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Injection Molding Machinery 101

Injection molding machinery forms the foundation of an industry with a global value of $258.2 billion, approximately $7.2 billion of that attributed to the U.S. injection molding market. Injection molding is the most common method of mass-manufacturing plastics products. An amazingly wide range of products are made using injection molding machinery...
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Vetting Checklist for Custom Injection Molders

The Polysort plastics and rubber industry directory contains an extensive list of custom plastic injection molders, providing descriptions and links to the various company websites. But short descriptions can only take you so far. What else do you need to know to select the right supplier for your project?

While cost is an important consideration, it shouldn’t be the sole driver of your decision. One basic differentiating factor among injection molders is volume. Low to moderate volume plastic molders specialize in the production of parts numbering under 10,000 units, while high volume molders are chosen for jobs running over 750,000 units.  Knowing the volume of production you need will help steer you toward the right molding company.

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