3 Benefits of Outsourcing Plastic Injection Molding

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Since injection molding offers greater efficiency at a lower cost, it’s useful for producing components for almost all markets, and is extremely versatile, as it holds a broad appeal.

However, this doesn’t mean that accomplishing this process in-house is easy. Injection molding is also finicky and cost-intensive, and it’s difficult to achieve consistent results without troubleshooting know-how and experience.

Let’s look at some benefits of outsourcing plastic injection molding.

1. Quality production

There’s no doubt that experts bring quality in injection molding production.

By outsourcing plastic injection molding, you’ll be ensuring quality in every aspect. Almost every major outsourcing unit ensures quality products through an array of certifications.

These include ITAR certification, FFL certification, FDA certification, and of course, ISO certification. In addition, outsourcing production offers a decoupled manufacturing process, which improves product quality. Therefore, the quality is retained in every step.

It begins from production to filling, packing, and holding every product through scientific methods. Unfortunately, this isn’t possible with in-house production. This is because variables like pressure, temperature, and speed in naïve production may negatively affect the quality in a number of ways.

2. Guarantee of expertise

The production of injection molding parts may not be a core competency for an OEM. This is because production, for many manufacturers, is also the stage for training and learning.

one of PTMS’ many plastic injection molded parts

Thus, the job doesn’t become a core competency but a phase of experimentation and learning – and this phase brings liabilities. As a result, this production phase requires double revenue. One part for bearing the training part and the other for the production phase.

Since production errors may lead to the rejection of production parts, your financial structure may suffer. This is only one defect; we didn’t even talk about the loss of time yet.

However, by outsourcing molding, professional manufacturers and engineers will guarantee expert production, saving a lot of time, cash, and burden with respect to experimenting, training, and learning.

3. Outsourcing the infrastructure

The upfront cost of setting up a production unit is enough to burn a hole in your pocket. This is because the size of the machinery and unit requires investment and space.

The machinery costs a lot because it’s a constant running design. The intermittent operation and the associated costs go way above the potential profit. This is why outsourcing plastic molding leads to a lot of benefits – you’re making a profit on someone else’s expenditure. So, as an OEM, you’ll remain profitable, and you can spend this added revenue on innovation and marketing.

PTMS offers custom plastic injection molding using 100% brand new materials

With years of experience in plastic injection molding mass production, PTMS has been offering customers top-of-the-line custom injection molding for almost two decades.

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