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Diversify Network of Vendors| Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Diversify Network of Vendors| Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Are Legacy Vendors Invested In Your Success? If Not, You Could Be Vulnerable to Risk.As the technologies that drive manufacturing continue to advance, processes like rapid prototyping are becoming more mainstream and in demand. To meet this demand, the vendor pool is...

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6 Common Plastic Resins for Injection Molding

6 Common Plastic Resins for Injection Molding

6 Common Plastic Resins For Injection MoldingThere are hundreds of plastic resins on the market. Each one with unique properties, advantages, and disadvantages. And, considering the importance of achieving the precise fit, form, and function for your part designs,...

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Manufacturing Processes: Injection Molding and 3D Printing

Manufacturing Processes: Injection Molding and 3D Printing

The advancement in manufacturing processes is creating an opportunity for the design engineer to manage projects more effectively and produce higher quality parts. It is also true that with more processes to select from, there are more questions as to which process should be used and for what purpose. Engineers are building their own roadmaps to create viable paths so they can systematically produce their designs and deliver products to market in a timely manner. Based on what the engineer has been exposed to, their path may not always be an optimal one. The purpose of this article is to provide the engineer with a grounded approach to determining which process type should be considered and why.

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Medical Plastic Parts: 3D Printing and Injection Molding

Medical Plastic Parts: 3D Printing and Injection Molding

Manufacturing Medical Plastic Parts: 3D Printing and Injection MoldingCOVID-19 created uncertainty in product development timelines producing medical plastic parts. Future demand for your products or services is more in doubt now than ever before. And, you are likely...

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Custom Injection Molding Company For Your Design

Custom Injection Molding Company For Your Design

Choose An Agile Injection Molding Company, Bring YOUR Designs to Market, Faster than EverIn a world accustom to instant gratification, the urgency for rapid manufacturers to help customers bring plastic injection-molded products to market faster and cheaper is more...

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Xcentric: Approved Vendor for Rapid Manufacturing

Xcentric: Approved Vendor for Rapid Manufacturing

10 Reasons to Add Xcentric as an Approved Vendor for Rapid ManufacturingInstead of choosing the same three vendors for your next quote, give Xcentric a try! We're the #2 rapid manufacturing company in the USA. And we'd like the opportunity to earn your trust for rapid...

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Aluminum Molds Vs. Steel Molds | Plastic Injection Molding

Aluminum Molds Vs. Steel Molds | Plastic Injection Molding

Aluminum Molds vs. Steel Molds: Five Critical Points of Comparison for Product Designers and Engineers  Choosing between steel and aluminum tooling is a critical decision for product designers. This is because the tool impacts part quality, cycle time, cost, and even...

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Digital Manufacturing | Robust Supply Chain

Digital Manufacturing | Robust Supply Chain

Rapid Digital Manufacturing: Linking Plastic Injection Molding To The Global Supply Chain Digital manufacturing is critical for achieving one of the post-pandemic goals: a robust and sustainable supply chain. One that can maintain the flow of business in any global...

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How To Build A Sustainable Supply Chain Post-COVID-19

How To Build A Sustainable Supply Chain Post-COVID-19

Supply Chain: More Sustainable and Agile After COVID-19COVID-19 put a kink in the global supply chain. And it exposed weaknesses with the power to halt the flow of business. Now, as the world takes steps to define a new business-as-usual post-pandemic, manufacturers...

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Xcentric Returns To Full Operations May 1, 2020

Xcentric Returns To Full Operations May 1, 2020

Xcentric Returns To Full Operations On May 1, 2020Dear Customer,  I am happy to announce that as of today, Xcentric has returned to full manufacturing operations in our two state-of-the art production plants in Michigan.  This is an important first step in helping get...

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