Plastic and Injection Molding Industry Blog

Making Your Promotional Injection Molded Products Stand Out

Posted by Mike Fil on May 31, 2018

As a large volume manufacturer of promotional silicone items, we see a lot of new products and designs every year that are used to entice people into becoming loyal customers with the companies we work with.  When it comes to creating promotional items it’s fairly easy to understand the basics – you’ll need something that can be created on a large scale with consistent quality – but how can you attract attention in your market?

Here are some ways to help your promotional injection molded products stand out.

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Tags: Injection Molding, Product Design, Promotional Items

Making Sure Your Infant Product is Safe for Children

Posted by Mike Fil on May 25, 2018

When it comes to manufacturing products intended for use by infants there are a lot of considerations to take into account. Naturally, you’re going to want to make sure the final product is safe for chewing- on since this is how infants and tots discover the world – but what else should you consider?

We have a long history of manufacturing infant-safe silicone products. Here are some ways you can make sure your infant product is safe:

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Tags: USA Manufacturing, Product Design, Baby Banana Brush, Infant Products

Complex Part Manufacturing: Working With the Chamberlain Group

Posted by Mike Fil on May 23, 2018

We work with a variety of medical component and device manufacturers in order to produce the highest-quality silicone products possible for use in healthcare and medical environments.  The lasting relationship we have with the Chamberlain Group shows how well we can work together with companies that require precision manufacturing of silicone products. The Chamberlain Group wasn’t looking for just any partner when they sought a manufacturer to help them produce their models – they needed a partner who thought like them and had the kind of rigorous quality assurance procedures that would result in continuing high quality.

Let’s take a look at how we worked with the Chamberlain Group. 

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Tags: Case Study, The Chamberlain Group, Healthcare Manufacturing

Factors to Consider When Upscaling Production to Large Volumes

Posted by Mike Fil on May 4, 2018

Taking the next step towards high-volume production might seem like a challenging process but the larger your order when it comes to injection molding the more cost-effective your project can be. Find the right manufacturer and with high-volume orders you could experience best of that custom injection molding projects have to offer, as they often blend speed with large volumes of high-quality products.

Here are some factors to consider when you’re looking for the right manufacturer to help you produce high-volumes of your silicone product.

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Tags: Injection Molding, Product Design, High Volume Manufacturing

The Brushies: Taking an Innovative Product to Market

Posted by Mike Fil on April 26, 2018

Having been in business for over 15 years, at Extreme Molding we have a very diverse range of experience when it comes to our custom injection molding projects. A factor that stands-out across many of our partners is the need to preserve intellectual property. We work with companies that are pushing the frontiers in their field and, as such, there is a need to ensure innovations are preserved. We’re always willing to sign non-disclosure agreements to protect intellectual property as we progress into working with new partners to ensure that you feel safe in sharing your innovations.

The Brushies were an innovative company we worked with to product a high-quality product – a novel finger-puppet toothbrush.  Let’s take a look at how we preserved their property and grew their manufacturing with a USA based facility.

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Tags: USA Manufacturing, Injection Molding, Testimonial, Case Study, The Brushies

WigWag Dog Collars: The Injection Molded Collar Made to Last

Posted by Mike Fil on April 18, 2018

Making durable collars suitable for pets living an active lifestyle with their owner is exactly the challenge WigWag Dog Collars faced when seeking to deliver the highest quality products to their customers and re-shore their manufacturing to the united states.

Here’s a look at how Extreme Molding stepped up to help them grow their business and offer their customers second-to-none dog collars at affordable prices.

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Tags: Case Study, WigWag Dog Collars, Pet Products

Upscaling Baby Banana Brush Injection Molding in the USA

Posted by Mike Fil on April 11, 2018

The companies we work with to produce the highest quality goods possible within healthcare, consumer, and pet industries are often a testament to our processes and what you can expect from a manufacturer based in the USA during your injection molding project.

Here’s a look at the work we carried out with Live-Right on their Baby Banana Brush product to upscale their injection molding by contracting a second manufacturer in the USA, saving costs and maintaining the highest quality.

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Tags: Injection Molding, Baby Banana Brush, Testimonial, Case Study

How to Reduce the Cost of Your Injection Molding Project

Posted by Mike Fil on March 29, 2018

Injection molding projects can be a very cost-effective way of creating high-quality products at high volumes but we know that, as a business, it’s always important for you to continually review ways to reduce costs wherever possible. We’re experts at creating products that blend quality with reducing your costs during injection molding, and our processes result in high-end consumer products made at a reasonable price. Here are some simple and easy areas to focus on when you’re looking to reduce costs during manufacturing.

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Tags: Product Design, Production Quotes, Injection Molding Cost

Contracted Injection Molding: From Idea to Item

Posted by Mike Fil on March 21, 2018

Recently, an experienced member of our team spoke at Molding 2018 to share her expert knowledge on liquid silicone rubber molding and production processes. Corie Yodis detailed how Extreme Molding partners with customers from concept to creation and beyond. Transparency is one of our core values, so it was great to be able to share our processes with our peers. Let’s take a look at what Corie covered during her session, and what our processes mean for new partners.

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Tags: Injection Molding, Event, Molding 2018

Shipping Your New Product: Staying Organized During Manufacturing

Posted by Dana Nugent on March 8, 2018

If you don’t yet have a combined packaging and fulfillment manufacturer creating your silicone or plastic products, one of the most important things you need to consider is how you want to ship your products to your customers.

You’ve done the leg work. You have the perfect design for your product, and you’ve made items that are the right color to increase sales. Now you need to get the products to your customers in a timely fashion to ensure the best customer experience. 

Shipping can be relatively easy, especially if you find a manufacturer able to handle this process with you. It may be tempting to consider this last since it’s the final stage of manufacturing, but the reality is having the right processes in place ahead of time will save you a lot of effort in the long run. Here’s how to stay organized when shipping products:

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Tags: USA Manufacturing, Shipping