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  1. In-Mold Labeling and In-Mold Decorating

    In-Mold Labeling and In-Mold Decorating Let’s begin with a definition: In-mold labeling (IML) or in-mold decorating (IMD) is a process of decorating or labeling injection molded plastic parts or components during the plastic injection molding cycle. The label becomes an integral part of the final product, creating a fully decorated item at press. In this…

  2. Seabrook Plastics breaks ground for facility expansion

    Seabrook Plastics broke ground for its manufacturing facility expansion on March 27, 2017. The addition will increase Seabrook’s manufacturing space by 25% and is expected to be dedicated to larger tonnage presses.  Currently, Seabrook offers injection molding capabilities up to 400 tons and, with this addition, the range of size is expected to increase to…

  3. Don’t Start Your Project Transfer Until You See These Tips!

    A stressful time for those in purchasing and engineering can be when the decision is made to transfer a project. There is concern if the right partner was secured that will meet outlined project requirements and if the move will deliver the additional competitive advantages promised. Just a few simple steps will diminish or remove…

  4. Word or Action? The 3 Core Components of Validation.

    Validation defined by Webster is “an act, process, or instance of validating.” When presented with a new project requiring injection molding, the process of validation includes action, review of process, and validating. Both the manufacturer and client receive valuable insight and assurances when a quality project validation program is implemented. Let’s take a brief look…

  5. The 5 Steps to Building a Better Market Focus Through Site Visits

    Per Edward McQuarrie, professor of marketing at Santa Clara University, if you want to be a market leader today, you need to make regular, carefully structured customer site visits a standard practice. Professor McQuarrie reminds us that a customer visit is not a source of hard data. Instead, it should give your client access to…