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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News & Press Releases UPM Adds New Kaeser Air Compressor

UPM recently installed a new @KaeserUSA 75 horsepower direct drive air compressor to replace an aging air compressor. “The new compressor is much more energy efficient and allows us to maintain our volume and pressure using less electricity”, said Walter Pipan, UPM’s Plant Engineering Manager. “Plastic injection molding businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs to … Continue reading UPM Adds New Kaeser Air Compressor »

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Tooling Providing flexibility to customer’s molds and secondary equipment

One of the best things about UPM is its flexibility in interfacing with customer supplied molds and equipment, integrating them into our existing manufacturing process. As rising fuel and shipping costs have now forced customers to seek partners in key geographical regions, we at UPM have the experienced personnel and equipment to interface almost any … Continue reading Providing flexibility to customer’s molds and secondary equipment »

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Project Management Manufacturing in Today’s World

“One of UPM’s strengths is being able to adapt to it’s customer’s needs, our primary job is to sell a service. We don’t just make plastic parts, making a plastic part is the easiest part we do. Providing on-time delivery, logistics, service, quality, inventory control, and maintenance is where the magic happens.  Putting together the … Continue reading Manufacturing in Today’s World »

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