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News, Trends, and Injection Molding Problems and Solutions at Your Fingertips

At PPI, we’re all about sharing the knowledge, because the more you know, the more informed your decision-making process can be and the more confident you are in the process. Get the information you need about plastic injection molding problems and solutions, best practices and the latest industry trends and news through the PPI blog.

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Development and Growth of Plastic Manufacturing in Dayton, OH

Contracting your plastic manufacturing in Dayton has never been a smarter move than now Dayton, Ohio, is a hub for various business sectors rooted in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) field. The city’s most valuable assets pushing significant technological advancements are in the aerospace, IT, water, human sciences ... More
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The Benefits of the Branson Ultrasonic Welder

A close-up look at some of the equipment we use, including the Branson Ultrasonic Welder Ultrasonic welding is a process that uses high-frequency sound waves to join metal parts. It’s a non-contact joining method that offers many advantages over other joining methods, such as adhesives, rivets, and mechanical fasteners. Ultrasonic Welding Is ... More
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Five Geometry Tips for a Successful Plastic Part Design

Plastic part design geometry is one of the most important components in the design process. It affects not only the aesthetics but also the part’s performance, strength, and durability. So if you’re designing a plastic part, here are five key geometry tips that will help ensure its success: Always define the part features’ design ... More
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Supply Crisis: Improving The Plastic Industry Supply Chain

The global pandemic disrupted the supply chain. The risk is mostly seen in industries that rely on manufacturing and suppliers from Asia, such as plastic components, pharmaceutical supplies, electronics and semiconductor packaging. Industries in many countries were forced to look for alternative sources of supply to prevent interfering with operati ... More