Tooling Transfer Challenge: A MET Plastics Case Study

Learn how Met2Plastic’s in-house tooling capabilities allowed them to, not only help an Aerospace OEM facing quality issues, but reduce costs in this case study presentation. Read the in depth written version by clicking here. Follow Met2Plastic on SlideShare here.

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Tooling Transfer Project Challenge

An Aerospace OEM was having significant quality issues with a current supplier, and needed to quickly find a supplier that: Had the capability to handle a large tooling transfer program (20 molds to produce 45 parts) with minimal cost impact, able to address the quality defects that they were experiencing with the current supplier and … Continue reading Tooling Transfer Project Challenge

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5 Tips to Achieve Operational Excellence in Manufacturing

Operational excellence (OE) is defined as a philosophy that results in continuous improvement throughout an organization. If a company and its team have the desire to help the business succeed, they have already begun the journey toward OE. Met2Plastic’s continued success is, in part, due to the implementation of sound OE principles. The following five … Continue reading 5 Tips to Achieve Operational Excellence in Manufacturing

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Solving the Orange on Fridays Mystery

October is the month of chilly weather, changing leaves, overdosing on pumpkin spice everything, but most importantly, Halloween. All month long Halloween has people painting the town orange. Here at Met2Plastic, orange is a color we see year-round. Wearing orange on Fridays has become tradition at Met2Plastic and on this Friday, it actually makes sense. … Continue reading Solving the Orange on Fridays Mystery

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Met2Plastic Featured in MoldMaking Technology Magazine

Article From: MoldMaking Technology, Matthew Danford , Senior Editor from MoldMaking Technology Controlling Costs by Controlling Production A process-driven manufacturing strategy and extensive data tracking have enabled this company to double down on the advantages of integrated toolmaking and molding capability.There’s been plenty of talk about reshoring during the past few years, and Mike Walter … Continue reading Met2Plastic Featured in MoldMaking Technology Magazine

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A Look at Continuous Improvement in Action

Continuous improvement is a principle Met2Plastic considers paramount for success. MET’s latest change was the switch from outdated shared computing terminals to the installation of more than 16 Acer Aspire tablets in the shop floor. The tablets increase operator efficiency, accuracy, and supply chain visibility while reducing unnecessary down time. What lead to this innovation … Continue reading A Look at Continuous Improvement in Action

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Significance of Social Media for Manufacturing Businesses

It is indisputable that social media is here to stay. Certain channels may come and go, but the idea of connecting and sharing with the world will endure. So, why should businesses like ours be on social media if we can’t offer “buy one plastic part, get one free” coupons through Facebook? You Can’t Win … Continue reading Significance of Social Media for Manufacturing Businesses

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Met2Plastic Has Been Upgraded

Met2Plastic has embarked on a marketing adventure! We stand firm in our commitment to provide high-quality injection molding products to our customers and treat them with the respect that a true partnership offers. Therefore, we want to be sure our identity and presence in the marketplace accurately represents our core competencies. By combining many customers’ … Continue reading Met2Plastic Has Been Upgraded

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