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 […]
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 […]
Butler, IN – DeKALB Molded Plastics announced today the promotion of Doug Bonecutter to general manager. In his new position, Doug will lead the daily operations of the company, where he will continue to ensure exceptional customer service and employee satisfaction is achieved. In addition to running the day-to-day operations at DeKALB, his role will […]
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 […]
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Position Title: Process Technician (3rd Shift) Report To: Senior Process Technician This position is responsible for technically supporting the molding operation. This person will start up the presses to ensure that we are running good parts. This person analyzes and troubleshoots new and existing tools, as well as all processing concerns. Essential duties and responsibilities are […]