Liberating Design How Retailers and Designers are Embracing 3D Printing | Clark Rubber & Plastic

Liberating Design: How Retailers and Designers are Embracing 3D Printing

One of the biggest benefits of using a 3D printing technology is customization. Mass producing products work in some industries, but not everyone can make a profit off this business model. Even when mass producing products is the main manufacturing plan, there are still plenty of opportunities to make a bigger profit from offering customization […]



How to Optimize Your Production Planning and Scheduling to Save time and Money | Clark Rubber & Plastic

How to Optimize Your Production Planning and Scheduling to Save Time and Money

One of the most complicated parts of being in the manufacturing industry is managing production times. As a vital part of a supply chain, each company relies on another to stay on a schedule and do their part to complete the job. The most successful companies have a plan that is realistic and well organized […]


How to Put Human into Your Manufacturing Process | Clark Rubber & Plastic

How to Put Human into Your Manufacturing Process

In manufacturing, it seems that the human-factor is disappearing when you look at it on the outside. It is easy to make that assumption when you think about all the machines, software, and automation that is currently there, as well as the innovation that is ongoing. However, there is a large human part of this […]


3D Printing Disrupting the Supply Chain | Clark Rubber and Plastic

How 3D Printing is Disrupting the Supply Chain

Supply chains must be efficient to be successful, which is why innovative ideas are always hitting them. Processes are refined, added to, taken away from, and improved over time. Each improvement takes effort, creative ideas, money, and time. As digital technology improves, and automation becomes more common, changes have happened more frequently. The biggest advancement […]


Virtual Reality and Its Impact on Designing Products | Clark Rubber & Plastic

Virtual Reality and Its Impact on Designing Products

Virtual reality is more than just a fun way to play video games. This technology is becoming more prominent across multiple industries, especially in product design and manufacturing. It is helping to create better products in less time and with less money. Less Time In a traditional form of production, manufacturing companies go through several […]


A Guide to Safety Management in Manufacturing | Clark Rubber & Plastic

A Guide to Safety Management in Manufacturing

Manufacturing is an industry with unique safety risks because of the work involved. In 1970, Congress passed the Occupational Health and Safety Act (or OSHA) help reduce hazards in the workplace for employers and employees. With safety management, there is a focus to put proper protocols in place and everyone takes preventative measures, workplaces injuries […]


Artificial Intelligence and How It Could Transform Manufacturing | Clark Rubber & Plastic

Artificial Intelligence and How It Could Transform Manufacturing

The manufacturing world has had a lot of innovative changes in the last two decades, but none are bigger than the advances in artificial intelligence companies are seeing now. Artificial intelligence is defined as “human intelligence exhibited by machines”. When businesses apply it to their systems, it helps optimize their processes and bring on new […]


Reaching Zero Emissions in the Largest US Port Complex | Clark Rubber & Plastic

Reaching Zero Emissions in the Largest US Port Complex

Joining in the worldwide effort to improve air quality for everyone, the largest port complex in the United States has set a goal to make a difference. The twin ports, located in Los Angeles and Long Beach, cover more than 23 square miles of land and water and produce most of Southern California’s air pollution. […]