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Hatfield, PA, April 29, 2014 – This week The Rodon Group released a new eBook on plastic processing and injection molding, titled “An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding”. The resource guide contains information to help designers, engineers and purchasing professionals navigate the world of plastic injection molding.

The goal of this publication is to make the reader more knowledgeable about what goes into creating a plastic part. It is written to provide a basic understanding of the presses, the processes and the cost factors involved in plastics manufacturing.

“We are excited to be able to offer a free reference guide to those navigating the complex world of plastic injection molding. We felt that creating a guide that easily explains the processes and terminology would be of great value to those looking to create a part using this form of molding. Plastic injection molding may not be rocket science, but it is a very complicated manufacturing process. Through this eBook, the readers will be better prepared to tackle their next plastic manufacturing project.” states Kevin McGrath, VP of Sales and Marketing at The Rodon Group.”

Each chapter of the eBook is dedicated to one specific aspect of plastic processing. Topics include:

• Types of plastic molding
• Key ingredients to achieving perfect parts
• The basics of an injection molding machine
• Cold runners versus hot runner systems
• Determining the cost of an injection mold
• Common part defects

A 7-page glossary of common industry terms completes the publication.

To download a free copy of the eBook, visit The Rodon Group website at


About The Rodon Group
The Rodon Group is an ISO 9001:2008 certified landfill-free, plastic injection molder. In business since 1956, The Rodon Group makes billions of parts each year in its 125,000 square foot facility. With over 105 injection molding presses, Rodon is one of the largest family-owned and operated plastic injection molders in the United States and serves a diverse group of industries including consumer products, medical, construction, pharmaceutical and toys. Since 1992, Rodon has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system, and is a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P.


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