Full Service Project Management + Engineering Services
When you’re considering who to trust with your project, experience and quality customer service are nonnegotiable. At Plastech, we have a highly-skilled team of engineers on staff ready to get to work on your next project. Our team includes project engineers, tooling engineers, an automation engineer, and a processing engineer.
When you partner with Plastech, you will be assigned a team of three highly qualified professionals to support your needs. Your dedicated Project Engineer will complete a DFM, map out the most efficient and cost-effective manufacturing process, make recommendations on thermoplastic resins to use in your parts, manage your new mold builds or mold transfers from start to finish, and ensure quality parts are being produced throughout the life of your program. Your Customer Service Representative supports your day-to-day business needs by acknowledging POs, coordinating shipment and production dates, and proactively communicates with your buyers. Lastly, your Account Manager will serve as the team captain, ensuring that Plastech is following through on commitments and coordinating resources to ensure an powerful partnership.
We have decades of experience designing and building molds. We have long established partnerships with both foreign and domestic mold builders to design and manufacture injection molds. From concept to part sampling and certification, your dedicated Project Engineer will manage every aspect of your tool build. We use our detailed Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) system to manage each stage of your project with the goal of ensuring quality and efficiency.
How does your Project Management + Engineering process work?
A Dedicated Project Engineer
Your Project Engineer will be by your side throughout the injection molding process. Utilize our expertise in tool development, part approval, optimization of production and continuous improvement to ensure your product launches successfully and on time. Our Project Engineers can help with everything from part design to converting existing metal parts to plastic, using the latest CAD technology. We also use Mold Flow Analysis to ensure the design for manufacturability of your product, keeping costs low and quality high along with improved time to market.
We specialize in tooling takeovers and refurbishment. If you already have an existing mold, send it our way. We will perform a detailed assessment in our onsite tool shop, assist with transferring raw materials, inventory and components, so we can get your project up and running quickly and seamlessly.
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FAQs About Project Management
How does Plastech Corporation handle project management for injection molding projects?
When you choose Plastech Corporation, a dedicated three-person team will be assigned to manage your project. This team consists of a Project Engineer, a Customer Service Representative, and a Sales Account Manager. The Project Engineer handles technical issues, the Customer Service Representative serves as your main point of contact, and the Sales Account Manager coordinates additional resources to ensure long-term project success.
What is the role of the Project Engineer at Plastech Corporation?
The Project Engineer at Plastech Corporation is responsible for managing every aspect of your tool build. They oversee the design and building of molds, handle technical issues throughout the program, and ensure quality and efficiency through the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) system.
Our Project Engineers are committed to finding continuous improvement in the way we manufacture our customers' parts. By optimizing cycle, investigating potential tooling improvements, suggesting higher performing and easier processing materials, we have proven successful in adding value to our customers' parts.
How does Plastech Corporation ensure product launch success and on-time delivery?
Plastech Corporation's Project Engineers are highly experienced and will guide you through the entire injection molding process. We provide expertise in tool development, part approval, production optimization, and continuous improvement. Utilizing the latest CAD technology and Mold Flow Analysis, we ensure design for manufacturability, cost efficiency, and improved time to market.
Can Plastech Corporation assist with part design and converting metal parts to plastic?
Absolutely. Plastech Corporation's Project Engineers are skilled in part design and can help optimize your product for injection molding. We utilize the latest CAD technology to ensure accurate and efficient designs. Additionally, we have expertise in converting existing metal parts to plastic, leveraging the benefits of plastics for improved functionality and cost savings.
Does Plastech Corporation specialize in tooling takeovers and mold transfers?
Yes, Plastech Corporation specializes in tooling takeovers and mold transfers. If you already have an existing mold, our onsite tool shop can perform a detailed assessment. We will assist with transferring raw materials, inventory, and components to ensure a seamless and efficient transition, getting your project up and running quickly.
What certifications or awards has Plastech Corporation received?
Plastech Corporation has been awarded and accredited by the American Injection Molding Institute for their exceptional process. This recognition highlights our commitment to quality, efficiency, and industry best practices.
Can Plastech Corporation handle both foreign and domestic mold building?
Yes, Plastech Corporation has long-established partnerships with both foreign and domestic mold builders. We leverage these partnerships to design and build injection molds, ensuring the highest quality and precise specifications for your projects.
How does Plastech Corporation ensure quality and efficiency in their projects?
Plastech Corporation employs detailed Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) to manage each aspect of our projects. This systematic approach ensures quality and efficiency throughout the injection molding process, from concept to part sampling and certification.
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