16 Mar 2016

2016 Gold Prospectors Association of America Gold and Treasure Show April 9-10, 2016 Portland Expo Center, Portland Oregon Rex Plastics Makes Plastic Parts for Gold Prospectors Rex Plastics will be showcasing our product design, prototyping, injection mold building, and plastic injection molding production services at the 2016 Gold Prospectors Association of America’s (GPAA) Gold and Treasure […]

26 Feb 2016

“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.

22 Feb 2016

Rex Plastics Product Development Plastic Part Design Fundamentals Sink and Warp Plastic Part Design – What is Sink? Part manufacturers should always give careful consideration to the materials used in plastic part design, as this decision will have significant consequence in the sink & warp of plastic injection molded parts. Why is this? During the […]

13 Feb 2016

Rex Plastics Product Development Plastic Part Design Fundamentals Draft Angle   In this edition of our Product Development series, we’ll briefly overview a fundamental concept for plastic part design, ‘draft angle’. Draft angle, or ‘draft’ is essential for all plastic injection molded products. It facilitates the removal of the part from the mold.  Adding draft […]

17 Jun 2015

Rex Plastics Product Development Plastic Part Design Fundamentals Injection Molding Plastic design is the building block of plastics manufacturing, and can make or break not only the initial investment required to get a product launched, but the long term profitability of that product. In this series we will discuss the fundamentals of this very important […]

02 Oct 2013

Custom plastic products are an integral part of this Country’s economic development and recovery. There is no more versatile material on the planet for use in electronics, medical, automotive, defense, consumer products, toys, and the list goes on. The inventors and entrepreneurs this country generates are well served by considering plastics for a broad range of applications.

30 Aug 2013

According to Trade and Industry magazine, more companies are considering TCO to determine where to source their injection molders. A recent survey showed that 60 percent of respondents underestimated approximately 20% of their off-shoring costs. This realization has fueled better analysis of these costs, helping decision makers understand the difference between price and cost. This trend […]

15 Jul 2013

Custom injection molding is among the least expensive processes available for producing large quantities of parts. Due to the initial investment of the mold however, there is a return on investment that needs to be considered when making the decision on what type of process to use. If you anticipate needing tens or perhaps even […]

13 Jun 2013

Finally there is a green alternative for producing plastic parts. Biopolymers are the green alternative using biologically derived polymers. These are an alternative to petroleum based polymers. Going green and corporate responsibility is growing interest by many companies. The growing world populations with limited natural resources has fueled a new type of renewable plastics… one […]