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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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The Challenges of Small Part Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2023 5:11:15 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Gate Design, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Plastic Types, Quality, Plastic vs. metal, Texture, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Plastic injection molding services are a reliable, efficient, and scalable method for manufacturing an extremely wide range of different small parts and components. However, like all production methods, the injection molding process poses some unique challenges for small plastic part manufacturers.

In this article, we discuss some of the most common challenges and quality control issues that can arise with custom injection molded products. At AIM Processing, we apply decades of combined engineering expertise and utilize the latest production technology to overcome these challenges, delivering superior injection molded products which are manufactured to your exact specifications.
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The Best Uses for Small Part Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 1, 2023 10:47:40 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Gate Design, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Plastic Types, Quality, Plastic vs. metal, Texture, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Small part injection molding is an efficient and economical manufacturing method used across many different industries and product categories.

When compared to traditional casting methods or 3D printing, plastic injection molding is quicker to set up and easier to scale. Furthermore, the injection molding process is highly automatable, making it ideal for today’s domestic customers in search of a more flexible and reliable supply chain solution.

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5 Things No One Will Tell You About Custom Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2022 12:01:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Everything You Need to Know About Custom Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2022 8:47:46 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, elastomeric overmolding, insert molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Creating Complex Parts With Overmolding and Insert Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2022 5:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, elastomeric overmolding, insert molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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5 Major Advantages to Using Plastic Injection Molding for Manufactured Parts

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 4, 2022 1:04:50 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts

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Insert Molding, Ultrasonic Welding, or Heat Staking: Which One Should I Use?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 21, 2022 12:33:56 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts

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10 Common Thermoplastics to Use for Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2022 8:36:09 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Glass-Filled Nylon

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