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Mold Building Solutions for Injection Molding

Injection mold building is an important part of plastics manufacturing and has various options in mold choice. The selection of mold type depends on the individual needs of the parts and the company. Here are some basics of injection mold building from some the most knowledgeable sources in the field. Master Unit Die (MUD) units MUD units offer some advantages when faced with injection mold...

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5 Engineering Solutions for Injection Molding
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5 Engineering Solutions for Injection Molding

Advances in engineering software, which ease the design and manufacturing process of plastic parts, have progressed considerably since the introduction of 2D and 3D design software. 1. Part Design Software upgrades have moved injection molding design into 2D and 3D levels to minimize problems and errors in calculation. Accuracy and attention to minute details of design are easily accomplished...

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What a Single Source Solution Means for Your Injection Molded Project

Are you an engineer looking for a simple solution to getting your injection molded products? To make things easy to manage, the last thing someone wants to do is spend more time working with multiple companies for each step of your project. Finding a single company that will take care of every step of your project from concept thru completion helps maintain project consistency. To begin your...

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Inventory Management Solutions for Injection Molded Components
Test & Measurement

Inventory Management Solutions for Injection Molded Components

Once a company's engineering team has developed, processed, and begun to receive custom injection molded plastic components, the next step requires the development of reliable inventory management solutions. Finding the right inventory process for injection molded components is crucial. It is important to develop a consistent process, as this is the only way to eliminate confusion and mistakes in...

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Why Injection Molding Defense Related Products Requires Specific Registrations
Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Why Injection Molding Defense Related Products Requires Specific Registrations

The U.S. Government requires that all manufacturers, exporters, and brokers of defense related products, including those made by injection molding, be registered with the Department of State under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ITAR-controlled items, also known as United States Munitions List (USML) items, are defined as defense articles meant for military application that...

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The Importance of Supply Chain Management for Your Injection Molding Project
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The Importance of Supply Chain Management for Your Injection Molding Project

According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), supply chain management encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management. It also includes the crucial components of coordination and collaboration with channel partners, which can be suppliers, intermediaries, third party service providers...

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Reasons to Consider ReShoring of Your Injection Molding & Mold Building
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Reasons to Consider ReShoring of Your Injection Molding & Mold Building

Harry Moser's Mantec ReShoring Initiative highlights several crucial benefits to bringing the manufacturing of goods within the molding industry back home to the United States. Many major companies have plants overseas that manufacture their products and then ship them back to the United States, where they are then sold to American consumers. ReShoring is the process of bringing the production...

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Why Utilizing an ERP System Is Important for Injection Molding
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Why Utilizing an ERP System Is Important for Injection Molding

Injection molding is used to create a stunning array of products essential to the functioning of the modern world. Although injection molding is very efficient and cost effective for manufacturing large copies of individual parts, setup costs are high, since tools and molds must be custom made to produce the desired product. An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is critical to maximizing...

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Clean Room Injection Molding for the Medical Industry

Clean Room Injection Molding for the Medical Industry

Clean Room injection molding is becoming increasingly necessary in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. In this field, cleanliness is not only essential but regulated very specifically and adheres to strict medical manufacturing protocols which include operating under the ISO 13485:2003 certificated procedures for medical devices. Typically, a clean room is a location that maintains a...

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Reasons Employee Training Is Vital for Your Injection Molded Parts
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Reasons Employee Training Is Vital for Your Injection Molded Parts

In last weeks article titled, Equipment to Produce Precision Injection Molded Components, it discussed the equipment utilized to produce plastic parts. It also touched on the fact of several routes, whether it be single or multiple source the end-user can take for production of the component. Know matter which route is chosen a multitude of individuals along the journey will be utilizing a host...

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