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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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 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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