Safety Policy

DeKALB Molded Plastics will provide a safe and healthful workplace for all of our employees and any other who may visit or enter our facility. We will strive to provide a work environment that is free from any recognized hazard. DeKALB Molded Plastics will comply with all applicable occupational safety, health, and environment regulations. It […]

Molding Set-Up (C) Technician

Position Title: Molding Set-Up (C) Technician    Report To: Set-Up Supervisor Major Functions: The Setup (C) Technician is responsible to carry out tasks that are assigned by the Set-Up Supervisor. This person may at times work alone; however, the majority of time will be spent working as a team to perform all aspects of mold […]

Manufacturing Engineer

Position Title: Manufacturing Engineer Reports To: Engineering and Quality Assurance Manager Date: January 7, 2020 Major Functions: Responsible for providing necessary information to the sales department for quoting purposes, program management support for all new and existing launches and technical support for all processes both new and existing. Essential duties and responsibilities are as follows, […]

Gas Assist Molding

Providing a one-stop-shop for our customers’ plastic and assembly requirements, DeKALB Molded Plastics utilizes three main plastic manufacturing processes to create our products: structural foam, gas counter-pressure, and gas assist. Beginning in the mid-1990s, our team began using gas assist as a way to enhance part performance and aesthetics with a footprint as large as […]

Structural Foam for Seating

Everyone that buys a low-end plastic chair understands two basic things: one, the chair will likely be cheap and two, they will likely need to buy a replacement shortly after due to minimal construction qualities. What if these qualities could be enhanced in production? Structural foam provides the strength that will make chairs last. Whether […]

Structural Foam

What is Structural Foam? Structural foam plastic molding is an injection molding process that utilizes a foaming agent that mixes with the base resin in the polymer melt before being injected into the mold. This mixture becomes a combined polymer/gas melt. This process allows for less volume of plastic than a solid injection molded part […]