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Built Rite-Reliance Announces Hiring of New QC Manager


Built-Rite is pleased to announce the addition of Luis Lopez as our  Certified Quality Manager. Lopez has over 20 years of experience in Quality Management in the aerospace, military/defense, automotive, medical, and electronics industries and is a  ISO/AS9100 Certified Auditor. He has a strong belief in Quality “As a Way of Life.”  He believes that we can make anything better when we use our collective genius!


Built Rite-Reliance Featured in “Stuff” Magazine.

Built Rite was recently featured in the special edition Magazine “Stuff” published by the Worcester Business Journal. The magazine seeks to educate the public on manufacturing in the Central Massachusetts area and dismiss many of the chronic misrepresentation about manufacturing. A link to the full magazine, including the profile on Built Rite can be viewed by clicking here.

Built Rite-Reliance Engineering Exhibiting at Design-2-Part Trade Show

Reliance Engineering , a specialized custom molder of thermoplastic and thermoset materials, will be exhibiting at the Design-2-Part Trade Show in Marlboro, Massachusetts on September 30th and October 1 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center. The show is the largest Design and Contract Manufacturing show in New England with over 300 exhibitors.  READ MORE

Built Rite Hosts Group from New England Factory Tours

Built-Rite was recently visited by the group of manufacturing enthusiasts known as New England Factory Tours   READ MORE

Reliance Engineering Featured in MoldMaking Technology Magazine 

Reliance Engineering was featured in the article “Adding Value Through Machining After Molding”  in MoldMaking Technology recently. READ MORE

Built Rite Continues Growth and Expansion in 2014 (24-7 Press Releases)

Built-Rite Tool and Die has recently announced continued expansion and renovations to their manufacturing facility in Lancaster, Massachusetts. Built-Rite, a custom mold making and design firm in Lancaster, and its molding divisions… READ MORE

Thermoplastic and LSR mold making in the same shop? Not easy, but here’s one success story (
As mentioned in our article above on Greg Roembke and his company, thermoplastic injection mold manufacturers who hope to create a new business making and selling molds for processing of liquid silicon rubber (LSR) face an abundance of hurdles. It can be done, though, as proven by Built-Rite Tool & Die Inc. Read more.

  • MSBDC Client Profile: Reliance Engineering, Built-Rite Tool & Die, Inc.
    “The MSBDC and its counselor, John Rainey, did magnificent things for me and my business,” exclaims entrepreneur and manufacturer, Craig Bovaird. Read more.

LSR/LIM Molding: A Unique Niche
One moldmaker’s decision to venture into liquid silicone rubber/liquid injection molding makes it one of the few shops that can provide molds for
liquid silicone. Read more.

  • Closing Thoughts Craig Bovaird, President of Built-Rite Tool & Die Inc./
    Reliance Engineering

    Craig Bovaird, president of Built-Rite Tool & Die Inc./Reliance Engineering in Lancaster, was recently named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2007 Massachusetts Small Business Person of the Year. His company, which specializes in part design for molding, mold design, prototype and production tooling, and full-scale manufacturing of plastics, had about $4 million in sales last year. Read more.

Hats Off to a Mass. Molder
Craig Bovaird, president of Lancaster, Mass.-based Built-Rite Tool & Die Inc. and its Reliance Engineering division, has been picked as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2007 Massachusetts Small Business Person of the Year, which is the state SBA’s top award. Read more.

  • Owner of Lancaster-based Plastics Company Named
    Massachusetts Small Business Person of the Year

    Craig Bovaird, president of Lancaster-based Built-Rite Tool& Die, Inc. and the Reliance Engineering Division has been named the SBA’s 2007 Massachusetts Small Business Person of the Year. Read more.