Top 5 Most Common Plastic Resins for Injection Molding

With hundreds of commodity and engineering resins available on today’s market, the material selection process for plastic injection molding may seem daunting at first.

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At The Rodon Group, we understand the unique benefits and properties offered by different types of plastics. To help you understand your options and which kind might be the best fit for your project, our team of experienced industry professionals have put together a concise infographic on the "Top 5 Most Common Plastic Resins for Injection Molding." :

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Injection Molding vs. Compression Molding: Which One Works for Your Needs?

While plastic has been used to create a vast number of consumer products, the material’s potential uses expand far beyond children’s toys or storage containers. Today, industry experts rely on plastics to create everything from automotive parts to synthetic human body parts.

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Advancements in Plastic Injection Molding

Advancements in plastic injection molding technology allow manufacturers greater flexibility and sophistication in part design. At The Rodon Group, we are continually incorporating the newest technologies to remain on the cutting-edge of molding techniques in all sectors. This commitment to growth and innovation has allowed us to continue providing the highest-quality products to our customers.

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The Role of Colored Resins in the Molding Process

Colored plastics see broad usage every day in a vast range of applications and settings, but not many people understand how these hues are created and implemented. With the help of Penn Color, a knowledgeable and experienced local colorant manufacturer who has a longstanding partnership with The Rodon Group, we have gathered information and insights into how the plastic products we know and use every day get their colors.

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Save Time and Money by Streamlining Your Plastic Injection Molding Production

High-quality plastic components are essential to sustainable viability and growth for many companies. As such, it is important that these components come with quick production lead times and affordable pricing. To effectively meet these standards, it is usually necessary to outsource the services to a team of experts.

On the other hand, when businesses that utilize highly customized plastic components decide to manufacture these items in-house, they often run into unanticipated problems. These could include unexpected costs, preventable production delays, and loss of quality. The entire production process can easily become much more complicated than necessary without the proper expertise.

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Highlights of the Video Shoot at Our Facility

At The Rodon Group, we're proud of how far we've come in more than 60 years as a company and it's fun to look back and see the growth and change. We wanted to share that with you, so on October 10 we hosted a company video shoot to give you an inside look at our expansive facility, sustainability efforts, experienced employees, and long history.

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Implementing Green Initiatives in the Plastic Injection Molding Industry

At The Rodon Group, we are dedicated to maintaining the health and vitality of the environment. We firmly believe that every business holds a societal obligation to implement green manufacturing initiatives aimed towards fostering sustainability and minimizing the impact on the local community and environment.

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Plastic Injection Molding: Industries and Applications

For over six decades, The Rodon Group has provided innovative manufacturing solutions for a wide range of industrial applications. As an ISO 9001:2015 certified plastic injection molder, we offer high-quality custom parts in high volumes and at low costs to clients in the following industries:

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Multi Cavity Injection Molds vs. Family Injection Molds

A mold is a hollow form typically made from stainless steel that has plastic injected into it to manufacture a plastic part. The plastic is inserted into the mold cavity, which is a hole in the mold shaped like the desired part. Molds are only used in mass production because of the cost involved in designing and manufacturing them. Because molds are critical to the production process, it is essential they are accurately made.

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