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10 Methods for Coloring Plastics

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Plastic components come in all shapes and sizes. While these parts might vary in terms of design or function, one very common need is the addition of color. Numerous coloring methods have been developed over the years to create colorful plastic parts for a variety of industries—from industrial applications to the production of everyday household […]

Single Cavity, Multi-Cavity, and Family Mold: Which is Right for Your Application?


Understanding the nuances of custom injection molding can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to deciding between single-cavity, multi-cavity, and family molds. This blog post aims to demystify these concepts, providing a comprehensive insight into their applications, advantages, and disadvantages. By tapping into the expertise of Pioneer Plastics, a trusted name in the […]

Why Injection Molding is an Ideal Choice for Mass Production

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In the world of mass production, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and quality are non-negotiable factors. This is precisely why injection molding has emerged as a preferred choice for many businesses. This blog post will delve into the world of injection molding, exploring its advantages and highlighting its pivotal role in the manufacturing industry.  From discussing the process’s […]

5 key Reasons to Bring Your Plastic Injection Molding Project Back Home

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In today’s competitive market, businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their processes, maintain high-quality standards, and reduce costs. One crucial area where these objectives intersect is in the realm of a plastic injection molding project. In this blog post, we will explore five key reasons why bringing your plastic injection molding process back home to […]

Get an Accurate Custom Plastic Injection Molding Quote: 6 Things to Have Ready

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Custom plastic injection molding is an ideal solution for producing high-quality, complex parts in large volumes.  If you’re considering a plastic part or mold for your production needs, you may be wondering what you need to request a quote.  In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of plastic injection molding, what to have […]

3D Printing vs Custom Injection Molding: What’s the Difference?

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In the world of manufacturing, product designers and entrepreneurs are constantly seeking innovative and cost-effective methods to produce high-quality components. When selecting a manufacturing process, it is essential to consider the complexity of the part and the production volume. Two popular techniques that often come up for discussion are 3D printing and custom injection molding. […]

Pioneer Plastics Announced as Pizza Hut STAR Supplier of the Year

Pioneer Plastics is Pizza Hut STAR Award winner for 2022 - Supplier of the Year

DIXON, Kentucky – Pioneer Plastics has been named Pizza Hut’s STAR Award recipient for Overall Supplier of the Year, as well as Equipment/Smallwares Supplier of the Year for 2022.  This marks the first time Pioneer has received the Overall Supplier of the Year award and the fifth time receiving Equipment/Smallwares Supplier of the Year award. […]

8 Top Benefits of Custom Injection Molding

Plastic injection molding is a custom option for manufacturing parts, and can be much more versatile than other types of plastic molding. This more efficient approach allows for flexibility in creating exactly what is necessary for a project. Custom injection molding can be  cost-effective for everyone and works for products from display cases to appliance […]

Crash Course: Everything You Need to Know About Injection Molding Products

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The modern manufacturing world is full of options for businesses like yours to create products and components. It can be overwhelming if you don’t understand how different solutions work. If you need a lot of products and you need them fast, you don’t have time to waste deciphering manufacturing processes. You need a quick and […]

Smart Strategies for Hiring Plastic Injection Molding Companies

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Whether you’re about to ramp up existing production or add a new product line, you’re probably experiencing a mixture of excitement and apprehension. You may be excited because new ventures with the potential to increase your bottom line are always good for getting both the adrenaline and the imagination flowing. You may also be nervous […]

Pioneer Plastics Receives Pizza Hut STAR Supplier of the Year Award

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DIXON, Kentucky – Pioneer Plastics was selected as Pizza Hut’s STAR Award recipient for Equipment and Smallwares Supplier of the Year for 2020.  This marks the fourth time Pioneer has received this award and the second time in six months the company has been recognized by Pizza Hut after receiving the European division’s Innovation of […]