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Why Outsourcing Your Plastic Injection Molding Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Plastic Injection Molding

Manufacturing plastic injection molded components in-house as part of a customer’s end product can prove to be a significant challenge from an efficiency, quality, and cost perspective. Many companies have seen the relative ease with outsourcing and have decided to incorporate that process into their business model. Over the years, Rodon has garnered many of our largest customers who were doing their best to manufacture their injection molded components in-house, but found the process too problematic and inefficient.

Read More 10 / 01 / 20

Injection Molding vs. 3D Printing

Plastic Injection Molding

Both injection molding and 3D printing are additive manufacturing processes that create highly complex parts using near-identical product runs. Manufacturers can choose from a broad selection of plastics and thermoplastic materials to perform either process, but there are a few applications where injection molding or 3D printing is preferred. If you're choosing which technique to use for your organization, consider the following side-by-side comparison.

Read More 09 / 01 / 20

[eBook] An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding- fully revised & expanded for 2020

Plastic Injection Molding

Developed with designers, engineers, and purchasing specialists in mind, our completely revised and expanded eBook, An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding provides a thorough understanding of plastic injection molding processes, presses, and costs. Our goal is to help our customers and followers become more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part. 

Read More 03 / 10 / 20

Save Time and Money by Streamlining Your Plastic Injection Molding Production

Plastic Injection Molding

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.

Read More 11 / 21 / 19

Plastic Injection Molding 101 - Determining the Cost of a Mold

Plastic Injection Molding

One of the most common questions for those looking to source a plastic injection molder is “How much will a plastic injection mold cost?” It's one of the most important questions, since the actual mold represents the most significant expense in upfront production costs. That being said, many factors go into determining the full cost.  With any custom injection molding project, your injection molder should be able to give you the final price tag. In this article, we will review the variables that can impact the cost so that you can be better informed when making a mold purchasing decision. 

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Read More 09 / 25 / 18

6 Questions to Consider Before Getting an Injection Molding Quote

Plastic Injection Molding

Injection molding is the most common plastic molding process and is used to create a wide variety of complex parts of different size and shape. Whether it’s an overcap for a water bottle or a vinyl window part being manufactured, injection molding is efficient and economical, especially if high volumes of parts are being produced. 

Read More 01 / 16 / 18

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Reasons to Consider Outsourcing Your Injection Molding

Plastic Injection Molding

Manufacturing plastic injection molded components in-house as part of a customer’s end product can prove to be a major challenge from an efficiency, quality and cost perspective. Over the years, Rodon has garnered many of our largest customers who were doing their best to manufacture their injection molded components in-house, but found the process to be problematic and inefficient.

Producing plastic components of high-quality at a competitive cost is a constant challenge. Very often, the process proves to be more complicated and involved than most OEM’s think. They often make a decision to save money by doing their molding in-house and soon discover that the “inexpensive” small plastic part takes quite an investment in infrastructure to do it right.

Read More 02 / 24 / 17

Why Consider Outsourcing Your Plastic Injection Molding

Plastic Injection Molding

Manufacturing plastic injection molded components in-house as part of an end product can prove to be a major challenge from an efficiency, quality and cost perspective. Over the years, Rodon has garnered many of our largest customers who were doing their best to manufacture their injection molded components in-house but found the process to be problematic and inefficient.

Read More 07 / 26 / 16

The Top 10 Plastic Injection Molding Posts of 2015

Plastic Injection Molding

The Rodon Group was very busy this past year providing information to help companies make better decisions about their plastic manufacturing.  With close to 100 articles in 2015, we covered a lot of territory. We thought we would take a moment to highlight our favorites posts and the posts that got the greatest response from our readers.  We hope you find these helpful, informational and even entertaining. 

Read More 12 / 21 / 15
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