related instruction strategically paired with on-the-job training. Dual-training grants through the Minnesota Office of Higher Education provide funding for employers to create new and expand existing dual-training initiatives.

With the grant funding, Teamvantage is planning to give current employees an opportunity to learn new skills and advance their careers within the organization.

Click here for more information on the Minnesota PIPELINE program.

Click here for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry press release.

The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast: MoldMaking Technology Presents Lester Jones and Tom Caron

Thank you to Alliance Specialties for hosting COO Lester Jones and Vice President of Sales Tom Caron on The Manufacturing Alliance podcast.  Listen to the discussion about our culture, future expansion and how our customer relationships and collaboration make our trilogy of companies unique.

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For more information on the podcast, visit Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales.

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Teamvantage is not your typical manufacturing company.

Founded in 1972, we are a state-of-the-art, custom contract manufacturer and injection molder providing creative solutions to our customers' unique manufacturing challenges.

Vitally important to the success of every program is the unparalleled collaboration of our team of experts with yours.

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