D&M Plastic Injection Molding Engineering Services
D&M is a dedicated plastic injection molder that prioritizes high product quality and timely delivery. We’ve been in the industry for over 45 years, so we know what it takes to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations by helping to anticipate and eliminate manufacturing quality issues before they ever occur. Our engineering team’s experience in product design coupled with their more than 100 years of collective molding experience means we’re highly capable of offering insight into improving manufacturability of individual components based on our customers’ designs.
We emphasize producing high quality parts with repeatability that helps to cut down on production time and overall cost. We work closely with clients to assist with design recommendations that will set their products apart from the competition. Operating under ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certifications, we create components for use in a variety of industries including:
- Engineering Services
Our engineering department will guide you through the plastic injection molding process, working with you from concept design to prototyping, to low- and high-volume production. Our team is dedicated to designing for improved manufacturability and can offer insight on how to best mold components to reduce cost and improve quality.
We also offer both overmolding and insert molding services. We make sure all parts are molded exactly as they need to be, hitting tolerances as tight as ±0.001”. Because we continually seek to implement advanced quality planning for every project, we guarantee our partners’ products with high manufacturability products at competitive pricing.
- Lean Manufacturing
All our engineering services are designed with lean manufacturing at the forefront as we pursue our goal of zero waste without sacrificing quality. This type of manufacturing also seeks to account for waste created by overburdened or uneven workloads while improving quality through repeatability.
We seek to establish a true partnership and leverage our engineering team’s background in product design & injection molding expertise to offer feedback on manufacturability. With this in mind, we’re better able to work with our customers to identify issues and offer feedback ahead of production. We have three lean manufacturing meetings per day during which we assess and strategize how to most efficiently meet our customers’ goals. Over the years, we’ve had over 8,000 lean ideas, 85% of which we have implemented and many more that we are actively seeking to implement in the future.
Additionally, we are consistently looking at ways to improve processes with the utilization of automation. This includes experience working with customers to bring existing long running products in-house and introducing automation to control cost, increase repeatability, and improve product accuracy.
We are committed to reducing waste with respects to both production materials and processes and send zero waste to landfills. We design with intent for all of our parts to be one-or-less using hot runner and hot gate processes to eliminate waste. We collect and regrind any runners used to reduce further waste, and we sell all excess regrind to third parties for repurposing.
D&M Plastics offers a comprehensive selection of plastic engineering services that create high-quality products for a diverse array of customers. If you would like to learn more about some of our plastic injection molding techniques, be sure to contact us today.