How To Choose the Right Plastic Resins for Medical Products

Plastic resins are used to make medical products of all types. This is because it’s inexpensive, lightweight, strong and durable. Plastic injection molding allows for many design options and it’s relatively easy to modify them as needed. Some resins are appropriate for single-use applications and can also be recycled. But not every type of plastic is […]

Understanding FDA Medical Classifications

The Food and Drug Administration in the United States is responsible for the classification of all products that are used in medicine and healthcare. As with regulators in other countries, such as the European Medicines Agency, they must categorize a vast array of goods that, in one way or another, interact with human health. These […]

6 Product Design Tips from Robots

You may never have heard of Mr. Joe Jones, but he’s the inventor of one of the most successful commercial robots ever made – the Roomba. Mr. Jones, a graduate of MIT, has experience designing hundreds of robots and he’s identified a few key precepts that apply to good engineering and design best practices, not […]

Micro Machines are a Big Win for Plastic Injection Molding

We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our capabilities in plastic injection molding with the recent addition of two new Babyplast horizontal micro molding machines. This demonstrates our commitment to providing the most agile manufacturing services for customers who need small, precision plastic parts. Let’s look more closely at the advantages of micro molding and […]

Tips For Verifying A Supplier Remotely

As a product developer, you may be wondering how you can verify the integrity of your supply chain during these uncertain times, with so many quarantine and travel restrictions in place. While it may be difficult or even impossible to visit a supplier in person, there are still some things you can do to help […]

Controlling The 6 Factors That Affect Manufacturing Costs

Product developers need to have a clear and complete understanding of the expenses involved in making their products before they commit their resources.  Some costs are relatively fixed and therefore predictable. These fixed costs can be carried by the manufacturer, the customer, or both. Other costs are more variable and depend on a number of […]