Plastic Injection Molding – Before You Quote “I have the CAD drawing, what else could they possibly need?” Does this sound familiar? Preparing for a plastic injection molding quote may not be as simple as you think. “…I have the CAD drawing, what else could they possibly need?” While it is true that a custom […]
There are many things to consider when developing a product and entering the industry of plastic manufacturing in the United States. The world is a lot smaller place than it used to be, and there are many more options available to product developers today than there were in the past. With the advancement of technology, […]
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. […]
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 […]
Since 2014, the US has added 547,000 waiters and bartenders and lost 36,000 manufacturing workers. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US has gained 1.7 million food service jobs since the official start of the last recession in 2007, and has lost 1.5 million manufacturing jobs.
Rex Plastics, is glad to share the manufacturing landscape with many businesses that don’t just sell here; they support local employees and communities by keeping their operations here at home like we do with our plastic injection molding. We’re one of the few plastic injection molding companies to keep our operations on American soil Why Buy […]
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 […]
“Rex Plastics was very helpful in the product development process. They helped me with part design, material selection and made many improvements to the sample product I originally brought them. In fact, the design changes their engineer suggested literally cut the injection mold cost in half.” says Tom Arnold, owner of Powder Cord Pouch.
Rex Plastics Product Development Plastic Part Design Fundamentals Ejection and Surface Finish Ejection When it comes to successful plastic part design, ejection and surface finish considerations are critical factors to consider. The most common way to remove a part from the mold is through ejector pins. They apply a force to eject a part […]