High-Quality Manufacturing since 1978
Control Your Innovation
Some of Control Plastics & Metal Parts
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1. Create

Design Coordination
Design Coordination

We will work with you directly in developing your design for production. For help with creating your 3-D and 2-D files, we can recommend the industry's best designers.


Goal
Our Goal to You

To provide you a leading edge competitive solution with our North American / Asian sourcing & supply chain management.



2. Control

Solid Guidance
Solid Guidance

Our specialized engineers and customer support are at your disposal. While tooling, we provide you case studies, DFM Reviews, and focused reports.



Process
Process Excelled

Full coverage on manufacturing to the end-of-life cycle for your part, includes product refinement, and complete fabrication preparation.



3. Manufacture

ISO Shield

Trusted & Certified
ISO 9001, ISO 13485
& ITAR Certified



Browse our Manufacturing Services:


Injection Molding

• All thermoplastics from PE to PEEK)

• Elastomers
Injection Molding

Related Resources:


▢ |  Introduction to Injection Molding

► |  "Plastics Injection Molding "(Engineer Guy)

▢ |  Injection Molding Resource.org


Compression Molding

Compression Molding

Related Resources:

▢ |  Introduction to Compression Molding

► |  "Compression Moulding of Plastics "(TechnologyStudents)

▢ |  Compression Molding / SMC (MFGC)


Overmolding / 2-Shot

Overmolding / 2-Shot

Related Resources:

▢ |  Everything You Need To Know About Overmolding Prototypes

► |  "What is Overmolding? "(Xcentric Mold...)

► |  "Two-Shot Sequential Overmolding "(AutoDesk Moldflow)


Extrusion

Extrusion Molding

Related Resources:


▢ |  Introduction to Extrusion Molding

► |  "Extrusion Processes "(SME)

▢ |  The Extrusion Process


Structual Foam

Structural Foam

Related Resources:

▢ |  Introduction to Structural Foam

► |  "What is Structural Foam Molding "(TranPak)

▢ |  Why Structual Foam


Flexible Urethane Casting
Flexible Urethane Casting

Related Resources:

▢ |  What is Urethane Casting?

► |  "Casting Urethanes Overview"(FibreGlast)

► |  "Urethane Casting: Prototype to Production"(Stratasys)


Blow Molding
Blow Molding

Related Resources:

▢ |  Blow Molding: Introduction

► |  "Plastic Blow Molding"(SME)

▢ |  The Blow Moulding Process



Die Casting

• Magnesium

• Zinc

Die Casting

Related Resources:

▢ |  Introduction: Die Casting

► |  "Die Casting?"(SME)

▢ |  North American Die Casting Association


Sand Casting
Sand Casting

Related Resources:

▢ |  Introduction: Sand Casting

► |  "Sand Casting Animation"(China Savvy)

▢ |  What is Sand Casting?


Gravity Casting
Gravity Casting

Related Resources:

▢ |  Gravity Casting and Forging 101

► |  "Permanent Mold Gravity Cast..."(China Savvy)

▢ |  Conventional Gravity Casting


Ceramic IM (CIM)
Ceramic Injection Molding (MIM)

Related Resources:

▢ |  Ceramic Injection Molding - InTech (PDF)

► |  "Ceramic Injection Moulding Process"(Morgan Advanced Materials)

▢ |  Ceramic injection-molding technology produces ...


Metal Injection Molding (MIM)
Metal Injection Molding (MIM)

Related Resources:

▢ |  The MIM Process

► |  "The Metal Injection Moulding..."(GKN)

▢ |  How MIM Works


Aluminum Extrusion
Aluminum Extrusion

Related Resources:

▢ |  Aluminum Extrusion Process

► |  "Custom Aluminum:Extrusion"(Default Name)

▢ |  Aluminum Extruders Council


Metal Stamping
Metal Stamping

Related Resources:

▢ |  Metal Stamping

► |  "Sheet Metal Stamping..."(SME)

▢ |  Sheet Metal Punching Vs. Stamping


Sheet Metal Parts (Processes)
Metal Stamping

Related Resources:

▢ |  Sheet-Metal Forming Processes (PDF)

► |  "Tech Tip: Forming Basics"(RAPID)

▢ |  SheetMetal.Me Community


Wire Forming
Wire Forming

Related Resources:

▢ |  Custom Wire Forming

► |  "Wire Forming (Pyramids)


Tube Bending
Tube Bending

Related Resources:

▢ |  Tube Bending (Wikipedia)

► |  "Tube Bending ..."(Pyramids)

▢ |  Tube and Pipe Basics...


Precision Machining
Precision Machining

Related Resources:

▢ |  What is Precision Machining?

► |  "What is Machining? ..."(NYC CNC)

▢ |  What is an EDM Machine?



Injection Molds
Injection Molds

Related Resources:

▢ |  Injection Mold Making Process

► |  "How It's Made... ..."(Discovery Channel)

▢ |  Basics of Injection Molding Design


Die Casting
Die Casting

Related Resources:

▢ |  Introduction: Die Casting

► |  "Die Casting?"(SME)

▢ |  North American Die Casting Association



Silk Screening
Silk Screening

Related Resources:

▢ |  Screen Printing (Wikipedia)

► |  "Silkscreen..."(Beyond the Gallery)

▢ |  What is Silkscreening...


