15 Apr 2018

Plastic injection molding is used for everything from chairs and industrial parts to Legos. Injection-molded plastic parts prove their worth whether you’re designing a new product, or even a single component in a complex assembly. On the positive side, the injection molding process ensures quality and uniformity. However, tooling a mold is expensive, and small […]

30 Jun 2017

The question is put to us almost daily: “I’ve got a part 4″ by 5″ by 2″, how much will the injection mold cost?” Unfortunately, there is a long list of factors that complicate that question. From expected product life to the type of plastic used, any one factor could greatly impact that final number. […]

08 Jun 2017

There are approximately 90,000 different grades of plastic available to plastic manufacturers in the USA. Categories include adhesives, film, rapid prototyping, recycled, thermoplastic and thermoset. This ever-expanding list is due to the fact that plastic is one of the most versatile materials on the planet. Small variations in the content of the material produce different […]

07 Jun 2017

Rex Plastics, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have added new equipment and staff at our plastics molding facility near Portland, OR. The installation of two Wittmann Battenfeld three-axis servo robots with end-of-arm tooling marks another step in the continuing efficiency improvement efforts made by our US molding company. Added Flexibility The new equipment will […]

19 Mar 2017

When it comes to plastic part manufacturing, injection molding is among the least expensive processes available. Due to the initial investment of the mold, return on investment should be an important consideration when making the decision on what type of part manufacturing process to use. Part Manufacturing Considerations Part manufacturing volume is a major consideration. […]

18 Jan 2017

There are many ways to produce plastic parts and if your anticipated sales volume is high enough, plastic injection molded part manufacturing can be the most cost effective way to get the job done. If you’re ready to pull the trigger on your project, consider Rex Plastics.  Learn more about our plastic injection molded part […]

17 Nov 2016

Will Trump Restore American Manufacturing? Now that the most excruciating election season of our lifetimes is over, it’s time to shovel off the stinking, rotting layer of excrement that has accumulated and try to guess whether or not our president-elect will follow through with his campaign promises.  This article considers whether or not these promises […]