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Plastic Injection Molding News & Case Studies Injection Molding: Thermoplastics vs. Thermosetting Plastics

When it comes to injection molding, two main types of polymers are used: thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics. Even though they sound alike and share similarities, they have very different properties and are used in a variety of unique applications. Thermoset Plastics & Thermoplastics: What’s the difference? The main difference between thermoset plastic and thermoplastic is … Continue reading Injection Molding: Thermoplastics vs. Thermosetting Plastics »

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News & Press Releases It’s All in The Resin: A Guide to Choosing the Right Material for Plastic Injection Molding

Plastic Injection Molding is rapidly replacing traditional methods of manufacturing as the go-to method of production for B2B and original equipment manufacturers. Here at UPM, we know that choosing the right resin for injection molding is extremely important. That’s why we collaborate closely with each of our customers to ensure that our design and engineering … Continue reading It’s All in The Resin: A Guide to Choosing the Right Material for Plastic Injection Molding »

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How Plastic Mold Logistics Strategy Affects Your Business

News & Press Releases How Plastic Mold Logistics Strategy Affects Your Business

Your logistics strategy can have a significant impact on your business performance, and even your business survival. Among organizations with superior supply chain capabilities, a Deloitte study found that 79 percent achieve revenue growth that is significantly above average. The success of companies that rely heavily on supply-chain optimization such as Walmart and Amazon illustrates … Continue reading How Plastic Mold Logistics Strategy Affects Your Business »

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Case Study: Double Cooler Injection Mold Repair

News & Press Releases Case Study: Double Cooler Injection Mold Repair

Most people understand that plastic injection molding sounds important, but few realize just how much plastic molding affects their daily lives. Plastic injection molding is used for all kinds of items. Everything from toys to household staples to industrial products is manufactured using plastic molding. That is why it is so important to have a … Continue reading Case Study: Double Cooler Injection Mold Repair »

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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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6 Ways to Lower Injection Molding Costs

News & Press Releases 6 Ways to Lower Injection Molding Costs

Demand for plastic injection molding continues to grow, with the injection molding industry expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 6 percent, on track to grow in value from $212.82 billion in 2016 to $359.80 billion by 2025, Coherent Market Insights projects. The need for lightweight, fuel-efficient automotive components and food and container packaging … Continue reading 6 Ways to Lower Injection Molding Costs »

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Why You Should Choose UPM Inc as Your Custom Manufacturer of Plastic Molding Products

News & Press Releases Why You Should Choose UPM Inc as Your Custom Manufacturer of Plastic Molding Products

With the global market for plastic molding growing at 6 percent annually, there’s an increasing number of plastic mold manufacturers to choose from. This is good for consumers because it makes for a more competitive marketplace. It also creates the challenge of deciding how to choose one plastic mold company over another. With so many … Continue reading Why You Should Choose UPM Inc as Your Custom Manufacturer of Plastic Molding Products »

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4 Common Questions Surrounding Injection Molded Parts

News & Press Releases 4 Common Questions Surrounding Injection Molded Parts

With businesses spending $212.81 billion on plastic injection molding in 2016 and projected to spend $359.80 billion a year by 2025, plastic molding has become one of today’s most popular production methods. It’s used by a wide range of industries for applications that range from automotive parts and food packaging to electronic goods and disposable … Continue reading 4 Common Questions Surrounding Injection Molded Parts »

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3 Reasons to Insource Plastic Fabrication

News & Press Releases 3 Reasons to Insource Plastic Fabrication

Injection molding is in high demand, with the global market expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 6 percent, on track to be worth $212.82 million by 2025. As the need for plastic injection molding grows, many companies are outsourcing their needs to plastic mold companies. But at Universal Plastic Mold, we’ve found some … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Insource Plastic Fabrication »

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The Top Benefits of Using Plastic Instead of Metal for Injection Molding

News & Press Releases The Top Benefits of Using Plastic Instead of Metal for Injection Molding

The global marketplace is competitive and continually changing. Companies working to stay at the forefront of their industry need to be flexible and able to react quickly to changes. They always need to be improving efficiency and quality without seeing a corresponding rise in costs. The conflict between quality and expense is a principal reason … Continue reading The Top Benefits of Using Plastic Instead of Metal for Injection Molding »

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