Improving Existing Production
Do you currently have a mold in production but you are unhappy with your current international or domestic manufacturer?
We transfer molds to the USA from China often. Our mold shop can repair and modify any mold to run in our facility. Since our machines are all-electric and automated, part quality will often increase immediately.
No matter what step of the process you are in, we're here to help.
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Reasons manufacturers should move molds to Plastimold
Quality issues at the previous manufacturer
Part defects: Flash, blushing, sink marks, warping, and other common part defects
Once your mold is transferred to our facility, it will be processed and evaluated for areas of improvement. Our in house mold show can quickly make necessary changes to improve the quality of your parts. Plastimold is an ISO 9001:2015 certified quality manufacturing facility but goes above and beyond those requirements. All members of the Plastimold team are committed to quality and trained to identify common injection molding defects.
Plastimold invests in state of the art quality equipment - 3D scanning part-to-CAD inspection
Our Part to CAD 3D scanning capabilities allows us to compare manufactured parts against their original CAD designs. We can then quickly identify part deviations using color mapping and generate reports that are shared with team members. Our state of the art quality lab leaves very little margin of error and is overseen by experienced quality personnel. Schedule a visit today to see for yourself!
Our process for quality ensures nothing falls through the cracks
Each transfer mold will be reviewed and a detailed quality plan will be developed. Part requirements and specifications will be reviewed with and appropriate documentation will be generated. Production process specs include equipment specs, methods, procedures, and manufacturing environment. Our detailed documentation process is one of the main reasons for the success of our company.
Team oriented, connected project management with multiple contacts to ensure the customer needs are addressed.
Our project management software connects you with our team members to be sure questions and concerns are addressed immediately.
A personal, family-run business for over 20 years
The company's culture revolves around providing our customers with fast accurate responses to their needs. We strive to develop long lasting relationships with our customers. These relationships last for decades and benefit both parties mutually.
We treat every project as it was our own product
Having manufactured numerous of our own products, we understand what it takes to manufacture a quality product and deliver it on time. We take pride in our work and it shows in the parts we manufacture. Plastimold will work with you to release the best product possible.
State of the art production facility
In house rapid mold making and repair
Our mold making machinery is specifically designed for making molds quickly and with the highest accuracy. Keeping your mold running is our priority. If your mold were to fail during production, we can often have it back up and running within a few hours. This minimizes production loss and allows us to deliver on time.
Extensive inventory of raw material
Plastimold maintains stock of commonly used materials. Our purchasing department, working closely with our warehouse personel, assures that material is ready and available when we need it so the job starts exactly when it is supposed to. Any delays are immediately communicated with the customer.
State of the art machinery
The Plastimold injection molding Florida facility features the latest in computer controlled, all electric plastic injection molding machines. Each machine is fully automated with robotic sprue pickers and conveyor systems. This enables us to run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our climate controlled manufacturing environment allows for total control of processing parameters which improve production run time and quality. The latest in quality inspection, 3D scan to inspection, technology puts Plastimold years above the rest.
Compliance and certification
Over the past couple of decades, we have completed hundreds of projects. Many of which require product certification. Plastimold will observe and assist with any and all product requirements. We work with testing facilities around the globe and have experience with international organizations such as. UL, CE, FDA, FCC, Cellular carrier certification (Verizon, Sprint, PTCRB), ETL, etc. Plastimold is an ISO9001 certified company and registered with organizations such as ITAR, Made in the USA, Society of Plastic Engineers, and the South Florida Manufacturing Association.
Finished goods inventory - we'll stock your parts!
Once we learn your company's ordering trends, we'll get ahead by stocking your parts at our facility. Simply give us a call and we can ship whenever you need parts.
Solutions for common issues such as:
Upon placement of the customers’ order in our ERP system, we are automatically advised of critical job requirements such as the availability of material and finished goods, lead times for material, and status of the mold. Any bottlenecks are communicated to the customer while we work on an alternative source or solution to the problem.
Long lead times
Our scheduling software is fully integrated into our ERP system. Supervisors are notified immediately of possible bottlenecks and adjusts can be made to ensure tight deadlines are met.
Common problems with manufacturing in China
- Product failure - parts arrive in America with defects
- Deceptive pricing - "landed cost" must be accounted for (shipping, customs, etc.)
- Shipping - rising costs, port strikes, weather delays, customs issues
- Communication - Language barrier leads to errors, delays, increased costs
- Intellectual Property Infringement - duplicating your product or using your mold to produce your parts and selling to other customers
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