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Three Influential Factors for Converting Metal Parts into Plastic

Metal was once the dominant solution when selecting component materials which required strength, durability, and the ability to handle various stress loads; stresses such as impact, shear, tensile, and warp. With modern technological advancements in finite element...

The Importance of Precision in Industrial Product Design & Engineering

Precision is the cornerstone of success within the industrial and medical device arenas. And with medical devices being used to save lives in hospitals and surgery centers across the globe, the importance of accuracy during the design process is critical. Examples of...

Top Plastics Manufacturing Trends in 2016

The plastics industry is constantly shifting as technological innovations and new, cutting-edge materials come on the market. Designing by reverse engineering is one trend that began in 2015 that will continue to play out in 2016. The focus is increasingly on...

9 Benefits of Manufacturing in the U.S.A.

While many companies are outsourcing portions of their businesses to places overseas, MDI is keeping the production of our products right here at home. We are proud to say that all of our manufacturing facilities are located in the United States. Some companies may...

Minimizing Process Variation to Achieve Perfect Injection Molded Parts

Injection molding is a widely used manufacturing process for creating a variety of metal or plastic parts. From micro-components to large panels, a single molding operation can create detailed parts complete with threads, holes, or complex curves. Injection molding is...

Manufacturing the Perfect Part Starts with a Precision Mold

In today’s demanding business world, manufacturers cannot afford to be inconsistent if they wish to remain competitive. Manufacturing perfect parts starts with, and hinges on, a precision mold. So, if your business doesn’t have the skill or capability to make quality...

How New Processes are Revolutionizing Medical Device Design

The advances in medical technology over the last few years are truly astounding. Medical device design is taking off as more innovators are bringing new concepts to the marketplace that are saving lives and improving health. Big strides are being made in diverse...

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