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Automation Plastics continues to grow, adding new capabilities and resources to offer the best molding operations, precision plastic machining and specialized assembly.

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If you are looking to make plastic parts, you should consider plastic injection molding. As one of the most reliable and efficient plastic manufacturing processes, plastic injection molding is a convenient and cost-effective way to make high-quality plastic parts.   Compared to other methods of plastic fabrication, plastic injection molding enables better:  Time savings  Precision molding   Process control  […]

Injection molding is one of the best and most cost-effective ways to manufacture high-quality plastic parts. The benefits of plastic injection molding include:   Enhanced design flexibility   Higher part quality and durability  Speedy production  Automated workflows   And much more. It’s no wonder that the global market for plastic injection molding is expected to grow from $139 billion in […]

Will Wilke, production manager and sub-plant manager at Automation Plastics, was recognized by the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) with an Above & Beyond Award for leadership. The MAPP Above & Beyond Awards were established to celebrate individuals who have made a major difference in their organizations. With the unique hardships of 2020, exceptional […]

Automation Plastics was recognized by the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) with an Innovation Award for the Pump Insert Automated Degating System. The MAPP Innovation Awards were established to recognize innovative solutions to common issues. Automation Plastics won the award for developing a new automated degating system. Automation Plastics produces nearly 200 million inserts […]

Automation Plastics is pleased to welcome Marcia Ciryak as the National Sales Manager. Marcia has over 25 years of experience in sales, business development and marketing. Known for starting businesses and bringing them to success, we are looking forward to utilizing her expertise in the sales arena here at Automation Plastics.

Automation Plastics was one of four companies which received the 2018 “Safety Best Practices Award” at the Environment Health and Safety Summit in Columbus, OH presented by MAPP. MAPP had approximately 30 submissions which a team of judges narrowed down to 10. Four winners were selected by a vote of the network of MAPP members […]

Automation Plastics Corporation welcomed two 88 ton all-electric Arburg 420a molding machines to replace two aging presses.

In an effort to support our growing business, Automation Plastics Corporation took delivery today of our brand new Okuma CNC Lathe which is already 100% booked… Automation has unique capabilities as we are one of the few injection molders which also does post machining of precision molded parts.

Walk through custom injection molder Automation Plastics’ plant and you will find two extremes. Some of the presses are turning out millions of tiny precision-molded parts, while other presses are producing precision parts with 3-inch thick walls that weigh more than 20 pounds each. “One of the things that is unique about Automation Plastics is […]

Automation Plastics is pleased to welcome Ken Wedel as Director of Operations. Ken has over 20 years’ experience in plastics injection molding process. He has a manufacturing engineering degree from Western Michigan University and has held a variety of roles within automotive, commercial and packaging in the injection molding industry. In his most recent position […]

Like many in our industry, Automation Plastics has been practicing the 5-S methodology for a number of years. In the past year, however, the organization has identified Safety and Spirit as foundational to the effectiveness of Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. “Safety” is embodied in our Quality Policy’s focus on providing a […]

Automation Plastics Corporation of Aurora, Ohio, achieved certification of registration to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard for Quality Management Systems on 3 April 2018. Automation’s assessment was performed by Advantage International Registrar, Inc., of Raleigh, NC. We recognize that the effort and dedication of our biggest asset, our employees, continues to be the key ingredient of […]

In an effort to support our growth, we are pleased to announce the addition of our latest new press! We took delivery last week of a new Niigata 200 ton all-electric molding machine.

Automation Plastics Corporation is pleased to welcome Dave Robison, who will join the Automation Plastics team as the Vice President of Engineering. Robison brings over 28 years of engineering and product development experience in the plastics industry, most recently as the Senior Manager of Engineering of Global Gas Components with Honeywell. “I have had the […]