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Amanda Arendts
Did you know that your computer, your remote control for your TV, and even a cup of water you’re drinking out of we’re probably made with an injection molding machine? The injection molding machine was invented in the 19 century and is one of the most popular methods for creating certain plastics and complex parts. But...
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Did you know that the US manufacturing market was worth $8.3 trillion in 2023? Plastic injection molding represents an excellent innovation in prototyping, design, and production. This scaleable system allows you to design and produce large product volumes – hitting new heights in order fulfillment. Interested in using a plastic injection mold to streamline your...
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Managing an automotive supply chain has always been a tricky task, especially when getting parts from overseas. As the recent supply chain crisis has shown us, poor management can lead to problems like supply scarcity and supply and demand volatility. Working with an automotive supplier is one way to ensure that you avoid significant issues with...
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Contrary to popular belief, the Ford Model T was not the first automobile. It was the first American automobile and succeeded Wilhelm Maybach’s Mercedes, which came out in Europe in 1901. In the century since its invention, automobile manufacturing has come a long way. For ages, automobile makers relied on metal stamping for parts. But,...
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Did you know that plastic injection molding is one of the most commonly used processes in production? Plastic injection molded parts are used in various industries, but they are especially prevalent in the automotive industry. That’s because parts are incredibly strong and durable. Used to making dashboards and other car parts, which proves their strength....
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Sustainability is a growing concern among consumers and manufacturers in the auto industry. In the past, plastic components were not a great option due to the difficulty in recycling them and problems with durability. Vehicles like electric cars make good use of newer polyethylene applications. Custom plastic components made through plastic injection molding are light and can...
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The injection molded plastics market had a global value of USD 284.7 billion in 2021. Plastic injection molding is a very popular manufacturing process and tends to produce great results with a quick turnaround. If you’re looking for help with plastic manufacturing, however, you’ll find that there are a variety of companies to consider. However, not every plastic manufacturer will...
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Every year, we produce 300 million tons of plastic. Plastic manufacturing raises a lot of environmental concerns. For example, making plastic requires high levels of fossil fuels and energy. Also, traditional plastics cannot decompose. This causes global pollution including in places that don’t use plastic. Sustainability in the plastics industry is a priority. Continue reading below to learn more about...
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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 made, and how do people use them for...
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Did you know that there are 373 plastic injection molding companies in the US? With so few companies involved in the industry, understanding how plastic injection molding works and what the benefits are can be quite tricky. Are you wondering if plastic injection molding is the right type of process for your business?  Check out...
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