Captain Billy Tyne faces the fight of his life. Miles from shore, he and his crew battle a monster storm. Waves 40 feet high pound the fishing boat, washing up on deck to sweep men and equipment overboard. Shrieking winds drown out all communication. All hands work feverishly, but the storm wins. The Andrea Gail and her entire crew are lost – sunk into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean.
Surviving The Storm of the Century: How to navigate the triple threats wreaking havoc in our industry
Topics: injection molding, processes, future, tariffs
With the launch of our new website, Pleasant Precision is proud to introduce a FREE Runner Calculator tool! Find it on the Resources drop-down at the top of every page. Click here to check it out now!
Topics: plastic, quality, improvement, advanced manufacturing, processes
In today’s world everyone is always looking for the best deal they can find. Unfortunately everyone markets themselves as the solution to all your problems, and this leads to confusion when selecting a supplier. It’s not until it’s too late that you actually know whether or not you have chosen the right path. I’m here to tell you that in the Plastic Injection Molding world there is a way to get the most bang for your buck EVERY TIME, and that is Round Mate.
Topics: injection molding, plastic, improvement, processes, round mate
3D printing is a big deal when it comes to today’s technology. The concept alone is enough to wow people, and it’s starting to trickle into several different industries, even in the future making of artificial organs - where it’s called “bioprinting”.
Topics: quality, advanced manufacturing, processes, methods, future
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.
Topics: Mold Components, injection molding, quality, systems, plastic molding', lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, processes, methods, round mate
In 1976, Ron Pleasant founded Pleasant Precision, Inc. with his wife, Carol, to produce tooling for the plastic industry. Now located in a 54,000 sq. ft. building in Kenton, OH, Team PPI produces tooling for a wide number of industries that use injection molded components, including consumer products, medical, automotive, appliance, and electrical and electronics industries. Ron Pleasant invented the Round Mate System of tooling in 1989, and developed System II tooling as an advance on Round Mate technology in 1997.
Topics: injection molding, plastic, quality, certification, systems, lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, processes, methods
The NPE 2018 “The Plastics Show” took place in Orlando last week, and featured professionals in the plastics industry from 128 countries, and in every field from automotive, to construction, to medical. As members of the plastic and injection molding industry, PPI found that the conference was a key event that could benefit their future success.
Topics: plastic, improvement, systems, advanced manufacturing, processes, future
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.
Topics: Insider, plastic, improvement, systems, plastic molding', lean manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, processes, methods, future