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  • MAPP Reaches 400 Members

    Corry, PA—As a proud member of the Manufacturer’s Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) for 12+ years, Viking Plastics would like to say CONGRATULATIONS to MAPP on reaching the 400-member mark! Established in 1997, MAPP is a nonprofit Trade Association for plastics manufacturers and is the largest organization in the United States plastics industry. MAPP is…

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  • Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: A Northwest Manufacturer’s Perspective

    President Donald Trump has implemented tariffs on imported steel at 25% and aluminum imports at 10%. The tariffs that went into effect on March 23 are expected to have a far-reaching impact on prices all the way down the supply chain—and quickly. This may harm downstream manufacturers. Even if U.S. steel can be sourced, those…

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  • 5 Ways to Prevent Common Plastic Injection Molding Mistakes

    When you create a new plastic injection mold, it’s important to approach each phase of the project with careful, meticulous attention to detail to avoid plastic injection molding mistakes. Here are some of the most common plastic injection molding mistakes and how Viking Plastics helps our customers avoid them.     1. Not Communicating Effectively…

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  • How Plastics Suppliers are prepared for the Demand of Electric Vehicles

    The market for electric vehicles has grown significantly in recent years, particularly in North America, Japan, and China, where government regulatory support and rebates encourage development to help decrease gasoline consumption and CO2 emissions. According to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in June 2017, there are approximately 2 million electric vehicles in…

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  • 3 Benefits of Implementing Lean Manufacturing

    There is a lot riding on the decision to work with a manufacturer or parts supplier, so it’s important to understand the company you are partnering with, right down to everyday processes and cost-control measures. You want to work with a company that has a long-standing track record of customer service and on-time delivery, and…

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  • Viking Plastics Introduces New Assembly Line Dust Cap for Automotive Fluid Handling Systems

    Viking Plastics Introduces New Assembly Line Dust Cap for Automotive Fluid Handling Systems Corry, PA — November 27, 2017 —Viking Plastics, a leading injection molding and value-added assembly service provider, has expanded its product offering to include Metal Seal Fittings (MSF) Caps, a protective dust cap for use on automotive assembly lines. The MSF Cap…

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