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What to Look for in an Injection Molding Company

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  • 1. What to Look for in an Injection Molding Company
  • 2. Do Your Homework • Finding the right company out of all of the many injection molding companies can be challenging. • Ask questions and look around if you can. • Do your homework!
  • 3. 4 Important Attributes 1. Expertise 2. Flexibility 3. Proper Equipment 4. Decent Pricing
  • 4. 1. Expertise • Staff that has experience running the machinery. • Full-time engineer on hand. • Injection molding companies need to have experience.
  • 5. 2. Flexibility • Designer needs to be flexible to your needs and the needs of the project. • Your product won’t turn out right without some flexible time management.
  • 6. 3. Proper Equipment • 3-D printing may be essential for your project. • Make sure the machinery can handle your order in the necessary time.
  • 7. 4. Decent Pricing • Competitive pricing is always desirable. • Don’t sacrifice quality for pricing, check for the other attributes first before finding lowest price.
  • 8. Helpful Questions to Ask • Do you have a full-time engineer on your staff? • Do you perform your own in-house design work? • Are you willing to work with clients on a design? • How fully formed does the design need to be? • Do you work with prototypes? • Do you work more particularly with one industry? • Do you have a 3-D printer on hand? • How many injection molding machines do you have in operation, and how much work can they handle? • What is your pricing for a smaller project? What is your pricing for a larger project?
  • 9. What Is Your Industry? Certain industries may have companies that specialize in that industry. 1. Plastic Packaging 2. Automotive Parts 3. Medical Plastics 4. Industrial Plastics
  • 10. Getting the Right Services • Finding injection molding companies can be difficult. • Contact Streamline Plastics today for a free quote.

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