Domestic vs. Offshore Manufacturing: What Goes into Your Total Landed Cost?

News & Press Releases Domestic vs. Offshore Manufacturing: What Goes into Your Total Landed Cost?

Demand for plastic injection molding manufacturer services continues to grow, with the market for applications such as packaging, automotive manufacturing, and electronics projected to increase the global market to nearly half a trillion dollars by 2025. Countries like China and India have become major sources of plastic injection services due to perceived lower costs stemming … Continue reading Domestic vs. Offshore Manufacturing: What Goes into Your Total Landed Cost? »

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Things to Consider When Choosing Water Injection Molding

Universal plastic mold Things to Consider When Choosing Water Injection Molding

Water Injection Technology (WIT) offers a number of advantages for your business that range from increased production to cost savings. WIT is great for most kinds of hollow or partly hollow parts like water pipes and door handles, to name a few. The main advantage WIT has over gas-assisted injection molding, is its ability to … Continue reading Things to Consider When Choosing Water Injection Molding »

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Stem: The Root Of A Clean, Green Future

Universal plastic mold Stem: The Root Of A Clean, Green Future

We all have to do our part to save the world and combat climate change. That’s why Universal Plastic Mold has embraced cutting-edge artificial intelligence with a new energy storage and control system from Stem Intelligent Energy Storage. We have to be honest, the biggest draw of this high-tech energy system is the cost savings. … Continue reading Stem: The Root Of A Clean, Green Future »

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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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