How it’s Made is a Great Show, but Where Does Your Plastic Really Come From?

Written by Wall Street News on April 18th, 2016. Posted in Medical injection molding, Pharmaceutical containers and closures, Plastic injection molding process

Plastic injection molded products

Plastic is an ever-present product in your daily life. You store old trinkets in plastic bins, take food to work in Tupperware, and drink from plastic cups. Even prescription medication comes in little orange bottles made of, you guessed it, plastic. But where does that plastic come from? How is it made? What ensures quality in a plastic product?

Plastic manufacturing is a multi billion dollar industry. In 2012, plastics manufacturers shipped nearly $4 billion in goods. Not only is it one of the largest industries out there, it’s also one of the most important. Plastic is present in many ways, and its quality, as well as how it’s made, are two important factors in its importance.

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