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 […]

You’re not alone. At any given moment, somewhere in the world, someone struggles with the same plastic injection molding challenge: you have a part that you need to modify, but you don’t want to buy a new one. Our advice to anyone facing this situation is don’t reinvent the wheel—especially when it comes to sprockets […]

27 Dec 2018

We have five decades of experience but are always looking for new and revolutionary ways for businesses to better utilize their products. For Rex Plastics, one example of this is the use of plastic injection molding by the medical industry. Medical applications for injection molding are numerous; they’ve completely changed the medical landscape — and […]

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, […]

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 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 […]