Earlier this year, we began injection molding for Outdoor Ukulele™. We were immediately intrigued by the opportunity of making professional Instruments and started with two models, the Tenor and the Soprano. Our customer had been testing different versions of glass filled Polycarbonate with other molders, without satisfactory results.
As the end of another year approaches, many businesses have already begun planning for 2018. If you’re one of them and have decided to launch a new plastic injection molding project next year, there are a few things you’ll want to consider.
Pearl Jam has already left its mark on the world of music. Now they’re trying to leave a smaller mark on the environment by turning to a technology that’s still on the horizon—plant-based plastics, better known as bio-plastics.
In the fall of 2016 we received the opportunity to Partner with our customer in the development, tooling, production and assembly of an innovative fishing rod holder
Our customer had spent many months realizing their ideas and tweaking them through a large number of prototypes, we were there, from the start, consulting through part design, mold flow and tooling. They had included us from the inception of the project to warrant that every component was designed for manufacturing efficiency and cost-effective.
Most American consumers prefer to buy products that are manufactured in the United States. Actually, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey, an overwhelming majority of 80% say they would rather buy goods that were made in the USA. And 60% would even be willing to pay an extra ten percent for them.
Everett, WA – October 27, 2017. Matt Poischbeg, Vice President and General Manager of SEA-LECT Plastics Corporation, will participate in a roundtable discussion at this year’s Western Governors’ Workforce Development Initiative on November 1st and 2nd in Seattle.
You have a project that requires plastic parts. You did your homework and found a reputable shop to help you determine the feasibility of using custom injection molding to produce the parts. Now you’ll need to give the injection molding shop some specific information to ensure that you’ll be getting exactly what you want.
Matt Poischbeg from SEA-LECT Plastics has been invited to speak at the annual Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference hosted by the Manufacturers Association of Plastic Processors. Matt will participate in morning Quick-Fire session and in 2-afternoon breakout panel discussions on the topic of workforce development and the importance of apprenticeships.
Today Randy Pickett from Archbright stopped by to train and certify some a our key employees. To our delight most of his training videos had been updated and were very informative and only sometimes a bit graphic.
This forklift is going to greatly improve our lifting capacity for mold setting. Big molds can be hung as one unit rather than one half at the time. Timing for the forklift couldn't have been better, since we just installed our second 400 ton molding machine.