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MSI Tour

  1. 1. MSI Welcomes You to Our Facility
  2. 2. Let us Introduce Ourselves <ul><li>A Message from the founder: </li></ul><ul><li>The Staff at MSI want to thank you for the opportunity to introduce ourselves. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI takes pride in being one of the leaders in the precision plastic injection molding industry. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1991 we started Molding Systems with a simple philosophy: </li></ul><ul><li>To establish a loyal partnership with our clients and customers to share and achieve a common goal. To efficiently and economically bring our clients’ products to realization. As we still do today. . serve the common goals of our partners with an uncompromising quality system, client driven services, advanced technology in our equipment and staff training. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Capabilities and Services <ul><li>Program Management </li></ul><ul><li>Product Design and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Process Development </li></ul><ul><li>Mold Design and Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Injection Molding: Conventional, Metal Insert Molding, Two Material & Two Color Molding </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Manufacturing and Assembly Services: Sonic welding, Pad printing, Heat staking </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized Applications: Customer driven testing, packaging, and value added services </li></ul><ul><li>Fulfillment Services: Finish product inventory control and drop-ship services </li></ul><ul><li>The next few slides will show a few products we manufacture and describe the product realization services we provided to meet our clients goals and requirements </li></ul>
  4. 4. MSI Automotive <ul><li>MSI ships over 100 million parts, component-assemblies and complete sub-assemblies to the OEM and after-market automotive industry every year. MSI manufactured components are in use all across the globe. It’s highly likely that you used one or more of our components already today. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Dome Lamp” in your Toyota SUV and Pickup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Rear Cargo Lamp” for the Nissan’s Pickups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Tail Lamp Assembly Bucket” for BMW </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Turn and Break Signal Lamps” for your Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Saturn, and others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Oil Filter in your car or truck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Ethanol Fuel Filtration” when you filled your vehicle with fuel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Front Panel” for your High Quality Bose sound system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSI touch hundreds of thousands of lives each day. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Automotive OEM lamp sockets and connectors <ul><li>Left: </li></ul><ul><li>MSI precision injection molds 104 different part numbers of taillight, turn signal, backup, and license lamp sockets and connectors for the automotive OEM’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Annual volume 25/30 million of various styles of socket and connector holders </li></ul><ul><li>Our staff is totally involved in the development of new holders </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built all the molds in-house </li></ul><ul><li>MSI follows OEM automotive TS standards for product realization. APQP, PPAP, FMEA </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Right: </li></ul><ul><li>BMW Z3 taillight assembly (American and European version) </li></ul><ul><li>MSI molded the plastic components. BMW provided the mold </li></ul><ul><li>MSI out-sourced four different versions of wiring harness’s </li></ul><ul><li>MSI out-sourced and managed the design and construction of two assembly stations </li></ul><ul><li>MSI assembled, tested and certified the final Z3 tail-lamp assembly </li></ul>
  6. 6. Toyota Dome Housing Project <ul><li>Interior dome lamp for Toyota pickup trucks and SUV’s </li></ul><ul><li>Daily volume: 1,000 / 1,500 assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>MSI injection molds in-house all the plastic components with six different color combinations </li></ul><ul><li>MSI out sources and manages five metal stamping components along with several standard components </li></ul><ul><li>MSI out-sourced and managed the design and building of the assembly equipment and fixtures </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly process automatically tests electric continuity, switch torque, light lumens and certifies or rejects each assembly. </li></ul><ul><li>Product is shipped to 3 different Toyota plants using custom designed protective returnable dunnage. </li></ul><ul><li>Production and inventory is managed by Toyota’s rotating Kan-Ban system. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fuel Filtration Project <ul><li>New product development project. A point of purchase fuel and water separation filter system. