Thermoplastic Molding Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial thermoplastic molding companies and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source thermoplastic molding companies with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These thermoplastic molding companies can design, engineer and provide injection molding for your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these thermoplastic molding companies and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of rapid injection molding, plastic injection molding, prototype injection molding.

  • Denver, CO

    LTM Plastics is Denver's premium injection molder, serving up quality since 1977. At LTM, you can expect consistent results, transparency and meaningful collaboration. We talk with our customers to determine their needs and then build our processes to deliver the highest quality parts quickly. We have experience but we’re not beholden to the “old ways” of doing things. It’s all about finding the right solution for the situation. Call today and see if we're the right partner for your next project.

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  • Imlay, MI

    If you are in need of injection molded plastic parts that are of consistent quality, look no further than MSI Mold! We have over 30 years of experience in design, production, and tooling of custom plastic parts, and we are here to help you in every step of the molding process. For additional information, please visit our website!

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  • Pomona, CA

    Performance Engineered Products, Inc. is a dynamic and innovative company, and we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of the injection molded plastics industry. With a rich history dating back to 1981, we have consistently demonstrated our commitment to excellence in both products and services.

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  • Stuart, FL

    We may have started small, but today, we offer our products and services to companies around the world. We are dedicated to our customers, and our goal is to offer better service and pricing to any customer no matter the size. We use the latest technology in injection molded plastics to meet your needs. It is our goal to find the right solutions at the right price. Contact us for details!

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  • Riverside, CA

    Hi-Rel Plastics & Molding, Inc. offers injection molding for a variety of industries. We can process an almost infinite variety of thermoplastic resins, our prices are competitive, our delivery is on time, and we provide superior customer service. Value-added services include label application, assembly services, and custom packaging and shipping. Our team has the knowledge and expertise to develop the perfect solution. We areISO 9001:2015, AS 9100 Rev D, 13485:2016 Certified.

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  • Fenton, MO

    As one of the Midwest’s oldest plastic molders, Koller-Craft has craftsmanship built into its name. We take pride in our quality injection molding work. Large to small parts, short to long runs. Excelling at product design, prototyping, close tolerance molding, insert molding & secondary services.

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  • Tempe, AZ

    A leader in the plastic processing industry for over 70 years, Aptyx provides a range of manufacturing services including injection, blow and dip molding, extrusion, and assembly. Within injection molding we are deeply experienced in complex processes such as over molding, two-shot molding and insert molding. With a focus on delivering high-quality product and exceptional customer service, you can count on us. Reach out for a competitive quote today.

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  • Bristol, PA

    Abtec, Inc. is a manufacturer of injection molded thermoplastics for high-tech OEMs. Since 1981, we have provided quality injection molded plastics and engineering services to such industries as automotive, aerospace, dental, electronics, food handling, nuclear, reprographics and more. Our 21,000 square feet building operates 24-hours a day, 5 days a week. Contact us today!

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  • Valencia, CA

    Valencia Plastics is your leading full-service injection molded plastics manufacturer. Our products are made with various materials, including urethane, polyurethane, nylon, acrylic, and polycarbonate. We offer a wide range of sizes from miniature items up to 7 lbs. large parts. We are ISO 9001:2015 compliant. Industries we serve include electrical, military, automotive, aerospace, and agricultural.

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  • Strongsville, OH

    You won’t find better quality injection molded plastics anywhere else in the industry. We have built ourselves up from a small manufacturing company to a large company with decades of experience. We can provide effective, efficient, and affordable solutions that will help you meet your goals and get the job done right. Contact us to learn more today!

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Thermoplastic Molding Industry Information

Thermoplastic Molding

Thermoplastics are recyclable polyester resins that are widely used all over the world for plastic products. Over the past 50 years, the use of plastic materials has significantly expanded; today, more than 100 million tons of these materials are used worldwide. Thermoplastics are the most significant class of plastics in terms of tonnage because they account for over 80% of all plastics used globally.

Thermoplastic molding is a technique that uses liquid thermoplastics to produce products of the desired shape and size. Thermoplastics are the ideal molding material because they instantly soften after heating and become hard when cooled.

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What is Thermoplastic Molding?

Thermoplastic molding is a manufacturing technique that injects plastic resin into a ready-made mold to produce completely functional items. In injection molding, thermoplastic polymers are utilized more frequently than thermosetting polymers. The fundamental cause of this is that thermoplastics are highly recyclable materials since they can be repeatedly softened by heating and hardened by chilling. Re-ground leftover components from a prior molding process cycle are inserted into an injection chamber with fresh pellets. This addition is restricted to 30% of the bulk material since it may cause the plastic‘s original physical characteristics to deteriorate.

Working Principle of Thermoplastic Molding

  • The fundamental idea behind plastic injection is using heat to soften pellets of thermoplastic (TP) material.
  • The material is worked into a pliable state and pumped into an endless screw. The material can be inserted into a mold by rotating this screw and applying pressure afterward.
  • After being introduced, the material imprints on the mold and cools; once chilled, the object becomes solid and may be extracted from the mold.
  • The removed mold can then be utilized again for an injection process.

This technique is ideal because it reproduces numerous high-quality, identical products because the mold can be used again when the proper material is utilized. A thermoplastic injection is especially well adapted to large or extremely large volume production.

Numerous sub-categories of thermoplastic molding exist, such as rapid injection molding, which is best used to perfect prototypes before a product is authorized for production. Production injection molding is a sub-category of thermoplastic injection molding that works best for whole product runs.

Benefits of Thermoplastic Molding

Enhanced Precision
For items weighing a few grams to several kilograms, the finished mold‘s high precision and exquisite detail make it possible to produce finished parts in complex designs. It is frequently not even essential to carry out post-production machining when employing thermoplastic injection.
Quality of the Molded Part
The parts formed as a result of this process are of superior quality due to the properties of thermoplastics. Even if combined with other materials, the molded product comes out to be fine, durable, and resilient.
Range of Products
Thermoplastic molding is a process that allows the production of a wide range of plastics, i.e., from small to large-scale products. This flexibility in its product range is why it is frequently needed in the automotive industry.