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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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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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 5 Ways UPM Lowered costs and increased sales 35% for a Fortune 500 customer

The modern business environment was proving exceptionally tough for one of our Fortune 500 customers. Like many companies, they were struggling with being squeezed with both sides of the supply chain. They were experiencing increased material and supplier costs, while also being pressured to lower their pricing to large retail customers in order to stay … Continue reading 5 Ways UPM Lowered costs and increased sales 35% for a Fortune 500 customer »

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