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7 Reasons to Choose UPM for Your Custom Injection Molding

Our team at Universal Plastic Mold has a long history of serving customers’ custom injection molding needs, and we continue to keep our standards high and be the best provider on the West Coast. Proper custom injection molding isn’t something that can be done just by any company. It takes added skill and commitment to superior services and end results, which got us thinking. What sets Universal Plastic Mold apart from other injection molding providers? Thankfully, the answer wasn’t hard to reach. If you’re wondering what keeps us at UPM at the head of the pack, here are the top seven reasons to choose UPM for custom injection molding services.

Superior Plastic Injection Molding

It’s taken us a long time to get here, and we only get better with age. See what makes us a leader in our industry, and why we’re the best choice for custom injection molding.

  1. Our Experience. Universal Plastic Mold has been in operation for over 50 years. That’s 50 years of fine tuning our processes, training our employees, and honing our product until we achieved the best result possible.
  2. Our Collaboration. At UPM, we strive to be a real business partner to our customers, so we spend a considerable amount of time carefully listening to our clients and ensuring we understand their needs, challenges, and goals. This approach has paid off, with us now having many customer relationships that have lasted through the years.
  3. Our Facility. The UPM facility is world class, with over 127,000 square feet of production and warehouse space, a location that’s close to all major retail distribution centers, cutting-edge technology, superior equipment, and positioning near Los Angeles, the U.S./Mexico border, and the Port of Long Beach.
  4. Our Level of Quality Assurance. Above all, we’re committed to genuine customer satisfaction. We maintain high quality standards through  the establishment, maintenance, and continual improvement of our ISO 9001:2008-certified, ISO/TS 16949-compliant quality management system.
  5. Our Reliability. UPM proudly staffs over 300 employees, is in operation 24/7/365, and is an all-in-one facility. This dedication is how we ensure our customers are properly taken care of.
  6. Our Eco-Friendly Commitment. It’s our mission to prove that we can serve our customers to their highest specification in a timely, cost-effective way without being a detriment to sustainability efforts. In fact, UPM is one of the largest producers of post-consumer recycled plastic products in the western U.S.
  7. Our Logistics & Lean Manufacturing. The UPM facility has fully-integrated inventory management and warehousing on site. Our lean manufacturing program eliminates hassles, reduces unnecessary spending, and simplifies shipping processes.

 

This is how we make getting quality custom injection molding easy for our customers. UPM is all about ease without sacrificing quality, and clearly we have what it takes to offer our customers superior service and a lasting partnership. For questions about our custom injection molding capabilities or to learn more about UPM, please call us at 1-888-893-1587 or visit us on our website.

How UPM Provides High-Quality Large Injection Molding

At Universal Plastic Mold, we’ve always had a strong commitment to our customers, and we continue to prioritize providing the best service possible. We’re well known for our large part injection molding capabilities, and we pride ourselves on being able to deliver the highest quality large injection molding. Our team has a lot to do with it, but one aspect of our success that often gets overlooked is our unsung hero: our facility.

Our UPM facility is world class, with 37 injection molding machines ranging from 200 to 2,000 tons that use the most state-of-the-art technologies, such as robotics, gas-assist, and water-assist capabilities. At over 127,000 square feet of production and warehouse space, we’re one of the largest injection molding manufacturers on the West Coast with high tonnage machines. Our facility plays an important role in us being able to provide exactly what our customers are looking for in a timely, cost-effective way, and we want them to be confident in what we can produce.

Here are just a few facts about our facility to prove what we’re capable of:

  • 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space
  • 25,000 square feet of warehouse space
  • 9 acres of space dedicated to UPM
  • Close to all major retail distribution centers
  • Complete overhead cranes (25-ton external) able to easily pick up molds
  • 12 bulk resin silos
  • 35 miles east of Los Angeles
  • 110 miles from U.S./Mexico border
  • Only 28 miles from Port of Long Beach
  • Geared toward direct shipment to major retailers, such as Walmart, Target, & Home Depot

Not only do we have the space, team, and technology to meet any large injection molding need, but we also can do it sustainably. The need for eco-friendly manufacturing practices is at its peak, which is why UPM continues to be on of the largest producers of post-consumer recycled plastic products in the western U.S. With our knowledge of environmentally friendly resin conversion, we help supply greener products, proving that plastic manufacturing can be advantageous to our customers without harming the environment.

Our facility is one of our greatest assets, one that keeps us capable of serving our customers the way they deserve. If you’re in need of quality, reliable large part injection molding, there’s no better partner than Universal Plastic Mold. For questions or to learn more about our large injection molding service, please call us at 1-888-893-1587 or visit us on our website.

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 projects that you might be working on. UPM is one of the few large part injection molding companies capable of running water assisted injection molded parts. Learn more about water injection and see parts produced from this versatile process.

The Design-2-Part Show is the region’s largest design & contract manufacturing show. The show features exhibiting companies covering more than 300 manufacturing and service categories for the metals, plastics, rubber, and electronics industries.

Please see the below VIP Invitation and click through to register for free admission.

Have a question: contact us today!

We look forward to seeing you at the show.

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Thanksgiving Schedule

The team at UPM would like to wish everyone  a happy Thanksgiving! UPM will close its offices next Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. We will be running a limited schedule in the manufacturing plant. There will be limited shipping and receiving these days so we kindly ask all customers and suppliers to plan accordingly.

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 is a great honor to receive the ‘Supplier of the Year’ award from Pelican and to be recognized for our dedication to quality products and superior customer responsiveness,” said Jason Dowling, President. “We value the excellent partnership we share with Pelican Products and believe the relationship enables both innovation and unsurpassed customer service. We also commend and thank our employees who have dedicated themselves to the success of both UPM and Pelican.”

“By utilizing UPM’s ability to mold and assemble parts, UPM also can be a full service 3PL provider create a competitive advantage for our customers”, said Jeff Racoosin, UPM’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “By utilizing this advantage we can partner up with our customers to become market leaders to work together to proactively tackle growth.”

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