Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is your single OEM source for modification solutions for your Van Dorn and Demag injection molding machines. A partial list of these modifications includes:

  • The VDU® (Van Dorn Universal) Control
  • Manifold rebuilds
  • Tonnage cylinder rebuilds
  • Linkage rebuilds
  • Injection unit rebuilds
  • Custom barrel and screw solutions to fit your needs
  • Mobile hot runner units
  • Machine enhancements such as robot interfaces, mold gates, core options
  • Multi-plug adaptation, etc.
  • Integrated solutions

Designed specifically for your Van Dorn and Demag machines, our OEM modification solutions help you:

  • Improve overall productivity
  • Expand processing capabilities
  • Achieve energy savings
  • Prolong machinery life
  • Ensure machine safety
  • Improve your bottom line with minimal investment

Control system solutions, such as the VDU Control for Van Dorn HT, HP, Classic Toggle and Caliber series injection molding machines, can optimize both uptime and machine performance while removing the cost and worry of finding spare parts.

Modification solutions that improve reliability and productivity and prolong machine life are obvious ways to achieve bottom line improvements. But the possibilities go far beyond that. Expanding the capabilities of your Van Dorn and Demag machines with OEM modification solutions can open the doors to new applications and business without the substantial investment in new equipment. For example, single-shot machines can be adapted to double-shot, or injection components can be replaced to tackle new processing techniques. We can also help your bottom line with energy-saving solutions such as:

  • Proportional valve updates
  • Machine tuning
  • Heater band upgrades
  • Solid-state heater contactors

From the selection of the best solution for your requirements, through installation and on-going processing and technical support, our Modification Team is here to help. Just give us a call today at 866-491-1045. Or you can email us at:


VDU Control

VDU Energy Savings

Modifications Brochure

Modifications Chart


Van Dorn is a proud brand of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag