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Costs and Benefits of Plastic Injection Molding In the past few decades many manufacturing jobs have been moved to lower cost countries overseas. Still, many manufacturers would prefer to purchase products they know have been made in America. There are two things that you are going to need to do if you want to continue your American production. You have to be able to lower the cost of production, without a sacrifice in the quality of the products you are producing. Companies have put a lot of research into coming up with strategies that can be effective in doing these things. With small changes to the way your products are assembled; you are going to be able to achieve this. One of the things you are going to want to consider is starting to produce parts through plastic injection molding. Plastic injection molding offers a low cost way for you to produce custom parts. With plastic injection molding you are going to have a quick way to make custom parts. The process is simple, a custom mold is made to the measurements of the part you need, then plastic is injected into it and cooled. Not only does plastic injection molding offer you a way to produce high quality parts, but you can produce a lot of them in a short period of time. There are a variety of plastic injection molding companies you can hire to make the parts your assembly line needs. There are a couple of factors that will determine the costs you can expect to face from plastic injection molding. The biggest cost to the process is making the mold, when you need a new mold it is going to cost more than if there is already a mold made. Another big factor is going to be the scope of the molding you need done, and how much time you have until it needs to be done. You can expect lower costs when a longer lead time is available.