15 Jan, 2018

[Infographic] 8 Things To Consider During Your Initial Design Process

January 15th, 2018|News, News & Events|

The benefits of using injection molding to manufacture parts are limitless. A process that gives new possibilities to the volume, efficiency, quality, and affordability of part production, injection molding has proven noteworthy and versatile. However, when design concepts are hastened or ill-planned, problems such as inferior part quality, manufacturing delays, and unplanned cost overruns can arise.

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15 Jan, 2018

Prototyping: Its Vital Role In The Injection Molding Process

January 15th, 2018|News, News & Events|

The mass production of injection molded parts is efficient, cost-saving, and applicable to a variety of industries driven by consumer and industrial demand. While the benefits of large-scale product output may be universally known, there are some crucial considerations regarding the process that mass producers, designers, and consumers should all understand.

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8 Jan, 2018

How the Injection Molding Process Compliments the Automotive Industry

January 8th, 2018|News, News & Events|

Anyone familiar with the automotive industry is aware plastic parts made via the injection molding process compose a significant portion of a car’s interior and exterior design. The plastic molding industry has revolutionized the production of automobiles; without such technology, the safety, cost, weight, and production rates of cars today would be unattainable. Whether you are adopting the injection molding process in your business or seek an understanding of its capabilities, these depictions of how injection molders have shaped the automotive industry will enlighten and inspire you to learn more about this profound technology.

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3 Jan, 2018

6 Considerations for Choosing a Plastic Injection Molder

January 3rd, 2018|injection molding, News, News & Events|

Need your product or production element to be mass produced? Plastic injection molding may be the answer to your needs. Whatever your project, choosing a plastic injection molder isn’t a simple task. Before selecting a custom injection molder as a partner for your project, consider these specific questions to make sure you have a good fit.

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28 Dec, 2017

Injection Molding: How to Save Money Without Sacrificing Quality

December 28th, 2017|injection molding, News, News & Events|

Plastic injection molding is a cost-effective and efficient way to produce high-quality parts. Injection molding creates very little waste which means lower costs. That being said, there are still multiple tricks you can learn to further save money with injection molding without jeopardizing the quality of the final product.

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21 Dec, 2017

The Biggest Trends in the Plastics Manufacturing Industry

December 21st, 2017|injection molding, News, News & Events, plastics|

The plastics and manufacturing industries are experiencing rapid evolution with many exciting trends on the rise. The changing landscape of manufacturing includes exciting developments such as the growing use of Internet of Things (IoT) as well as innovative advances in polymers and additives. Also, improved automation and factory connectivity are supporting major growth in the plastics industry.

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13 Dec, 2017

Guide for Selecting the Best Steel for Your Mold

December 13th, 2017|injection molding, News, News & Events|

There are many different metals which can be used to create molds. The best option for one project may not be the best option for another. There are also short-term and long-term costs to consider. Some tools and molds may be less expensive to make but cost more to maintain while, for others, the opposite true. When choosing mold metals a balance must be achieved between these two considerations. Where that balance lies may not always be intuitive because some metals may react differently to different resins.

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8 Dec, 2017

6 Ways to Reduce Your Injection Molding Costs

December 8th, 2017|injection molding, News, News & Events, plastics|

When it comes to manufacturing many businesses are looking for any and every way to save money on the parts they’re having manufactured. Only a rookie company or leader would take everything at face value in this industry and expect to be fully optimized.

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6 Dec, 2017

Why Your Material Selection Could Make or Break Your Next Project

December 6th, 2017|News, News & Events|

Plastic injection molding is a process that allows for the quick and affordable production of plastic products and parts. The type of plastic used to produce a part is the most crucial aspect in just about every facet of the plastic injection molding process.

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4 Dec, 2017

5 Must-Know Facts About Injection Molding

December 4th, 2017|injection molding, News, News & Events|

Creating a product through injection molding requires four steps. First, the mold cavity is filled with molten material. This can be metal, glass, or plastic. Next, the material is rapidly cooled, which causes it to harden. Methods of cooling and cooling times can vary depending on the material being used. Third, the mold opens, exposing the part to air and giving it a place to be ejected. Finally, pins eject the new product from the mold, and the mold closes again to receive more material.

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