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The Rodon Blog - A Focus on Plastic Injection Molding and American Manufacturing

The Benefits of Turnkey Manufacturing: Discounted Prices, Greater Quality

How to Avoid Common Injection Molding Defects

How to Design the Perfect Plastic Part

Plastic Injection Molding 101 - Determining the cost of a mold

Planning for 2017: 7 Benefits of Manufacturing in the U.S.

4 Ways The Rodon Group Contributes to Sustainable Manufacturing

Top 10 Plastic Injection Molding Posts of 2016

10 Resources for American Made Holiday Gifts

How to Look For American-Made Products

Hydraulic, Electric, and Hybrid Plastic Injection Molding: Which Process is Right for You?

Celebrating American-Made on November 19

Understanding Plastic Injection Molding Volumes

5 questions to answer for an injection molding quote

How Your Business Will Benefit From a Turnkey Manufacturer

Celebrating Manufacturing's Past and Future at The Rodon Group

6 Resources to Help Navigate the World of Plastic Injection Molding

Key Terms to Know Regarding Plastic Injection Molding

Students and STEM: Manufacturing our Future

6 Common Injection Molding Defects and How To Avoid Them

15 Facts That Can’t Be Ignored About U.S. Manufacturing [Infographic]

Veterans Should Consider a Toolmaking Career

Injection Molding vs 3D Printing

Favorite American Brands Made in Pennsylvania

Recycling, Plastics, and Rio de Janeiro in 2016

The Presidential Campaign Comes to Hatfield, Pennsylvania

Why Consider Outsourcing Your Plastic Injection Molding

3 Case Studies for Custom Plastic Injection Molding

Top 5 Most Common Plastic Resins for Injection Molding

4 "Made in America" Buying Tips for July 4th

An Olympic Journey to Rio for a Rodon Family Member

Plastic Injection Molding 101: Choosing the best resin material

Honor the Fallen this Memorial Day 2016

Top 12 Manufacturing and Plastic Industry Blogs to Follow

[eBook] An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

The Importance of Design Engineering in Plastic Injection Molding

Everyday items made using plastic injection molding

Injection Molds 101: Cold Runner vs. Hot Runner Molds

The Importance of Sustainable Manufacturing on Earth Day and Every Day

Plastic Injection Molding: Design to Part II

Exposing students to the "coolness" of manufacturing

Plastic Injection Molding: Design to Part

10 Must-Ask Questions for Choosing a Plastic Injection Molder [PDF guide]

Plastic Injection Molding Basics 101 - The Injection Press

Top tooling tips to ensure perfect plastic parts

Understanding the hidden risks in an offshore supply chain  + [INFOGRAPHIC]

Insight into Today’s Skills Gap Problem

A Brief History of the American Manufacturing Industry + Infographic

A Green and Sustainable Factory at The Rodon Group

NIST/MEP's Workforce Tips for Manufacturers

Focus on Quality | Plastic Injection Molding at The Rodon Group

Case Study: Plastic Injection Molded Display Components

The Importance of Quality Certifications in Manufacturing

[eBook + Infographic] How to Manufacture a Perfect Plastic Part

Top 3 Predictions for the Future of Robotics

Innovative Robotics and End-of-Arm Tooling

5 Manufacturing Leaders Who Contributed to Today's Advancements

A Day of Service, A Lesson in Leadership

Most Commonly Used Plastic Molding Terms

Top Trends for Plastics Manufacturing in 2016 and Beyond

Manufacturing Methods of Plastic Molding (Including Infographic)

The Top 10 Plastic Injection Molding Posts of 2015

Made in the USA: Is It Cheaper Than Previously Thought?

Building a Strong Manufacturing Sector in Pennsylvania

Plastic Injection Molding 101 - Costs of Manufacturing a Mold

Innovative Solutions to Maximize Manufacturability

Holiday 2015: American Made Gifts & How K'NEX Parts Are Made

[Infographic] The Plastic Injection Manufacturing Process

Giving Thanks for Our Employees, Customers, and Suppliers

An Alliance Focused on the Future of Manufacturing

American Made Matters Day: A Celebration for the Holiday Season

A Win for Everyone - Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers

How to Select the Best Resin for Your Plastic Injection Part

The Heavy Truth about Injection Molds

Apprenticeship Week, Restoring the Link between Hard Work and Opportunity

New eBook - How to Manufacture a Perfect Plastic Part

The Robot Zombie Apocalypse

What the Millennial Generation Thinks About Manufacturing

Five Benefits of Embracing Sustainability and Green Manufacturing

Made in the USA Success Story: An Interview with Josh Miller

Manufacturing a Perfect Plastic Part

Manufacturing Day, a Nationwide Celebration of American Ingenuity

Manufacturing By The Numbers

The History of Manufacturing Day

How to Build a Precision Mold for Perfect Parts

Manufacturing News You May Have Missed This Summer

What Will a Future Full of Robots Look Like?

