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Dear Joslyn: UV Materials

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Dear Joslyn: Utilizing 3D Printing

Dear Joslyn: I’m helping my customer take their product from concept to reality. They are in need of a prototype part to test fit and function, but they don’t want to ...
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Dear Joslyn: Injection Molding vs. Thermoforming

Dear Joslyn: I’m looking for a company to manufacture plastic golf tees – in the millions. After some internet research, it looks like either thermoforming or injection ...
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Dear Joslyn: Avoiding Supply Chain Disruptions

Dear Joslyn:  One of my main material suppliers is unable to deliver my order as promised. Not only does this disrupt production at my facility, but now I won’t be able ...
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Dear Joslyn: My Coworkers Are Reluctant to Change

Dear Joslyn: I have worked in both manufacturing and office settings. In each position, I’ve encountered many employees that struggle to embrace and accept change. It ...
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Dear Joslyn: What Factors Go Into the Cost of Launching a Product?

Dear Joslyn: I just received quotes for my new product launch. I knew this process wouldn’t be cheap, but I’m still surprised by the cost. What gives? – Penny Baggs
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Dear Joslyn: Thermoformed Plastic Parts

Dear Joslyn: What are some of the everyday products made using thermoforming? – Justin Case
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Dear Joslyn: Customer-Supplied Tooling

Dear Joslyn: I’ve been awarded a job where the customer said they would supply their own tooling. What has shown up on my dock appears to be created by Frankenstein ...
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Flame-Resistant Plastic Materials

Dear Joslyn: I am designing an electrical cover for a customer. I need a material that won’t catch fire or burn a hole in my customer’s pocket. What do you suggest? – ...
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Dear Joslyn: What Is the Vacuum Forming Process?

Dear Joslyn: I’m looking for a source for thin-gauge packaging. A colleague recommended vacuum forming, but I’ve never heard of it. Can you help me understand what ...
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