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NEWS YOU CAN USE: Pleasant Precision confirms its commitment to customers by earning UL Certification

By Team PPI on Oct 26, 2020 11:06:50 AM

Your customers want to know that the products they buy from you are safe and reliable. They look for commitments to quality like the UL Recognition Mark.

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Topics: injection molding, plastic, quality, certification, plastic molding'

The Benefits of Consolidating Thermoplastic Resins in Plastic Injection Molding

By Phil Guajardo on Oct 10, 2019 11:10:10 AM

How many thermoplastic resins does your company use?

If you are using a wide variety of resins, it may be time to review and consolidate. Using a large cross-section of resins can cost your company a lot of time and money. There are many benefits to consolidating thermoplastic resins for plastic injection molding, both for the customer as well as the manufacturer.

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Topics: injection molding, plastic, plastic molding', lean manufacturing

Why Nylon 66 Supplies Are Tight and What to Do About It

By Cory Arbogast on Dec 21, 2018 5:10:27 PM

Due to the current market conditions and increasing demand, the Nylon 66 supply is expected to be tight for several years to come. You can expect an increase in price anywhere from $.10-$.50/lb depending on the grade.

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Topics: Mold Components, injection molding, plastic, plastic molding', advanced manufacturing

The Advantages of Injection Molding with Round Mate® Systems

By Cory Arbogast on Jun 11, 2018 12:07:00 PM

On a surface level, injection molding might seem like a simple process. The idea of it is. The process itself is a little more complex. Within the actual process of injection molding, there is a intricate system of efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

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Topics: Mold Components, injection molding, quality, systems, plastic molding', lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, processes, methods, round mate

Why you should attend NPE 2018: The Plastics Show

By Cory Arbogast on May 5, 2018 9:37:30 AM

NPE 2018 The Plastics Show begins May 7, 2018, and provides access to the people and companies that are influencing the future of the plastics industry. Professionals from 128 countries are gathering to provide a glimpse into the future of plastics. The show features professionals in the fields of appliances, automotive industry, construction, medical devices, packaging, and more.

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Topics: Insider, plastic, improvement, systems, plastic molding', lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, processes, methods, future

What NASA Can Teach Us About Advanced Manufacturing

By Cory Arbogast on Mar 20, 2018 10:24:30 AM

Technology advances every day, whether it’s in giant strides or baby steps. Advanced manufacturing is how industry leaders find a nexus between the present and the future of technology. Using technology to improve products and processes is a system of advancement like any other. When used in manufacturing, it will make processes more efficient, and further improve the quality of products.

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Topics: injection molding, plastic, quality, improvement, systems, plastic molding', lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, NASA

How to Make Continuous Improvement a Priority

By Cory Arbogast on Feb 14, 2018 3:18:50 PM

At Pleasant Precision, we know that continuous improvement and development is necessary for being a successful manufacturer. For continuous improvements to be made, every employee has to be on board. It’s not just random bursts of improvement efforts, it’s a mindset for what you and your company do every day. Sometimes it sounds like a good idea on paper, but getting each and every employee on board can be a struggle.

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Topics: injection molding, plastic, quality, improvement, certification, systems, plastic molding'

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