Recruiting the Next Generation on Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Perfect Plastic Parts with Precision Molding

Celebrating the Manufacturing Women of America

ThomasNet Survey Highlights New Manufacturing Trends

How ordinary items are made using plastic injection molding

Gaining skills with manufacturing internships and co-op opportunities

Engineering students make the simple complex at the Rube Goldberg contest

How to choose the best resin material for your plastic part?

Inspiring Today's Youth Through Film 

Counting down to Manufacturing Day 2015

Top 5 Types of Plastic Molding 

50 Shades of Grey Plastic Parts: Redux

Women in Manufacturing: From Rosie the Riveter to Rose the CEO

Plastic Innovations for a Healthier Planet

[Guest Post] Reshoring in America: Current Issues and Future Outlook

The Future of Plastics: The Material of Choice

Interested in learning more about plastic injection molding?

The Integration and Collaboration of Design and Engineering

Improve Learning with Hands-on Activities

Can Robots + Humans = the Ideal Workforce? 

A Well-Designed Injection Mold Leads to Manufacturing Success

Celebrate July 4th and Buy American-Made

How Reach Regulations Impact Exports

Manufacturers Forum - A Morning Well Spent

Millennials in Manufacturing: How Can We Make it Happen?

The First Fathers of Manufacturing

How to Improve Product Safety through Regulatory Compliance

How to Avoid Scheduling Problems with Offshore Suppliers

Top 4 Factors About U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Today

The True Cost of Using an Offshore Supplier

Quality Certifications and Why They Matter

Sally Ride and the Women of NASA

Buy American-Made Products and Boost Employment [VIDEO]

Join us in NYC for the Design & Manufacturing show

The Maker Movement Inspires a Generation [article + infographic]

5 Spring-Cleaning Tips for U.S. Manufacturers

Plastic Part Design and Manufacturability

Women Engineering Their Way to the Top

The importance of women in STEM

Top Injection Molding Questions for The Rodon Group

What do cars and caps have in common?

The"Made in China" Era Could Be Coming to an End

INFOGRAPHIC: Environmental Sustainability at Rodon

A Sustainable Earth Through Sustainable Manufacturing

A Positive Outlook for Manufacturing in Philadelphia Region

Bringing Our Work Home - American Manufacturing

Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Survey Proves Consumers Want American-Made Products

Making manufacturing a priority, locally and nationally

The U.S. Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Improve design versatility with customized plastics

What Keeps You Up At Night?

Save Time and Money with Professional Mold Maintenance

Iconic American brands made in Pennsylvania

INFOGRAPHIC: St. Patty's Day Fun Facts

INFOGRAPHIC: Minimize your supply chain risks

Help Wanted: Skills for Manufacturing Jobs

Why Manufacturers Need Millennials for Future Growth

50 Shades of Grey Plastic Parts

Learning by Example from Manufacturing Success Stories

VIDEO: Inside The Rodon Group

The Democratization of Manufacturing

West Coast Ports Sideline Offshore Shipments

Minimize your offshore supply chain risks

Perfect Parts with Precision Plastic Molding

Building (New) Worlds Kids Love with K'NEX in 2015

White House Makes Manufacturing Innovation a Priority

Sustainability in plastics manufacturing

The Whole Truth About 3D Printing

Plastic injection molding in everyday items

Improve Efficiency with a Material Requirement Planning system

Manufacturing Trends from New ThomasNet Survey

A New Year's Resolution for All Americans

2014 Top Articles on Plastic Injection Molding

A little holiday humor

Planning for 2015: Benefits of manufacturing in the U.S.

Wintery Holiday Wishes

A Holiday Video to Bring You Some Cheer

A Holiday message from The Rodon Group

Happy Hanukkah

The Rodon Group's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

A New Slideshow - When to Use a Precision Injection Molder

Injection Molding Machine Basics

Five questions for an injection molding quote

Thanks to Our Customers; Past, Present, and Future

A Big Win - Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers

Superheroes and STEM: 21st century cool

Making manufacturing a priority for America

United States Veterans, We Salute You

When to use a precision custom plastic injection molder

Scary plastic part defects and how to avoid them

American Made Matters Day: A Call-to-Action for Consumers

The Pros and Cons of Cold Versus Hot Runner Molds

Remaining an environmentally sustainable business

Manufacturing Tomorrow’s Future- a re-cap of 2014 MFG Day at The Rodon Group

We’re so excited…Manufacturing Day 2014 is Friday, October 3rd

Get Ready for Manufacturing Day with our Top Video Picks

Manufacturing Day and STEM education

Create Jobs, Buy American Made

Walmart Summit Spotlights American Manufacturers

We're looking for your feedback

The Rodon Group and High-Volume Molding

Want to learn more about plastic injection molding?

