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The deep connection between training and molding excellence

One of the secrets to New Berlin Plastics’ exceptional track record of part quality is our deep commitment to training. It enables us to deploy state-of-the-art technologies like robotics, end-of-arm tooling, and automation efficiently and effectively. That, in turn, empowers us to deliver high-quality parts to our customers at competitive prices. In recent years, as…

Investing in yourself: What’s in a piece price?

Selecting a plastic injection molding supplier that can provide you with the least expensive part will likely cost you more in the long run. A low piece price can lead to problems with part quality and deliverability. It could also compromise the financial stability of your supplier and put your supply chain at risk. A…

Why invite your molder earlier into your product development process?

Want to increase the odds of success for your new product development project? One of the most effective ways to do that is to engage your plastic injection molder earlier in your product development process.

Designing effectively with plastics

What do you need to know to successfully design and produce high-quality, highly-engineered plastic parts? Here are five inter-related variables you need to keep in mind: part design, material selection, mold design, molding presses and production processes. The right combination of them can increase your odds of success with your next plastic injection molding project.…

Are you stressed about distress?

Many types of businesses are facing financial challenges caused by the pandemic and economic downturn. Plastic injection molders are no exception. A small but growing number of them are in financial distress or have declared bankruptcy. How can you tell if your molder is in trouble? Here are some warning signs to look for and…

How New Berlin Plastics can help you mitigate risk

If you’re looking for a plastic injection molder that can help you mitigate risk during uncertain times, then you ought to take a closer look at New Berlin Plastics. For years, we’ve been making investments in people, technology and processes that make us the safe option for sourcing your plastic injection molding needs. Here’s why:…

New Berlin Plastics joins MaskForce initiative

Recently, a consortium of Milwaukee-area manufacturers teamed up to help alleviate the shortage of face masks that hospital workers desperately need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This group, which calls itself MaskForce, has designed, developed and produced a reusable face mask with easily changed filter media.

How to improve material selection using ASTM material standards

How do you specify materials for your plastic injection-molded parts? Do you have favorite resins you like to use? If so, you may be paying too much for them or you may be over-engineering the parts for their applications. A more cost-effective approach is to specify an ASTM material standard for the material that you…

Mitigating supply chain disruptions

The recent coronavirus outbreak has reinforced the need for manufacturers to have a risk mitigation plan in place so they’re prepared for disruptions to their global supply chain. According to a survey conducted by ThomasNet, roughly two out of every three North American manufacturing companies have felt the disruptions caused by the recent pandemic on…


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