What Injection Molders can do to Reduce the Impact of Force Majeure

If you’ve been in injection molding long enough you’ve undoubtedly received an email from a material supplier with the dreaded subject line including the words “force majeure”.  In fact, with the global pandemic and the container ship stuck in the Suez Canal many of you are probably currently facing force

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5 Tips to Reduce Variation in Tight Tolerance Injection Molding

In tight tolerance injection molding, process parameters must be controlled tightly and monitored closely to ensure the final part properties and dimensions meet all specifications and a quality product is molded.  As W. Edwards Deming said, “uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality.”  Therefore, to maintain the quality we need

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5 Reasons Industry 4.0 Tech Pays for Itself Faster Than You Think

There’s a stigma in the industry that automation is solely about reducing labor.  While labor reduction is certainly the easiest to quantify when thinking about adding automation, it’s not the only money saving benefit that needs to be considered when determining ROI.  Below are 5 ways Industry 4.0 tech pays

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