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How Colorado Injection Molding Is Transforming the Industry

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2023 3:23:18 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Quality, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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For more than 50 years, the Colorado region has been a national hotspot for the injection molding industry. Throughout the decades, our state has served as one the nation’s primary bases in providing the custom toolmaking and injection molding services which are critical for manufacturing so many of today’s plastic products.

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Injection Molding Companies in Colorado: The Benefits of Local Manufacturing

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2023 2:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Quality, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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The demand for quality American injection molding services continues to rise in 2023, with an increasing number of domestic sellers onshoring some or all of their plastic manufacturing operations. Colorado is no exception, continuing to evolve into a nexus for the state-of-the-art plastic molding industry.

Of course, reshoring is partly a response to international supply chain disruptions which have impacted higher level manufactured products over the last several years. Many customers are simply looking for a more reliable manufacturing partner that offers a more dependable supply chain. However, it’s also largely an embrace of the superior quality, convenience, and customer service that Colorado’s injection molding companies can offer.

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Automation in Injection Molding: Making the US Globally Competitive

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2023 9:46:52 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Quality, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Automated production technology has become increasingly common throughout the American manufacturing sector – and the plastic injection molding service industry is no exception. New automation technology allows domestic manufacturers to be substantially more efficient and more productive, and thus more cost-competitive with their overseas counterparts.

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How to Select The Right Metal Inserts for Molded Plastics

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2022 1:01:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Plastic vs. metal, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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AIM Processing is a company that is focused on quality, and we have been dedicated to giving personalized attention to each molding project for nearly 30 years. As a result, our team takes great care to ensure that every project is constructed using the best possible materials for the intended application use. Beyond plastic, however, it can also be important to choose the proper metal inserts to work alongside the molded material. Explore some factors to consider when working with metal inserts.

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Overmolding & Insert Molding: Is There a Difference?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2022 1:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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Thermoplastic Injection Mold Design for Electronic Enclosures

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2022 2:01:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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The Benefits of Injection Molded Parts

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2022 2:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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Plastic Injection Molding: Step by Step at AIM Processing

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2022 3:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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Most Common Injection Molding Defects and How to Prevent Them

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2022 5:12:14 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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Why Did That Happen? Common Problems With Threaded Inserts in Plastic

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2022 9:52:51 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, insert molding, Plastic Types, Quality, Plastic vs. metal, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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