Category injection molding

Digital Factories in future

Technological leaps and bounds developments will eventually find their way into the industrial processes. Manufacturing processes, particularly, are at a point beyond the limits previously confined only to the realm of science-fiction. With the rapid pace of technology advancements and…

How Injection Molding Supply Chains Work

No matter what industry or project in question, managing projects can be challenging. For injection molding management discipline and supervision are crucial. The Project Management Offices (PMOs) are now an accepted norm in the molding industry. They guarantee the highest…

101 tips for Developing a New Product

Relevance is key to survival and success in today’s more challenging market. It means releasing new products quickly to keep your company ahead of the competition. People who are too slow or lazy to change the business environment do not…

How to Evaluate Custom automobile Injection Molders

Automobiles must perform consistently in all aspects, including cooling, heating, fuel delivery, and powertrain. A manufacturer must partner with an injection moulder to achieve these critical functions. To objectively evaluate potential partners in custom injection molding, you need to ask…

Boosting OEMs’ supply chains with reshoring

With an astounding 80% of automakers experiencing business interruptions due to the COVID-19 shut down of non-essential business, Many are looking closely at the effects of globalization of supply chains1. Particularly, auto OEMs are either actively reshoring or are planning…

Mold Design

For beginners, the only requirement is a little knowledge of mechanical drawing delineation, done either electronically via a computer (with programs like Autocad) or manually with a pencil on a drawing board. In addition to basic calculus, the designer must…

How to Copy a plastic part

Unlegal ?What are you able to do to prevent it from occurring? The most frequently asked questions are: “Can we make our replacement parts ourselves or do we have to purchase parts from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).” This could…

DFM and FMEA Reducing Molding Risk Probability

It is generally accepted that Design for Manufacturability (DFM) implies designing products to be consciously and proactively manufactured to optimize the entire injection molding manufacturing process. With DFM, engineering and production are integrated in the plastic design phase, resulting in…