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Dear Joslyn: Forecasting and Planning

Dear Joslyn:
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How to Tell if Your Thermoforming Company Is up to the task

Do you face challenges with your current thermoforming company getting products delivered on time and on budget? Are you running into quality issues? Are you ...
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Dear Joslyn: CNC Trimming

Dear Joslyn: I recently received a quote for thermoformed parts and the required tooling. I was surprised to see a CNC fixture was included in the cost. I thought ...
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Dear Joslyn: Cosmetic Features

Dear Joslyn: I’m exploring cosmetic options for a part I’m having thermoformed. I know there are various colors and textures of plastic available. What else can you ...
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What Is ITAR?

  • Joslyn Manufacturing
  • 02.08.2021
  • ITAR
Conducting business with government agencies, such as the Department of Defense, requires adherence to many rules and regulations. One of these is the International ...
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Dear Joslyn: Classified Info

Dear Joslyn: The government agency that I work for is looking to award a contract for thermoformed covers. The criteria our suppliers must meet is very stringent since ...
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What to Consider When Choosing Which Plastic Sheet to Use

When you think of something plastic, what do you picture? Maybe it’s a milk jug or the lid to your disposable coffee cup. 
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Dear Joslyn: What’s the Biggest Part You Can Thermoform?

Dear Joslyn: I’m an engineer working with an agricultural client. They’re looking to redesign their hay balers and move from metal to plastic. I have no worries on the ...
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Dear Joslyn: UV Materials

Dear Joslyn: I’ve noticed some of the plastic components on my farm equipment are cracking and fading. I looked into having them repaired and painted, but custom-colored ...
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5 Reasons You Should Switch from Sheet Metal to Thermoformed Plastic

Sheet metal and thermoformed plastics are common options that have very different impacts on your time, budget and product performance. What if I told you that you could ...
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