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Amanda Arendts
Projections show that the global plastic injection molding market will reach a value of $266.1 billion by 2030. Plastic injection molding has become a very popular manufacturing technique in a range of industries. It’s efficient and allows for strong, complex parts. But there’s a lot to know about using injection molding effectively. For seven tips...
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Plastic is so common, affordable, and convenient that we produce about 300 million tons of it every year. But what’s plastic injection molding – and who came up with this idea to make things so easily? This is a simple process: molten plastic is poured into a mold and cooled. It then takes the shape...
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OEM and aftermarket parts make them hard to distinguish because of how similar they can be. The wide variety of inventory can be overwhelming. In 2021, the global vehicle parts market was valued at $2.33 trillion, so it’s understandable how parts can be hard to deal with. The value is due to the increasing demand for parts...
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Experts project the injection molding industry to be worth over $169.81 billion dollars in less than a decade. Are you ready for it? If there is one thing that the process is good for, it’s creating a wide variety of parts for numerous industries. Manufacturers are always on the lookout for ways to improve their products and processes. And...
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The latest automotive industry trends indicate a strong recovery in the sector, with an estimated annual growth of 11% in the automotive plastics market predicted for the next five years. Pushing this growth is the trend toward reducing vehicle weight and the associated decrease in emissions. There is a rising demand for plastic components in both...
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Did you know that there are 70 billion Lego products produced each year? You use the plastic injection method, a method used to make Legos since the 1940s. Plastic injection molding – widely used technique for creating products, anywhere from children’s toys to things used in cars. If you want to know what goes on...
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The global plastic injection molding market was at $15.39 billion in 2019. It is projected to reach $20.49 billion by 2027! Many of us don’t even know how injected molded plastic affects our everyday lives. What exactly is injected molded plastic and what do you need to know about this booming industry? Keep reading to learn...
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The original equipment manufacturer industry continues to grow year after year. If you have no idea what original equipment manufacturing is, don’t worry. Once you understand some basic characteristics and definitions, you will be able to see the purpose of these manufacturers. You also will be able to distinguish them from other types of parts and...
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Within the next decade, the plastic injection molding industry is set to reach a value of $266 billion. This value is spread across the various types of plastic molds. It also includes molds used in the automotive, packaging and medical industries. But, how are the different types of plastic molds made, and how do people...
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Injection molding allows manufacturers to customize parts with extreme precision. This includes design, shape, and color in a variety of materials that ultimately impact the function of the component. It’s also an efficient method for producing thousands or even millions of metal or plastic parts in succession. To appreciate the design of components produced you must...
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