More than a Molder: How DeKALB’s Value-Added Services Can Elevate Your Project

There’s a lot to think about when managing a project in the plastics industry. Navigating through the various stages of the manufacturing process, from part design and material selection to quality assurance and packaging, can be daunting, leaving one feeling easily overwhelmed. That’s where DeKALB steps in. More than just a molder for your structural […]

DeKALB Molded Plastics Announces Change in Ownership

Rick Walters and Douglas Bonecutter have purchased Jeffrey Rodgers’ interest in the company effective August 29, 2022. Butler, IN - DeKALB Molded Plastics is pleased to announce it has moved to the next generation of ownership, with Rick Walters and Douglas Bonecutter continuing as President and Vice President respectively. Jeffrey Rodgers joined the company as […]

Employee Spotlight: Jason Marker and Penni Lett

Efficiency and balance are critical roles behind DeKALB Molded Plastics’ workflow. For two DeKALB employees, Jason Marker, an Electrical Technician, and Penni Lett, a Nozzle Technician,  these initiatives inspired them to continue working and improving their skillsets in and out of the workplace. For both Jason and Penni, DeKALB has played a crucial role in […]

Assembler Finisher

Position Title: Assembler Finisher Report To: Finisher Supervisor Shift: 1st Major Functions: This position is responsible for performing small parts assembly work of a varied nature and such other final finishing operations as are necessary to compete the processing of products. Essential duties and responsibilities are as follows, other duties may be assigned. Assembles small […]

The Benefit of Using Recycled Resins   

As plastic products become more common throughout the world, we increasingly become more concerned about the effects it has on the environment. Many people call for waste control solutions, while others call for restrictions, reduction, and a push for strong recycling programs. Manufacturers are able to recycle plastic by shredding and reducing plastic products into pellets […]

What Role does Resin Selection Play in Structural Foam?

Anyone who works in the plastics industry understands how vital a role resin selection plays in injection molding, and how important it is to pick the correct resin for the correct product application. When it comes to structural foam molding, resin selection no different – choosing the right resin is critical for success. The base […]

Safety – DeKALB Molded Plastics’ Top Priority

Safety truly is a feeling, and everyone can recall a time where they did not feel safe. This uncomfortable emotion usually brings one action to the forefront – leave as soon as possible. At DeKALB Molded Plastics, safety is everything. When our employees come to work or when guests visit, we want them and their […]