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2015 Plastics Industry Leadership Award Winners

2015 Plastics Industry Leadership Award Winners

IMG_4600Protoplast is proud to once again, be the recipient of another plastics industry innovation award!

“The final winner in the Innovator category is Protoplast Inc.  Protoplast is a leading plastic injection molding company located in Cobourg, Ontario.  Protoplast has developed …

Posted on August 10th, by admin in Blog, General.
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2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners

2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners

Protoplast was 1 of 100 manufacturers world wide awarded with the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award.

“In a world of intensifying global competition and accelerating change, recipients of the ML Awards have distinguished themselves by embracing breakthrough innovation and enabling their …

Posted on June 25th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Featured in June issue of Canadian Plastics Magazine

Protoplast Featured in June issue of Canadian Plastics Magazine

Protoplast was recently featured in the June 2014 issue Canadian Plastics Magazine. Please see E-magazine article below! (Page 27)

Or alternatively, click HERE for the page.

Posted on June 25th, by admin in Blog.
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Protoplast Acquires ET Industries

Protoplast Acquires ET Industries

ET Industries

From Canada Plastics Article here:

“Cobourg, Ont.-based custom molder Protoplast Inc. has purchased consumer product maker ET Industries, which is headquartered in Toronto.

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

The purchase gives Protoplast its first line …

Posted on March 19th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Nominated for 2014 Processor of the Year Award

Protoplast Nominated for 2014 Processor of the Year Award

Protoplast Inc. was given North American wide recognition at the Plastics News Executive Forum in Tampa Florida in February. The two other contenders were larger American processors; AMA in California and, the winner, Tech Plastics, in Pennsylvania.

In addition to …

Posted on March 10th, by admin in Archive, Blog, Feature Block 1.
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ITB Injection Transfer Blow

ITB Injection Transfer Blow

The next step in the evolution of the Injection Blow technology that Protoplast has developed is the ITB (Injection Transfer Blow).  This latest phase and development has been primarily driven by our customers’ requirements to fill a void in the …

Posted on November 27th, by admin in Blog.
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Protoplast Visits K-Show in Dusseldorf, Germany

Protoplast Visits K-Show in Dusseldorf, Germany

Protoplast ‘s recent visit to the K-Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, revealed many exciting and new technologies that will soon be coming our way to North America.  Many contacts were made and renewed with colleagues in this global industry, reminding us …

Posted on October 31st, by admin in Blog.
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Protoplast Receives Renewal Certificate for Controlled Goods Program

Protoplast Receives Renewal Certificate for Controlled Goods Program

With a renewal certificate effective until 2018, Protoplast remains a proud participant of the Controlled Goods Program in Canada.  The objective of this program is to safeguard controlled goods within Canada; strengthening Canada’s defence trade controls and preventing access to …

Posted on October 31st, by admin in Blog.
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Employee Appreciation Golf Tournament

Employee Appreciation Golf Tournament

Protoplast hosted an employee appreciation golf tournament. This tournament was a was fun-filled day held on a beautiful sunny day at Ashbrook Golf Club, in Port Hope.  9 holes, plus dinner and prizes. Special thanks to the suppliers who contributed …

Posted on October 31st, by admin in Blog.
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Protoplast’s New Robotic Cell

Protoplast’s New Robotic Cell

Protoplast is pleased to announce our new robotic cell for automated assembly requirements. This new cell enables high speed custom movements that provide virtually infinite customization and tooling options. The robotic cell currently loads several compression limiters into a part …

Posted on October 31st, by admin in Blog.
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Protoplast’s Hybrid “Injection Blow” Process.

Protoplast’s Hybrid “Injection Blow” Process.

How do you design a rubber part that is both rigid yet still flexible? That was the challenge Protoplast faced when approached by one of its automotive customers. They needed a new design to meet a very difficult automotive requirement. …

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Receives Visit From Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Protoplast Receives Visit From Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Protoplast recently had a visit from Premier, Kathleen Wynne, who toured Protoplast’s injection molding and tooling facility. Recently, Protoplast was awarded an Eastern Ontario Development fund for $86,000 resulting in the creation of 15 new jobs. One of the reasons …

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Fully Integrated Tooling Division

Fully Integrated Tooling Division

Once the engineering of the part and the mold design is complete, it is handed off to the Tooling Division. Protoplast’s in-house tooling team each have CAD/CAM software experience, and use these tools to pick dimensions off computer screens. Every …

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The Protoplast Unique Warranty

The Protoplast Unique Warranty

If a client chooses to have Protoplast build the tooling and run to mold in-house, the customer will never see a repair bill! This is just one of the many benefits of choosing Protoplast for both your tooling and production …

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Huge Capital Cost? Not Anymore.

Huge Capital Cost? Not Anymore.

For customers who only need a few hundred parts per year, investing in a fully automated tool is often cost prohibitive. However at Protoplast, complex parts can be short production runs. Protoplast will often use ‘hand loaded inserts’ in the …

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Offshore Tooling Management

Offshore Tooling Management

Offshore tooling is a reality that Protoplast has embraced. For many, the initial cost has been very appealing. However if the support is not there when a client receives the offshore tooling, problems can arise. In the end, don’t be …

Posted on April 29th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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