How often do you need to choose a plastic molder? If you’re like most companies, the answer is probably not very often. In reality, once you’ve selected a plastic molder to work with, you are likely to stay with them for years to come – as long as they product quality molded parts.

Whether you have a new part design, are redesigning an existing molded piece, or are unhappy with your current plastic molding company, choosing a new plastic molder can make or break the success of your project. Here are some considerations to make when choosing a new plastic molder:

Experience

Bangor Plastics has been operating in the plastic molding industry for over 75 years. Founded in 1944, we have experience in both thermoplastic injection molding as well as thermoset injection, compression and transfer molding. We serve many major markets including automotive, commercial trucks, aerospace, locomotive, aerospace and more.

Sustainability

In the plastic molding industry, it is important to adopt sustainable manufacturing practices. Our current quality management system is based on and meets the requirements of ISO9001 and AS9100. Within our system is a methodology of continuous improvement. Bangor Plastics utilizes industry best practices, such as lean manufacturing, and has developed a turnkey system.

Capabilities

When evaluating potential plastic molding partners, it’s important to look at their capabilities range, including machine capacities, specialty applications and secondary finishing processes. Bangor Plastics has a wide range of machines, capabilities and secondary services.

General Capabilities & Machines:

  • 7 Injection Molding machines capable of processing Thermoplastics & Thermosets, 55-400 ton
  • 14 Compression Molding machines capable of processing Thermosets, 30-640 ton
  • 3 Compression Transfer Molding machines capable of processing Thermosets, 200 ton with 30-50 ton transfer cylinders

Specialty Applications:

  • Insert Molding
  • Over Molding
  • Long Fiber Processing

Secondary Finishing Options:

  • Lathe Turning
  • Drilling
  • Tapping
  • Laser Etching
  • Assembly

If you’re currently seeking a new plastic molding partner, we would love an opportunity to quote your next project or prototype. You can easily request a quote or contact us through our website. You can also reach us at (269) 427-7971.