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Considering reshoring but aren’t sure where to start? How to make your transition hassle-free:

Businesses have been considering reshoring and making their products in the US since before the pandemic. However, since 2020, this conversation has only been more prominent.  With supply chain issues and excessive tariffs and taxes, it is crucial for businesses to find the most financially suitable solution in order to get product in the consumers […]

The Advantages of Automation Within Manufacturing Industries

Relying solely on humans to perform manufacturing tasks is a thing of the past. With new technology, your business is able to automate mundane systems in order to achieve the end goal faster, and more efficiently. Automation uses controlled systems like computers, robots, and information technology to manage operations and decrease human error. This inturn […]

How To Speed Up The RFQ Process

The decision to request a quote from another company is not one made lightly. That’s why our team here at PlasTech is committed to ensuring we provide you with a quote that’s as accurate as possible and delivered promptly.  When comparing your options to get your product components manufactured, it helps to understand what influences […]

2022 Trends in Plastic Injection Molding

Plastic injection molding is a typical manufacturing process for producing plastic components in large volumes. This technique has been around for years and has always been a fast-moving method. As technology evolves and consumers become more specific about the features they want in their components, new trends bring unmatched benefits to the manufacturers who opt […]

Best Plastic Materials for Injection Molding

Choosing the right plastic material for injection molding can be a daunting task for entrepreneurs and product designers. However, it’s much easier after understanding each material and its composition. Here are five materials to consider: Polypropylene If you need a material that’s more resistant to impact and shrinkage, polypropylene is the suitable material for you. […]

Plastic Machining vs. Molding: Which Route Is Right For Your Components?

When it comes to manufacturing plastic parts for your product, many manufacturing methods are available for you to consider. The two most common ones are plastic machining and molding. The question for you is, how do you tell which approach makes more sense for your custom plastic prototyping? It’s important to distinguish between these two […]