A Guide to Submitting an RFQ for Estimating Thermoforming Costs

Need a quote for a thermoforming project? Consider these factors first.

Knowing what goes into the cost estimate for a thermoformed plastic project will help you create an effective RFQ (request for quote), leading to a more accurate estimate from the supplier. Many factors go into the cost of the product, including material, quantity, manufacturing process, size, tooling, tolerances and production time.

This guide outlines what information you’ll need to include, and how the different factors may affect the costing estimate.