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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.

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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What is Overmolding?

At our Modesto plastic injection molding facility we get a lot of questions from our customers and wanted to share one that about a plastic injection molding process called Over-Molding. What is Overmolding and How Does it Work? Overmolding (also known as over-molding) is a distinctive injection molding

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What is an injection molding machine and how does it work?

This is a question we hear a bit and wanted to give everyone a quick explanation of what exactly an injection molding machine is and how its capable of turning little plastic pellets into a sturdy finished product. First let’s quickly go over what injection molding process actually

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1500-ton Injection Molding Machine

JATCO, Incorporated has a wide range and depth of state-of-the-art injection molding machines that have the capabilities to create small, intricate objects that are barely visible, to large products the size of roadside garbage bins, pallets, and agricultural crates. In our Modesto facility, our largest press is 1500-tons,

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What is Injection Molding

What is Injection Molding? Injection molding is a process that is used to produce both large and small volume of parts that are typically made out of plastic resin pellets that can virgin, recycled, engineered and/or compounded with biomaterials.  The process of injection molding itself is a little

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Potential Vulnerabilities With Overseas Production

One of the key issues that COVID-19 brought to everyone’s attention is the level of risk that’s associated with overseas manufacturing and import.  Conventional thinking reasons that overseas low wages, as well as minimal environmental regulations (and at times non-existent) will offer you very cheap manufacturing rates.  However there

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World of Concrete 2020 Conference

JATCO’s Test Cylinder Molds will be participating at the World of Concrete 2020 conference February 4th through 7th in Las Vegas Nevada. Test Cylinder Molds creates test cylinders that are made from 100% recycled materials. Our test cylinder molds are used to obtain the highest quality and accuracy

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Does Overseas Production Save You Money? Yes, BUT…

There are times when overseas production makes a lot of sense.  We admit that this sounds odd coming from a plastic production company that’s located here in the United States but that statement is true.  We believe that this article will give you a deeper understanding of things

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