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimate annual volume 500 thousand assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>MSI was involved in all the pre-launch trials for the internal assemblies. Project management, Process development, Prototype tooling and pre-launch assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built four 4 cavity molds. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI developed an in-mold process for over-molding a P/A 6/6 frame over a polyester fiber filter material </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed, built and procured assembly equipment and fixtures. Assembly process includes sonic welding and the development of a process for filling a narrow chamber with a two part “phase separation” powder </li></ul><ul><li>MSI’s in-house production and inventory levels are regulated using an internal Kan-Ban system that is tied to our customers internal daily production. Production can accelerate or decelerate on a moments notice. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Oil Filter E-Core Project <ul><li>Inner metal core conversion to Nylon 6/6 33% Glass Filled – Manufactured in two sizes to fit four different filters </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated annual volume 84 million pieces </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and purchased three totally automated manufacturing and packaging work cells </li></ul><ul><li>MSI provided two single cavity prototype molds for pre-production APQP trials. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built five 16 cavity hot runner molds to meet production requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI maintains production and inventory levels utilizing an internal Kan-Ban system that operates in tandem with our clients production requirements. </li></ul>
  9. 9. MSI Medical Manufacturing <ul><li>In the products you see here, although we may only be a small part in a much larger picture, whether it's Patient Monitoring, Surgical, Therapeutic or Testing devices we take seriously and are proud of the part we perform assisting companies making products that help people live longer, healthier and more comfortable lives. </li></ul>
  10. 10. IBOT Mobility Project <ul><li>MSI is proud to be part of the “Independence® IBOT® 4000 Mobility System”, manufacturing the IBOT control module </li></ul><ul><li>MSI’s staff participated in our customers “Early Involvement Project Development” program. To form a seamless extension arm partnering with the client with product and process development </li></ul><ul><li>MSI molds the components and assembles several subassemblies for the final housing assembly </li></ul><ul><li>MSI inserts 12 various threaded brass inserts via heat staking on the inside of the main housing. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI pad prints the “IBOT” logo and decorative labeling as seen in the photo, also pad prints the joy stick controls characters. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI pad prints the back side of the lens for a protective high gloss finish. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI contracts out and manages the EMI shielding of the main housing. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI ships the final assembly in special designed protective containers. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Patient Bedside Monitor Project <ul><li>Patient bed side monitor. Designed and EMI shielded to monitor a patient during a MRI scan without introducing any “Electro Magnetic Interference” (EMI) </li></ul><ul><li>MSI participated in our customers “Early Involvement Project Development” program. Our staff performed as a seamless extension arm with the client from “Concept to Creation” being totally involved in the product and process development </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built nine molds that produced 21 different housing and cover configurations </li></ul><ul><li>MSI assembles several subassemblies for the housing and hinged closures and installs 32 various threaded brass inserts via sonic welding. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI pad prints the “M12”, customer logo and decorative labeling as seen in the photo, also pad prints 212 characters of instructions and warning labels on the rear of the unit (not seen) </li></ul><ul><li>MSI contracts out and manages the EMI shielding of seven housing panels </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mobil Nursing Unit <ul><li>One of Critikon’s (Division of J&J) first totally contained and portable “Nursing Units”. </li></ul><ul><li>Two semi-production molds were built to produce the front cover (as seen) and the rear cover. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI sonic welded eight threaded brass inserts inside the front housing for assembly and circuit board mounting. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Patient Bedside Monitor Project <ul><li>MSI participated in our customers “Early Involvement Project Development” program. Our staff successfully improved not only the molded housing’s manufacturability, but made design improvements that streamlined secondary and down-line assembly operations. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built two production molds. One to produce the light gray monitor frame and another for the cover panel and insert molded knob. