There are many reasons why businesses might want to relocate their injection molding tool (also known as a mold) from one injection molding business to another. It might be logistical, wanting to move the tool, therefore their manufacturing, closer to their company or market. It might be economical, moving to another region or country to capitalize on another rate. It might be due to quality control issues or many other factors. Whatever the reason, it’s important to know how to handle tool relocation.[Read more…] about What Does It Take to Relocate an Injection Molding Tool?
5 Steps for Easy Tool Relocation of Molded Parts
When a company decides it’s time to move to a plastic injection molder, it’s no small task. Companies that need to undergo tool relocation or mold transfers are often wary of this process for a few reasons. Some companies try to avoid the whole situation completely and even opt to incur the greater expense of building a new tool at the same facility instead of transporting it to a new one. With the right process and safeguards in place, a tool transfer is a perfectly viable option. [Read more…] about 5 Steps for Easy Tool Relocation of Molded Parts
Tool Relocation (Don’t Fear It)
It’s no small thing when a company decides it is time to move a plastics molding tool. This usually signals that the company is moving in a different direction, due to any number of reasons. However, many companies are fearful of the relocation process and have even opted to incur the greater expense of building a new tool at the new facility instead of transporting their current one. While their concerns are not totally unfounded, generally with the correct process and safeguards in place a tool transfer is a perfectly viable option. However, it’s important to understand tool relocation and know the proper steps to take so you are comfortable with the process when the time arises.