Universal plastic mold Choosing UPM as Your Plastic Molding Company

There’s a reason Universal Plastic Mold has been in operation since 1962, and we’ve come a long way in the last 55 years. We’ve worked on countless projects and have grown to be one of the largest plastic injection molders in the country. We’ve grown into a company with an unparalleled work ethic, an impressive … Continue reading Choosing UPM as Your Plastic Molding Company »

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Universal plastic mold 7 Reasons to Choose UPM for Your Custom Injection Molding

Our team at Universal Plastic Mold has a long history of serving customers’ custom injection molding needs, and we continue to keep our standards high and be the best provider on the West Coast. Proper custom injection molding isn’t something that can be done just by any company. It takes added skill and commitment to … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Choose UPM for Your Custom Injection Molding »

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Universal plastic mold How UPM Provides High-Quality Large Injection Molding

At Universal Plastic Mold, we’ve always had a strong commitment to our customers, and we continue to prioritize providing the best service possible. We’re well known for our large part injection molding capabilities, and we pride ourselves on being able to deliver the highest quality large injection molding. Our team has a lot to do … Continue reading How UPM Provides High-Quality Large Injection Molding »

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Molding Practices 5 Smart Ways to Choose the Right Resin Material

When it comes to plastic injection molding here at Universal Plastic Mold, it’s very important to select the right material formulation for your performance requirements and your needs. The exact resin material we select will depend on the intended application of the part, the budget for the project, and your goals as well. While there … Continue reading 5 Smart Ways to Choose the Right Resin Material »

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Molding Practices 3D Printing vs. Plastic Injection Molding: How They Compare

“3D printing” is a hot topic right now. There’s a lot of buzz surrounding this new technology, and rightfully so. It opens up many exciting possibilities for cost-effective plastic manufacturing in the future. But, what exactly is 3D printing? How does it work? Most importantly, what can we do with it, and how does it … Continue reading 3D Printing vs. Plastic Injection Molding: How They Compare »

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Miscellaneous UPM Conflict Materials Policy

UPM, Inc. is committed to sourcing components and materials from companies that share our values around human rights, ethics and environmental responsibility. We expect all of our suppliers to abide by the requirements of our Supplier Code of Conduct, which prohibits human rights abuses and unethical practices. We also require all suppliers to comply with … Continue reading UPM Conflict Materials Policy »

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Molding Practices Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Plastic Injection Molding at UPM

Creating products that are “green” is one of UPM’s top priorities. We take pride in staying green and supporting the environment with our choices. In the process of sustainable, eco-friendly plastic injection molding, we try to eliminate all tainted items by avoiding the mishandling the use of our plastic raw materials. Appropriate allocation of resources … Continue reading Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Plastic Injection Molding at UPM »

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Tooling Don’t Skip the New Mold Design Review

Many companies spend weeks, months, even years developing innovative products. Multiple design changes, testing, and rapid prototyping are used to ensure the product design is solid. With a part design in hand the product development team and shareholders are eager to see their hard work become a tangible part. Part files are sent out, purchase … Continue reading Don’t Skip the New Mold Design Review »

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News & Press Releases Visit Us In Santa Clara, CA Design-2-Part Trade Show 6/8 & 6/9

UPM would like to invite you to come visit us at the Santa Clara, CA Design-2-Part Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center, June 8-9. We will be displaying a wide variety of parts that showcase our manufacturing capabilities and services. Our representatives will be there to answer any questions and to review any upcoming … Continue reading Visit Us In Santa Clara, CA Design-2-Part Trade Show 6/8 & 6/9 »

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Project Management UPM Completes ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

This week UPM completed its 6 day ISO 9001:2008 recertification audit. UPM’s registrar, BSI, found UPM’s quality management system is effective and is recommended for recertification. UPM would like to thank its employees, internal auditors, and stakeholdersĀ for all their hard work and continued support of the QMS.

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