Four Tactics to Help Get Your Facility Organized

Elk Grove Village, IL. 7/21/14  Anyone who works in the manufacturing industry can attest that it is a fast paced environment. An unorganized manufacturing plant can result in a facility that is difficult to work in, can increase lead time, and cloud communication among employees. Being organized is an essential part of keeping up with your demand and the process of getting there can be overwhelming. We have narrowed down a few pieces of advice to help you along the way. Director of Operations at Custom Plastics, Inc., Jeff Nichol, advises "Keep only the necessary items in the work area, dispose or keep in a distant storage area less frequently used items, and always discard unneeded items."

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Custom 3D Printing

Custom Now Offers 3D Printing for Rapid Prototype Development

Elk Grove Village, IL. 12/4/13 — Custom Plastics, Inc. has recently acquired the ability to produce prototypes in-house using new additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, technology.  The new technology, along with our full array of engineering software, will have a dramatic impact on the customers' bottom line while reducing the amount of time spent on the development phase of a project.  Essentially, costly prototyping and tooling revisions will be a thing of the past for newly designed injection molded products.

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60 Years in Business

Local Plastics Manufacturer Celebrates 60 Years in Business

Elk Grove Village, IL. 10/8/13 — Custom Plastics, Inc., a local family owned and operated plastics manufacturer is celebrating 60 years of successful business operations this year. Despite periods of harsh economic times and growing pressure from overseas manufactures, Custom has continued to be an American leader in the business of plastics. In celebration of being in business for six decades, Custom Plastics has launched a brand new website along with a new tag line representing the company's core values: “Inspired by our Past, Driven by our Future.”

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