15 Feb 2019
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]