Types of plastic molding

Building The Future|The Atlantic and Siemens team-up for insightful conversations.

Material Requirement Planning system improves manufacturing efficiency

The Rodon Group partners with Indian Creek Foundation

How to Achieve Perfect Plastic Parts

Buy American-Made Products to Celebrate July 4th

Manufactured in America: An Infographic on How K'NEX Parts Are Made

Select USA encourages U.S. Manufacturing Investment and Innovation

Making-it-Better in Pennsylvania

It takes a village to create a future with STEM education

The Rodon Group to exhibit in New York at the Javits

Come visit us in NYC on June 10

"An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding" | New eBook from The Rodon Group

New eBook from The Rodon Group "An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding"

Earth Day is here to stay

An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

Manufacturing and millenials

Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership launches new infographic

If you can think it, we can make it.

Automation keeps American Manufacturers competitive

Ten reasons to reshore your plastic injection molding

Why outsourcing your plastic injection molding can improve your bottom line.

Getting ready for technical manufacturing careers.

Plastic injection molding 101 - Common terminology

What does it take to become an Olympian?

The Rodon Group Makes Commitment to Go Green by Enrolling in Demand Response Program

The Rodon Group passes ethical sourcing audit with flying colors

How to select a plastic injection molder for your next project

Custom plastics assume a greater role in product design

Achieving manufacturing excellence through employee retention

Let us give thanks

Plastic Injection Molding 101 – Types of plastic molding

Infographic....American Manufacturing and skilled workers

Are you inspired to buy American-made?

Celebrate American, Buy American!

Giving thanks for the MS Cyclepaths

Honor American workers by purchasing their American-made products

Bringing jobs back to the U.S. with the “Million American Jobs Project

Tap into our new website

Demand-driven factory management exceeds customer expectations

Chinese worker unrest is spreading

You can't shut down Manufacturing Day

Key Ingredients to Achieving Perfect Plastic Parts

The Rodon Group invests in new technology

Lisa Christman, Sr. Director of Human Resources for The Rodon Group receives honors

15 must ask questions for choosing an injection molder

Celebrating Pennsylvania's iconic American brands

Staying Close to Shore: A look at manufacturers who never left the US.

Plastic Injection Molding 101 - Cold runner versus hot runner molds

The Rodon Group launches new website

How manufacturers can cut their energy bills; lessons learned by The Rodon Group

Bringing Toy Manufacturing Back to U.S.

Plastic Injection Molding 101 - The Basics of an Injection Press

Newsroom Alert - TV coverage for The Made in America Act

Congressman Fitzpatrick announces Made In America Act at The Rodon Group

The Rodon Group answers your top questions

Michael Araten, President and CEO of K’NEX Brands, LP recognized by STEM Connector®.

The Rodon Group supports a great American athlete

Plastic Injection Molding Robotics in Action

Your Crash Course in Precision Mold Design

The Rodon Group supports STEM education

Visit Rodon at the Philadelphia Convention Center, June 18- June 20

Philadelphia World Trade Center honors K’NEX Brands and The Rodon Group

STEM education getting the attention it deserves.

Reshoring Toys

American Made Plastic Parts in Your Home/Business

Energy efficiency at The Rodon Group.

Infographic: Robots and Automation Bring Jobs Back to the US

The Rodon Group Embraces Environmental Stewardship

Hubspot features The Rodon Group in a recent article.

The Rodon Group is pleased to announce “Made in the USA” movie release

The Boston Marathon and the resiliency of the American Spirit

Building an Innovative Mousetrap.

Case study reveals cost benefits of sourcing injection molding.

Choosing the lowest bid for your injection mold can be a costly mistake.

The Rodon Group and K'NEX manufacture future engineers.

Media spotlight on The Rodon Group and K’NEX Brands

How Plastic Parts are Made - A Video Tour

The Rodon Group gets press for their "Cheaper Than China" pricing

Michael Araten, President and CEO of The Rodon Group featured on Fox Business

The Rodon Group trains their latest robot, Baxter.

Rodon Wins Plastics News Excellence Award for Industry and Public Service

A New Level of Automation at The Rodon Group

Rodon Adds Baxter, America’s First Adaptive Manufacturing Robot to its Automated Facility

Update...Is China using wartime tactics to steal top U.S. government secrets?

Can manufacturing companies recycle effectively?

Baxter, a new kind of robot at the Rodon Group

How everyday items are made using plastic injection molding

Do you work with a sustainable injection molding company?

The Robots of Rodon

The Rodon Group is a Finalist for Processor of the Year Award

Up Close with Plastic Injection Molding Tools

New Year’s American-Made Resolution

The Rodon Group, 2012 in Review

Rodon's "Cheaper Than China" marketing campaign receives high praise

The Rodon Group and the making of K’NEX Construction toys.