Pad Printing
Pad Printing

Related Resources:

▢ |  Introduction to Pad Printing

► |  "Pad Printing - How it is Done"(Pbiederm)

▢ |  Pad Printing Network


Labeling
Labeling

Related Resources:

▢ |  Label (Wikipedia)

► |  "Custom...Labels..."(Yu Shang)

▢ |  30 Beautiful Examples of Label Design


Painting

Painting

Related Resources:

▢ |  Painting FDM Parts (PDF)

► |  "Automatic Painting Machine..."(Victor Peng)

▢ |  2 Reasons why you should Paint Plastic Molded Parts


E Coat

Electrophoretic (E) Coating

Electrophoretic E Coating

Related Resources:

▢ |  [E-Coat] Painting Process (PDF)

► |  "What is e coating process?"(Sino Concept)

▢ |  E-Coating vs. Powder Coating


Powder Coating
Powder Coating

Related Resources:

▢ |  Powder Coating (Wikipedia)

► |  "Painting & Powder Coating"(SME)

▢ |  E-Coating vs. Powder Coating


In-Mold Labeling (IML)
In-Mold Labeling (IML)

Related Resources:

▢ |  What is IML?

► |  "IML-In-Mold Labeling"(Polymer Logistics)

▢ |  In-Mould Labeling (Wikipedia)


Vacuum Metalizing
Vacuum Metalizing

Related Resources:

► |  "Vaccuum Metalizing Process"(Dunmore Corporation)

▢ |  Vacuum Metalizing (Wikipedia)


Plating
Plating

Related Resources:

► |  "How It's Made: Metal Plating"(Discovery Channel)
▢ |  Plating (Wikipedia)


RFI and EMI Coating
RFI and EMI Coating

Related Resources:

▢ |  More about EMI/RFI Shielding

► |  "Coating Compounds for EMI/RFI..."(Master Bond)

▢ |  Electromagnatic Interference (Wikipedia)



Blister and Clamshells

• Heat and Dielectric Sealing

Blister and Clamshells

Related Resources:

▢ |  Blisters vs. Clamshells

► |  "PET trays, blister 'clamshell'"(Termopak)

▢ |  Blister Pack (Wikipedia)


Ultrasonic Insertion
Ultrasonic Insertion

Related Resources:

▢ |  Ultrasonic Insertion (PDF)

► |  "Ultrasonic Inserting of Inserts "(Trinetics Group)


Ultrasonic Welding
Ultrasonic Welding

Related Resources:

▢ |  What is Ultrasonic Welding

► |  "Ultrasonic Wlding Animation "(Mechanical Hippos)

▢ |  Ultrasonic Welding (Wikipedia)


Heat Staking

Heat Staking

Related Resources:

▢ |  Heat Staking (PDF)

► |  "Thermal Staking Process "(Branson Ultrasonics)

▢ |  Staking... (Wikipedia)


Mechanical Assembly

Mechanical Assembly

Related Resources:

▢ |  What is Mechanical Assembly?

► |  "Electromechanical Assembly Career Overview "(City Town Info)


Packaging

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Related Resources:

▢ |  Packaging 101

► |  "Packaging Design in 7 Minutes "(Brenna Merritt)

▢ |  Packaging and Labeling (Wikipedia)


Sub-Assemblies

Sub-Assemblies

Related Resources:

▢ |  A Lean Method to...sub-assembly

► |  "Automatic Piston Con-Rod Sub-Assembly Automation Technology "(Micromatic LLC)


Full Product Assembly

Full Product Assembly

Related Resources:

▢ | Assembly Line (Wikipedia)

► |  "How the Tesla Model S is Made | Tesla Motors Part 1 "(Wired)



3D / White Light Scanning

3D / White Light Scanning

Related Resources:

▢ | White Light Scanner (Wikipedia)

► |  "Basic Priciples Scanning White-Light Interferometry "(Polytec)

► |  "Structured Light 3D Scanning with Machine Vision Cameras "(FLIR...)


Finishing / Production Prep

Finishing / Production Prep

Related Resources:

▢ | Lean 3P Advantage Presentation (PDF)


Mold Flow Analysis & CAE
Mold Flow Analysis & CAE

Related Resources:

▢ | Mold Flow Analysis Can Save Your Plastic Injection Mold Design

► |  "Overview - Autodesk Moldflow "(AutoDesk Inventor)

▢ |  AutoDesk Moldflow (with video examples)


Case Studies

Case Studies

Related Resources:

▢ | Case Study (Wikipedia)

► |  "...Research Stratgy: Case Study "(Mean That)


Machined Prototypes

Machined Prototypes

Related Resources:

▢ | Models and Prototypes 101

► |  "Beginners Guide to Manual & CNC Machining! "(NYC CNC)


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Phone: 800-600-2010
Fax: 415-992-8319
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No matter what city or state you are in, it is our pleasure to help you.

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