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Reshoring Injection Molding Services: What You Need To Know

Want to bring your custom injection molding back to the United States? Read on to learn more about bringing your supply chain back to the US. Questions to Ask: Do
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Advantages of Custom Injection Molding

Injection molding is one of the most versatile processes for creating a custom plastic part. There are many benefits to the process.  Strength & Stability The injection molding process offers
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Additional Services Utilized Along with Custom Injection Molding

Having additional services for injection molding allows you to customize your plastic part in many different ways. If you want to achieve characteristics like specific colors or textures, one of
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What Drives the Cost of Custom Injection Molding?

No two custom injection molding projects are the same, so working with someone that understands all the aspects of part design and manufacturing is important.   Prototyping You might want to
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Injection Molding With High Heat Resins

Temperature plays a huge role in the custom injection molding process– even helping to determine the type of resin the part is made from.  Resins that are specifically made for
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Complex Molding Techniques For Complex Parts

Injection molding is perhaps the most versatile process for creating custom plastic parts. By utilizing the complex molds involved in this process, manufacturers can create intricate parts in a variety
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Injection Molding: Your Questions Answered

If you have an idea for a custom plastic part, you may have a lot of questions about the manufacturing process. Injection molding is a time-efficient and cost-efficient way to
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Insert Molding vs. Overmolding: What’s the Difference?

The custom injection molding process starts with a conceptualized design and ends with a uniquely manufactured product.  If your product needs to be aesthetically pleasing or ergonomically friendly, injection molding
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Injection Molding Defects and How to Avoid Them

Just like the design of the part, the manufacturing process is important to the integrity and function of the part. If not executed properly, the injection molding process can cause
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When Designing Custom Plastic Parts, Fit And Function are Important

When designing your plastic part, it’s crucial to consider what the part’s fit and function will be.  First and foremost, the function of the product will affect the fit and
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