Injection Mold Tooling Suppliers Avoid “Quick and Cheap”

Recently we collected a customer’s injection mold tooling that they had made in China quickly and cheaply and were ready to start injection molding their plastic parts. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to start as the tooling was in a poor … Continue reading

Freeform Injection Molding Using 3D-Printed Dissolvable Molds

Freeform injection molding is the ‘next frontier’ of molded parts and products. When we talk about plastic injection molding, steel molds immediately come to mind. Tooling like this dominates the market and churns out consistently-made parts in the millions every … Continue reading

Plastic Injection Pilot Runs How To Use them To Mitigate Quality Issues

In plastic injection molding, pilot runs are a standard practice employed by manufacturers to evaluate the feasibility and quality of a design before transitioning to full-scale production. However, these initial pilot runs can sometimes reveal inconsistencies or quality issues. For … Continue reading

When you’re manufacturing your new product with injection molded parts or enclosures, the question about who is fabricating the molds is an important one to answer. Some tooling fabricators also provide plastic injection molding services in-house, but is this a good … Continue reading

Plastic Injection Molds 8 Tips For When Requesting Quotes

Some companies get to the point where they need plastic injection molds for their innovative product, typically for the enclosure and maybe a few plastic internal parts. Here are 8 tips for actions you should take before you confirm a … Continue reading

Buy China Tooling For Plastic Production Abroad (Benefits & Risks)

Many manufacturers utilize injection molding for the production of their plastic enclosures and components. When working with the right company, China tooling tends to be the right blend of quality, low cost, and relatively high speed. That’s why many importers … Continue reading

Plastic Injection Molding Companies In India

  Many of today’s consumer products include plastic housings or parts. Anything from kettles, to earbuds, to laptops, to automobiles. All have one thing in common, injection molded plastic components. Importers are, rightly, diversifying supply chains to include sources other … Continue reading

How To Check the First Production From A New Plastic Injection Mold?

If you need plastic parts that are injection molded, many companies have found Chinese suppliers to be quite competitive. Especially when it comes to the cost of mold fabrication. However, if you’re getting new tooling made for a new product, … Continue reading

Plastic Injection Molding Tooling Management & Risk Reduction

In This Episode… Do you use tooling for producing plastic parts? You’re not going to want to miss this episode of the podcast, then, as we explain how plastic injection mold tooling management works at every stage of its lifetime … Continue reading

Tooling Management for Plastic Injection Molds in China

What are the best practices for tooling management (specifically for plastic injection molds) in China? Closely following up on the design & fabrication of molds for your plastic injection molded products is often necessary for a number of reasons: It … Continue reading