Posts Tagged 'plastic injection molding'


Monitoring machine-independent variables ensures consistent part quality

October 13, 2020
Monitoring Machine Independent Variables Ensures Consistent Part Quality

It’s an OEM’s worst nightmare: a bad batch of parts brings the assembly line to a standstill, causing expensive downtime and delaying the delivery of finished products and sales. With the complexity of raw plastic materials and multiple variables in the molding process, there’s always a possibility that out-of-spec plastic parts can make it through…

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

August 26, 2020
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…

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Designing effectively with plastics

July 6, 2020
Effective Plastic Part Design

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.…

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Are you stressed about distress?

June 11, 2020
Stressed About Your Plastic Injection Molders Financial 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…

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How New Berlin Plastics can help you mitigate risk

May 4, 2020
Metal Casting Definitions

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:…

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How to improve material selection using ASTM material standards

March 27, 2020
ASTM Material Standards For Plastic Resins

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…

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What you need to know about transferring molds

March 11, 2020
Transfer Tooling Considerations

Transferring plastic injection tools from one molder to another is a major undertaking, with many variables to consider. But there are several steps you can take to help ensure that they go smoothly. Here’s what you need to think about, based on three potential scenarios.

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Injection molding: How to save money without sacrificing quality

March 10, 2020
Save Money Maximize Quality

There are many variables to consider when designing and producing injection-molded plastic parts. A knowledgeable and effective molding partner can help you reach a common-sense solution that helps you to save money – without sacrificing part quality.

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5 critical signs you need to rethink your project launch strategy

December 5, 2019
Rethink your project launch strategy

For many plastic injection molders, delays in project launches are distressingly common. But they don’t have to be. Here are five warning signs that it’s time to rethink your project launch strategy.

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4 principles of high-performance project launches

November 21, 2019
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To compete at the highest levels of Formula 1 racing, your team must mine the data the car generates to make informed decisions about optimizing its performance. Formula 1 teams employ the best tools, people and strategies to wring every ounce of speed and handling out of their finely-tuned machine and its driver. Not surprisingly,…

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