Metrology Services: Value-Added Services for Injection Molding

May 10, 2021

May 5, 2021 Common challenges in medical device development for injection molding include part and product validation, as well as the timely completion of first article inspection (FAI). Completing the…

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Life at Forum: Mastercam Training

May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021 At Forum Plastics, we understand that investing in new skills and technologies allows us to deliver the creative solutions and consistent quality that our customers have come…

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Overmolding vs. Insert Molding: What OEMs Need to Know

April 12, 2021

When designing a product, it can be challenging to determine the best solution to fit the application. This holds true when considering overmolding and insert molding. While the general concept…

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What Low-Volume Injection Molding Means to Us

March 24, 2021

Have you ever been talking with a co-worker from a different department and realize that, while you both thought you were on the same page, you were actually speaking about…

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Forum Plastics Expands Automation Capabilities

March 15, 2021

When it comes to technology, we at Forum Plastics are actively working to enhance our processes through automation. As we continue to adapt to meet the evolving needs of our…

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6 Advantages of Ultrasonic Insert Welding and Heat Staking

February 21, 2021

As plastic parts and assemblies become more common, there are many factors to consider when designing an injection-molded part that will be part of a higher-level assembly. These considerations include…

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8 Cost Avoidance Factors for Part and Tooling Design

February 21, 2021

Cost savings and cost reduction will always be focuses for OEMs developing and launching new projects. But focusing on material and labor costs can only take you so far. That’s…

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Why Pad Printing Is the Ideal Solution for Medical Devices

February 1, 2021

  February 1, 2021 When designing a complex medical device, there are many factors to consider. Beyond system functionality, industrial design, and human factors, OEMs need to consider product instructions,…

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Going Lean: An Inside Look at Forum’s Commitment to Lean Principles

January 22, 2021

Does your molding partner embrace a lean philosophy? And if so, do they practice continuous improvement in areas outside of molding? These are important questions that OEMs should be asking…

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Forum Plastics Internship Program

January 20, 2021

As part of Forum Plastics’ commitment to employee development, we are pleased to offer the Forum Plastics Internship Program. In this program, students at a local technical high school have…

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