Sometimes called "Two-Shot" or "Multi-Shot" Injection Molding, this is a newly emerging technology that combines two or more materials in a single mold. There are various processes that can be used
With IMD molding we can create a unique look never before achievable in plastics. We can manufacture your product with the look of machined metal, shiny chrome or even photo quality digital graphics.
In-Mold Labeling is a process that replaces the old, labor-intensive process of applying peel & stick labels post molding.
The term Insert Molding is a very broad term that essentially means inserting anything into a mold and molding plastic over it.
It is the goal of this company to supply quality products and services to our customers in a timely manner and at a reasonable price; and to provide our employees with a safe and pleasant work environment. We are further committed to a company-wide program for continuous quality improvement.
Established in 1981, Distinctive Plastics is a Unique Contract Manufacturer specializing in "Technical Injection Molding Services" such as Multi-shot Molding, IMD (In-Mold Decorating), IMA (In-Mold Assembly), Vertical-Insert Molding and Medical Device Molding. We also offer standard Horizontal molding, with capacities from 28-ton / 1-ounce to 500-ton / 62-ounce. DPI is dedicated to utilizing robotics and automation to deliver "Value Added" services and lower "Total Part Cost".
Our full service philosophy assures you that we can assist you from conception through production. We offer full engineering services including consultation, product design assistance, mold flow analysis, and mold design. Our Technical Services department offers In-House tooling capability along with local and off-shore sourcing of precision injection molds.
Our molding department offers competent processing of most all engineering grade and commodity resins, with experience in 2-shot molding, insert-molding, over-molding, hot runners and valve gates. As a value-added molder we include such services as ultrasonic welding, pad printing, hot stamping and assembly.
Our modern 44,000 square foot facility in Vista, California was custom built after years of careful design and study. Being the fourth building to house this company, much experience went into the design and layout. Our Injection Molding and Tooling departments are second to none and the plant layout makes for an ease of material handling and flow of finished goods. All this just makes it easier to assure our customers "On-Time and Quality" products.