A student details how the Accumold Scholars Program works.

Alyson Riesberg The Accumold Scholars program is designed to fill Accumold’s critical talent pipeline by attracting high quality students. The program is specially designed in partnership with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), and students who enroll in the program … Continued

What is the lead time for micro molding?

Jeremy Klisares, Shawn Thibeault, & Zach Hayman It’s a question we get quite a bit from OEMs and engineers, what is the lead time for micro molding? Generally speaking, the lead time for micro mold tooling is 4-7 weeks, but … Continued

Aaron Johnson on The Robot Industry Podcast

Our own Vice President of Customer Strategy, Aaron Johnson, was invited onto the The Robot Industry Podcast to discuss the invention of micro molding and the demand for micro plastics. Show host Jim Beretta asked what actually classifies as micro … Continued

The micro mold brings miniaturization to MedTech

Micro mold technology creates injection molded components that observe micron tolerances and incredible levels of detail. Due to the miniaturization of medical devices, this technology has become the lynchpin for medtech’s most incredible medical breakthroughs. Medical devices, including both surgical … Continued

Micro Molding: The toolroom perspective & DfMM

Jeremy St. Peter There is a world of difference between how a product looks on a computer screen and reality. At the beginning of the design stage of product development, it is vital to give due consideration to the scale … Continued

How To Avoid Supply Chain Disruption

Tom Murphy The COVID-19 pandemic crippled the global supply chain delaying critical medical supplies, and even your favorite toilet paper. But Accumold was relatively unaffected, escaping the fate so many other companies suffered from. This wasn’t by accident, and we’re … Continued

How Accumold Keeps Its Edge

Mark Schilling The continuous process improvement (CPI) program is designed to involve all employees in the never-ending process to push Accumold to be better in all aspects of our business.  Any ideas to improve quality, safety, or productivity, no matter … Continued

Even micro flaws can become a big deal.

Brian Daniels Standard deviation exists in every single project. The two by fours framing out your new kitchen all vary in length to a small degree. It is minuscule (hopefully) but it is present. The same is true in manufacturing. … Continued

High-Flow Resin Challenges For Injection Molding

Tom Murphy When designing a new device, component, or complex injection-molded part, world-class OEM engineers and rookies alike come to the same choke point when selecting the perfect micro mold material. Your instinct may be to opt for a familiar … Continued