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JATCO, Inc., Injection Molding News and Resources

We hope you can use this section to learn a bit more about our industry and how to effectively operate in it.  We will be sharing you with latest news on injection molding, resources to help you make the right decision, business tips, and more.

Our Plastic Injection Molding California Facility, On Video

Check out this video of our manufacturing facility based in Modesto, California. We relocated to this place from Union City about four years ago.  In our plastics molding facility we can shape gadgets, cars, healthcare items, solar energy products, household items, toys, structures, agriculture and automobile components –

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JATCO at World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas

We are just days away from the World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas. JATCO, Incorporated, will be exhibiting in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in Booth N548. For almost 50 years, the World of Concrete has been servicing businesses in global concrete, pre-cast,

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Visit Us at the World of Concrete Conference

Our sister company Test Cylinder Molds will be attending the World of Concrete 2023 Conference.  The conference will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center which is located at 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109.  The conference will be held on January 17-19; Education 16-19.  Be

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Metal Insert Overmolding

Would you like to learn more about insert molding, and how it varies from other plastic injection molding applications? Insert molding is like over molding in that metal components are placed into the cavity of the mold prior to molding. An operator may manually position inserts inside the

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Working with Metal Plating for Plastics

There are some applications where nothing works better than a real metal finish, but with compound shapes and curves, metal stamping is both impractical and cost prohibitive. JATCO, Incorporated, has extensive experience with plated product. With plateable grade resins available for some resins such as ABS, we can

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Specifying Cosmetics on Plastic Parts

Did you know there is an easy and effective way to specify cosmetics on plastic parts? JATCO, Incorporated follows standardized specifications to help you define your aesthetic expectations for your new molded parts. We can help you identify primary, secondary, and non-cosmetic surfaces, and define limits for cosmetic

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What is Mold Classification and Why Is It Important?

Why are some molds more expensive than others for the same part? Maybe it is because of mold classification! Mold classification determines the life span or approximate number of cycles a typical mold can last before replacement or end of life. Each mold is built to a classification

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Made In the USA Plastic Manufacturing Pays Off, BIG TIME

Recently many imported plastic manufactured goods have experienced a severe setback as shipping ports on both coasts haven’t been able to keep up with the large influx of cargo ships.  Inventory has been sitting on the oceanic cargo vessels while port crews work day and night dealing with a

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