Molded Dimensions is Essential Business: Open and Shipping Product.

The Coronavirus situation continues to change daily. Here are the updates from Molded Dimensions.

1) Employees: We are initiating work from home for positions where this is possible. Our manufacturing employees, and other essential staff, in Wisconsin continue to report for work and production continues as normal. In addition to regular workplace sanitizing, we continue to provide ways to social distance ourselves and reduce cross-contamination between departments and facilities.

2) Raw Material Supply: We continue to monitor our supply base to assure our raw material stock is available to provide uninterrupted supply for our customers.

3) Production Commitment: Our manufacturing employees are considered "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers." We do not plan to shut down manufacturing and shipping unless required to do so by governmental restrictions.

Best regards,
Patrick Roddy
VP Sales
(262) 284-9455
(262) 284-9455

Relationships and Flexibility Address Supply Chain Headaches

Posted on May 6, 2021 by The Molded Dimensions Team

On Feb. 5, the Biden administration announced plans to leverage the Defense Production Act (DPA) to bolster vaccine production, boost the availability of virus tests, and increase the supply of personal protective equipment such as masks, shields and gloves.

So how does this effect the manufacturers of urethane parts such as Molded Dimensions? One of the main polyols used in the manufacturing of urethane is polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) and it made the DPA list. With the domestic supply of PTMEG already running short, an unanticipated government order created a significant hurdle. This crisis materialized quickly, but a solution seemed quite the opposite.
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Best of Both Worlds: Molded Dimensions bridges the gap between domestic and off-shore parts manufacturing

Posted on April 19, 2021 by The Molded Dimensions Team

Outsourcing parts production overseas may come with some labor cost savings, but the tradeoff in quality, project management and freight are often much more costly. When researching rubber molders around the globe, the considerations need to go beyond just flat cost per part.

To help customers find the best total project cost without sacrificing quality and service, Molded Dimensions offers its exclusive GlocalSource program. Molded Dimensions takes on all the responsibility for quality, logistics and inventory by using qualified partners with lower labor costs in Asia.
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Our People Are the Difference

Posted on March 24, 2021 by The Molded Dimensions Team

When our company incorporated in 1954 as Robbins Plastics and Rubber, our manufacturing plant was located in Cedarburg and we produced rubber O-rings, tubes and sheets. Our signature rubber and polyurethane custom manufacturing didn’t become part of operations until more than a decade later.

No matter how small the output in those earlier days, there were many good people behind the products being made to help the business succeed.
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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Designing Polyurethane Parts

Posted on March 1, 2021 by The Molded Dimensions Team

Ever since their introduction in the late 1930s, polyurethane has proven to be an extremely valuable material that is adaptable to a wide variety of forms and functions. This versatile elastomer has mechanical properties that can be isolated and manipulated through chemistry for use in foam, liquid or solid products.
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5 Benefits of Having an In-House Chemist

Posted on January 6, 2021 by The Molded Dimensions Team

In the not-so-distant-past, most rubber and urethane parts manufacturers had a resident Chemist on staff. Over time, manufacturers streamlined, trimmed costs and left these chemistry functions to their raw material suppliers. Some significant trade-offs occurred as a result.
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Announcing New CEO Brian Sprinkman

Posted on August 18, 2020 by The Molded Dimensions Team

Molded Dimensions, LLC announced that its Board of Directors unanimously appointed Brian Sprinkman as the next Chief Executive Officer. Sprinkman succeeds Al Mejia, who left the company in April of this year.

Brian brings a wealth of leadership experience, having served as President & CEO of W.M. Sprinkman LLC for the past 8 years. W.M Sprinkman was a third-generation, family business located just outside Milwaukee in Waukesha, WI with a second production facility in Elroy, WI. The company has a total of 120 employees and specializes in the design and manufacturing of sanitary processing systems for the dairy, food, beverage, and brewing industries.

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Announcing the 2020 Linda and Mike Katz Scholarship Recipient

Posted on June 19, 2020 by The Molded Dimensions Team

The Molded Dimensions’ staff is excited to be able to provide a continuing education scholarship to Wyatt Gundrum, a local Port Washington High School graduating senior. Molded Dimensions established the Linda and Mike Katz Scholarship to help a deserving student follow their passion in a technical education program after graduation from high school.

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Molded Dimensions Announces New Rep Firm Partnership In The Mid‐Atlantic

Posted on December 17, 2019 by The Molded Dimensions Team

Molded Dimensions is pleased to announce the addition of Core States Industrial Sales to our growing team of manufacturer representatives.

Core States Industrial Sales brings over 25 years of experience selling industrial products and custom engineered components to OEMs in the Mid‐Atlantic region of the country. Core States Industrial Sales has the knowledge and resources to assist our customers from initial part conception through production launch. Core States Industrial Sales will cover the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and southern New York.

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A PEEK AT OUR PARTS

Pentathane Applications - Wipers Wiper used to material handling in food processing equipment. This material is both FDA approvable and abrasion resistant for durability.
Pentathane Applications - Wheels Pentathane® chemically bonded directly onto precision sealed bearing molded to tight concentricity specifications.
Elastomer Applications - Hose Hose configured for limited space in marine engine application.
Elastomer Applications - Tube Oil resistant molded tube used on combustion engine.