We all start somewhere. Even a business like Rex Plastics, rapidly closing in on our fiftieth anniversary, had humble beginnings. What makes us different? We understand the challenges faced by startups because for all our successes, we’ve never forgotten where we came from. That’s just one reason why we’ve been able to help so many […]

22 Nov 2018

Unlike the team at Rex Plastics, you probably don’t think too much about the insert molded plastic products that surround you every day. It’s different for us because we specialize in injection molded plastics, so they’re something to which we devote considerable time, effort, and attention. If you’re curious about what insert molding is, how […]

15 Nov 2018
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How do you achieve 98% customer retention? Many of the businesses that first approach Rex Plastics with their plastic injection molding needs are skeptical when we mention that number, but they soon find themselves part of a statistic about which we’re particularly proud. But it’s not just the number that matters. How we got there, […]

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Onshoring your plastic mold making means keeping production and jobs close to home, but it also has other benefits for American businesses. Not least of these are access and accountability. If you’re in the planning stages of your next plastic injection-molded product, and especially if you’re a startup learning the basics of mold making, there […]

15 May 2018

Most people don’t realize that 3D printing is decades-old technology. It’s undergone rapid evolution and explosive growth in recent years, and seems to find new uses almost daily. Economies of scale have brought 3D printing within practical and financial reach of the average person, creating new possibilities for entrepreneurs, makers, and inventors — including many […]

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 […]