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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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 stakeholders for all their hard work and continued support of the QMS.

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Project Management UPM Receives 2012 Supplier of the Year Award From Pelican Products

The award recognizes Universal Plastic Mold for demonstrating consistent and relentless excellence in quality, technology, flexibility, and supporting Pelican’s many supplier initiatives in the spirit of true partnership. The distinction was awarded during Pelican’s 2012 annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held in the Naismith Basket Ball Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA, on September 18, 2012. “It … Continue reading UPM Receives 2012 Supplier of the Year Award From Pelican Products »

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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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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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Project Management UPM Helps Develop Eco-Friendly Product for Retail

UPM, one of the Wests largest users of post consumer resins, has  finished developing an alternative eco-friendly product for a major large retailer in the home improvement market segment. This product was developed from a concept and brought to an early market success.

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