Water SystemsCustom Molded Plastic Reshoring, Actual Examples of Insourced Cost Reductions Versus Offshore

Bringing Custom Molded Plastic Parts Back To America, Cost-Effectively

The Project

  • Reshoring injection molded items from Asia

The Issues

  • Inconsistent quality
  • Material integrity
  • Lead time and delivery

The Solutions

  • Brought the molds back from Asia
  • Modified the molds (gating, and ejection)
  • Properly conditioned material
  • Re-designed over molded inserts to produce a more consistent product

The Results

  • Repeatable cycle
  • Part with material properties that met expectations
  • Ability to sonic weld a consistent product that met customers expectations
  • Eliminated a issue at the customer that was consuming engineering resources