The Presidential visit to The Rodon Group receives local support.

The Rodon Group Working with the White House

The Rodon Group hosts President Obama

The Rodon Group hosts President Obama

Rube Goldberg’s legacy – A tribute to engineering ingenuity.

The Rodon Group honors the legacy of founder Irving Glickman.

News Magazine 60 Minutes highlights need for skilled workers.

What do cars and toothbrushes have in common?

Robotics & Automation at The Rodon Group

The Upside to Hurricane Sandy

Made in America: Trend against outsourcing brings jobs back from China

K'NEX® Brands and The Rodon Group Celebrate an American-Made Holiday Season

Plastic Injection Molding FAQ

Manufacturing optimism is on the rise

Rodon Group's Tony Hofmann Discusses Robotics

Manufacturing Day and The Rodon Group support STEM education

STEM jobs get celebrity endorsement

Celebrate "Philly Made" with Michael Araten.

The Rodon Group to host a Manufacturing Day Event on October 5, 2012

The Rodon Group Celebrates Labor Day's 130th birthday and the Contributions of the American Worker

Can Manufacturing Be Fun?

Green Initiatives Reflect Commitment to Sustainable Manufacturing

Made in the USA film and rebuilding our economy

The State of Manufacturing in Pennsylvania

Don Rongione, Founder of American Made Matters, responds to writer of article titled ‘Medals, not uniforms, are what matters’

The Rodon Group...we're here, we're there, we're everywhere.

Tom Moore answers questions about The Rodon Group's capabilities

K'NEX and The Rodon Group proudly support a winning athlete, Matt Baranoski.

How one CEO differentiates his American company from the Chinese competition.

Derek Singleton at Software Advice.com shares his insights on reshoring.

Are Americans concerned about U.S. Manufacturing?

Made in the USA, The 30 Day Journey: a film project

The Rodon Group and K'NEX are PA Proud.

K'NEX® Brands and The Rodon Group Celebrate Nation's Birthday

Injection Molder’s Message to Foreign Competitors: ‘Bring It On!’

Successful Strategies from K'NEX Brands CEO Michael Araten

Is American Manufacturing alive and well?

K’NEX®, Rodon Group Named SmartCEO 100 Best-Run Company

K'NEX brands brings manufacturing jobs back to the American Economy.

K’NEX Brands and The Rodon Group Reaffirm Commitment to American Manufacturing

Plastic Injection Molding Factory Tour

Plastic Injection Molding - Customer Testimonial

Brands beware. China takes intellectual property piracy to a new level

New cooling towers, 25 years later

Injected molded plastics make a fashion statement.

The K'NEX Story: Marrying Fun and Function with Small Plastic Parts

Local manufacturing pioneer, Irving Glickman to celebrate his 100th birthday

Earth Day and Sustainable Manufacturing.

How to Build a Mold for Your Custom Plastic Products

The Rodon Group/K’NEX Brands President and CEO Michael Araten Participates in Upcoming Corporate Philanthropy Summit

Mutual Admiration

Is Your Plastic Injection Molding Company Sustainable?

New Study notes positive trends in U.S. manufacturing.

Plastics News Covers K'NEX and Tinkertoy Partnership

Welcome home!

Plastics News Processor of the Year Finalist Award Video

American Made Matters: Support American Manufacturing

Rodon Named Finalist for Plastics News Processor of the Year Award

Injection Molding FAQ

K'NEX Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Awarding K’NEXpert Contest Winners $20,000 Savings Bonds

What American Made Means to Us

K’NEX Donates Building Sets to 'Toys for the North' Charity

New Starbucks Create Jobs for USA Campaign

Rodon and K'NEX sponsor Cyclepaths in the MS 150 City to Shore Ride

K’NEX and Cedar Point to Host Second Great Thrill Ride Build-Off

How American Made Matters Helps U.S. Plastic Injection Molding Companies

Pa. manufacturers reviving 'Made in America' label

American Made Matters: What You Can Do for Your Country and Our Future

K’NEX/Rodon Team Makes Strong Case for U.S. Manufacturing

K'NEX Brands is Pleased to be Among the Manufacturers in the Annual Toys“R”Us Holiday Hot Toy List

K’NEX CEO Michael Araten Speaks on Executive Leaders Radio Program

Employee Expert Q and A: Tom Moore, Rodon Plant Manager

Live Chat: Rodon talks energy efficient injection molding

American Made Matters August Newsletter

Made (again) in the USA: The return of American manufacturing

K’NEX® Inducted into the Made in the USA Hall of Fame

Rodon Upgrades Cooling Towers: Improvements Reflect Continued Investment in U.S. Manufacturing

A true winner in the Rodon family

PA Proud: 'Worlds kids love' created daily

Rodon Combines Competitive Pricing with Toy Industry Expertise

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