Plastic Injection Molding vs 3D Printing

When it comes to producing complex parts for production, many companies debate between using plastic injection molding technology or 3D printing the pieces instead. Each are viable options with their own benefits. 3D printing uses additive technology, adding material a bit at a time from scratch, using software prototypes. Plastic injection molding injects molten material […]



The Uses of Plastic and Rubber Extrusions in the Military

Plastic and rubber extrusion products are commonly used in the military. Defense systems require a lot of different components for various applications. To create both simple and complex parts, the extrusion process is used to meet exact specifications over repeated creations. This is especially important in the military and defense industry. The Extrusion Process The […]


A Closer Look at The Die Cutting Process

The process of die cutting is versatile, allowing manufacturers to create almost any type of shape or pattern and in different types of materials. Creating a custom job is easy to do with this process, so every industry can utilize die cuts. To understand more about what the process includes, here is a closer look […]


Signs of High-Quality Plastic Extrusions

Partnering with a plastic extrusion company is a serious commitment. Whether it is a single order or a long-term arrangement, it is important to pick a partner who produces quality results at a reasonable price. Many products made with plastic extrusion are buried in automotive products, aerospace machinery, solar industry components, or another high-pressure performance […]


How to Choose an Automotive Die Cutting Partner

An automotive company depends on their reputation for providing high-quality parts. Once those products are passed on to customers and installed in vehicles, it becomes their own reputation that is on the line which is why dealers, repair shops, and manufacturers expect quality. The market continues to demand quality in less time and for lower […]


Rubber Molding Versus Silicone Rubber Injection Molding

When placing an order for rubber molding, there are several different options between manufacturers. The right type of rubber for the job will make all the difference in the finished product, but which is the right one for your project? Here is a quick reference guide for your next rubber injection molding job. Rubber Molding […]


The Link Between Transparency And Supply Chain

The Link Between Transparency and an Efficient Supply Chain

Consumers have become increasingly aware of how businesses work, not just what products they make and services they offer. The number of customers who care about a brand’s impact on the environment are growing every year. Cone Communication did a survey in 2015 that showed 81 percent of global consumers care about transparency, or how […]


Ways Simulation is Improving the Development of Products | Clark Rubber and Plastic

Ways Simulation is Improving the Development of Products

Simulations are taking over the entertainment world with improvements in movies and virtual reality in video games. One area that you might not expect to find simulation is product development. Not only is simulation a great tool for developers, but it is changing the industry as we know it. From engineering to avionics, the presence […]