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI sonic welds twelve various sizes of threaded brass inserts inside the front housing for assembly and circuit board mounting. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Therapeutic Finger Device <ul><li>MSI’s first adjunctive stretch device that provides “Static Progressive Stretch (SPS)” therapy, the technique proven superior in restoring joint Range of Motion. The device allows the patients to receive clinic quality stretch therapy in their home setting. </li></ul><ul><li>Working as a partner with the client, MSI’s engineering staff re-engineered the device for injection molding from a machined design, netting a major cost reduction and increased production capability. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built five molds that produced 9 different parts that compose the final assembly </li></ul><ul><li>MSI molds the components, assembles and tests several subassemblies for the device </li></ul><ul><li>MSI pad prints the “JAS”, customer logo </li></ul>
  15. 15. Therapeutic Wrist & Toe Device <ul><li>MSI’s second and third “SPS” therapy devices. After surgery or an injury the devices allow the patient to receive clinic quality “Range of Motion” stretch therapy in the privacy and comfort of their home. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI’s engineering staff again redesigned the devices converting them from machined designs to injection moldable designs, netting major cost reductions and increased production capability. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and built three molds to produced 6 different parts for the wrist device and three molds to produce 8 different parts for the toe device. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI molds the components, sonic welds subassemblies for the devices </li></ul>
  16. 16. Other “SPS” Therapy Devices <ul><li>The above left picture shows MSI’s most current “SPS” therapy device. </li></ul><ul><li>Again MSI engineering staff re-engineered the device for injection molding from the client’s machined prototype. </li></ul><ul><li>MSI designed and are building three molds that produced 8 different parts that compose the final assembly </li></ul><ul><li>The client is very pleased with the engineering services, cost reductions and increased production capability MSI has provided and plans to continue using MSI’s services exclusively. </li></ul><ul><li>The collage on the right are future “SPS” therapy device projects. All have been prototyped and are presently being field tested. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Medical Disposables <ul><li>“ Blunt Cannula Applicator Syringe”: Cannula Syringe used in the “Phacoemulsification Surgical Technique” for cataract surgery. Two cavity unscrewing mold. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Luer Lock IV Set with Cap”: Johnson & Johnson basic IV set. Two four cavity molds for semi-production were constructed while J&J prepares for high production in their New Jersey facility </li></ul><ul><li>“ Irrigation Syringe”: MSI designed and built three separate eight cavity molds for the “Body”, “Plunger” and “TPR Stopper”, also a secondary operation fixture to curve and trim the body tip. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Blood Test Strip”: Four cavity 2+2 semi-production mold designed and built for functional field testing for a new concept for in home glucose testing. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Vital Statistics <ul><li>Square footage: 24,800 (present utilization) Facility designed for easy expansion into adjoining owned property. Also an additional 55,880 sq/ft for future contract manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Markets Served: OEM Automotive forward and rear lighting, OEM Automotive interior lighting, Medical equipment housings, Oil and fuel filtration, Home alert warning systems, Lens molding </li></ul><ul><li>Products shipped annually: 110 million parts shipped nationally and internationally </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Employees: 32 total staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Shifts worked: 24 hours 5 days per week normally, 24 hours 7 days per week during clients peak seasons </li></ul><ul><li>Injection Molding machines: 12 machines, 60/310 ton; 10 Nissei hydraulic, 1 Nissei electric, 1 Newbury Insert molding machine </li></ul><ul><li>Molding Technology: High Precision, Insert, Optical (patented process) </li></ul><ul><li>Other Services: Contract Manufacturing, Fulfillment, Product development, mold making and design, automated systems . </li></ul><ul><li>Certifications: ISO 9001-2000 certified, FDA Registered medical component manufacturer, ( TS-16949 compliant) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Contact Us Thank you for this opportunity. For questions, please contact: Trent Grimes [email_address] -or- Anthony King [email_address] Call Toll free 1 888-606-6653 or 1 618-395-3888 <ul><li>We cordially invite you to visit our facility and see first hand the personal services we will provide to you and your organization. </li></ul><ul><li>244 Miles from Chicago, IL. </li></ul><ul><li>138 Miles from St. Louis, MO. </li></ul><ul><li>159 Miles from Indianapolis, IN. </li></ul><ul><li>86 Miles from Evansville, IN. </li></ul><ul><li>226 Miles from Nashville, TN. </li></ul><ul><li>330 Miles from Memphis, TN. </li></ul>