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Excelling Under Pressure: A MET Plastics Case Study

A brief overview of MET Plastics' successful transfer of a complex, multi-process part for a medical OEM, that was dropped by the original molder. Be sure to visit the MET Plastics website for more.

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Excelling Under Pressure: A MET Plastics Case Study

  1. 1. Excelling Under Pressure A MET Plastics Case Study
  2. 2. Medical OEM Unexpectedly dropped by original molder In need of new molder to take on multi-process complex part Needed a quick transition to avoid a break in production
  3. 3. Gas Assist Injection Molding Insert Molding of a Metal Tube Overmolding of an Elastomer Grip cOM PLEXITY
  4. 4. Gas Assist Sequencing Operation Original molds designed to fit the presses of original molder. Getting the mold substrate running required custom built equipment. Lead time to get custom built equipment exceeded already compressed lead time.
  5. 5. SOLUTION: MET PLASTICS IN-HOUSE TOOLING Build the custom equipment in-house. Make modifications to mold tooling to accommodate MET's presses.
  6. 6. Tool modification Producing samples Full inspection Weeks 8 COMPLETION
  7. 7. On-Time Delivery 98% + Rate 3 YEARS LATER MET Plastics has provided AFTER THE TRANSFER
  8. 8. 3 YEARS LATER MET Plastics has provided AFTER THE TRANSFER Reduction in quality issues MET has shown to be a low maintenance supplier by reacting quickly to regular, unanticipated changes in demand for the product
  9. 9. Visit our website to learn more about MET Plastics' capabilities and markets served. www.metplastics.com Read the blog version of this case study here.

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