Last Updated on September 23, 2019 What is a CNC Machine and How Does it Work?   CNC Machines are some of the most important tools used in modern manufacturing. They can perform an incredibly diverse range of tasks and are essential for product design. Because of the complexity of CNC machines, it can be […]

09 May 2019
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Last Updated on August 13, 2019 From toy LEGO blocks to space shuttle turbine blades, plastic injection molding touches our lives every day. But what is plastic injection molding? Why is it so popular? And is the process right for your manufacturing needs?   What is injection molding?   Injection molding is a common manufacturing […]

15 Mar 2019
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Last Updated on July 15, 2019 If you’re new to plastic injection molding, the process can seem mystifying and a bit daunting. Today, we’re going to take a peek behind the curtain at Rex Plastics and make sense of injection molding from start to finish. In the process, we’ll help you see exactly how easy […]

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

Last Updated on December 27, 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 […]

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 […]

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Last Updated on January 25, 2019 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 […]

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 […]