It’s Time to Put in Your Final Orders for the Holidays

The major holiday buying season is upon us, which means that you need to be locked and loaded with your product inventory. Do you have enough products to meet demand? If not, then now is the time to put in those last-minute orders. You know that it always takes time to turn around orders. Plastic parts have to be thermoformed, trimmed, painted, and assembled. Your completed pro...
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Do You Need Your Plastics to Survive the Might of Mother Nature?

Many plastic pieces get to enjoy the good life, living their days in temperature controlled environments. You would never leave your computer outside during a blizzard or let your precious cell phone bake on a sizzling summer day. However, some plastics are not so lucky. They need to be ready for everything that Mother Nature can throw at them, from frigid temperatures dipping ...
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We Provide Plastic Bonding and Assembly, Too

The plastic pieces that we manufacture for our clients are usually components of a larger product. It can be a hassle for clients to ship these plastic parts to a second vendor who will perform assembly and bonding services. Rather than spend extra time and money on introducing a second vendor into the equation, why not let us perform bonding and assembly, too? Yes, our team...
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Need to Increase Speed to Market? Let Us Assemble Your Plastic Pieces

As the holidays approach, speed to market will be a critical component to your company’s success. The faster you can get your products manufactured and assembled, the faster you can get them onto store shelves or into your warehouses for shipping to customers. One of the best ways to increase speed to market is to streamline your vendor processes and to cut unnecessary vendo...
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Ultrasonic Welding: What Is It, and How Is It Used?

When you think of welding, you might imagine a burly man lowering a huge, metal welding mask over his face, putting on thick gloves, and then sparking his welder so that he can melt two chunks of metal together. This works perfectly when it comes to joining metal pieces, but what if you need to join small plastic pieces together? You can’t exactly use a traditional welder for t...
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Questions to Consider When Deciding What Type of Plastic to Use for Your Parts

If you need to design plastic parts for your next product, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is what type of plastic to use. With all of the different resins and chemical combinations available, you have a lot of options. You can make plastics that are extremely hard, pliable, durable, or able to withstand extreme temperatures. How do you decide what type ...
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How We Make the Parts That Make the Parts

Before we can start producing your unique plastic part or product, we must first create the machinery or tools to make that part. Each part for each client is unique, so we will need to design a new tool to make that part. Unlike some of our competitors, we make our tools out of durable aluminum in-house. That means the same designers who will be producing your part will al...
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Why Trimming of Plastics Is So Important

When you contract with a manufacturer to make a component part of your product, you will probably spend a good deal of time designing the part and determining the perfect plastic composite to use. Once the design and material are approved, the rest is a piece of cake, right? Actually, you’re over-looking a crucial part of the manufacturing process – the trimming of the comp...
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You Might Not Even Realize How Much Plastic is in Your Life

In the western world, plastic is a part of every person’s life, but many of us don’t realize just how much plastic is all around us. Gradually, as the technologies surrounding the creation of plastics (such as thermoforming) have become more sophisticated, plastics have infiltrated almost every nook and cranny of the modern human experience. The Worldwatch Institute noted th...
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What does CNC stand for?

CNC means Computer Numerical Control. This means a computer converts the design produced by Computer Aided Design software (CAD), into numbers. The numbers can be considered to be the coordinates of a graph and they control the movement of the cutter. In this way the computer controls the cutting and shaping of the material HOW THE COORDINATES WORK The way coordinates ...
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