Ben Harrison

    Ben Harrison
    CEO | Kaysun Corporation

    Recent Posts

    This is Kaysun: Creating Life-Saving Medical Devices

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    5 Ways Custom Injection Molders Help Manage Total Delivered Costs

    Managing the total cost of an industrial or consumer new product development (NPD) project lies in balancing the bottom line with needs.

    While choosing a low-cost plastic injection molder seems like the path of least resistance (and least cost), this supplier may not take into account all long-term soft costs: designing for quality, speed to market, and risk reduction.

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    How Does MedAccred Accreditation Benefit Non-Medical Applications?

    As technologies and expectations surrounding complex applications continue to advance, OEMs are seeking deeper and more versatile relationships with custom injection molders. Often, part of the vetting process involves verification that the injection molder holds industry-specific certifications.

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    How Global Tariffs Are Changing OEM-Injection Molder Partnerships

    The recent escalation of tariffs on aluminum, steel, and the finished goods that contain those materials has many manufacturers and their customers uncertain about how to continue to go to market. The shifting global political landscape surrounding aluminum and steel tariffs makes ongoing price spikes and supply chain disruption very real possibilities, but there’s no predicting if or when these events will occur.

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    Why MedAccred Accreditation Matters to Medical Manufacturers

    Recently, Kaysun earned MedAccred Plastics accreditation. Our commitment to excellence is well documented through other certifications including ISO 13485:2016 and IATF 16949:2016. However, the MedAccred designation puts Kaysun in an elite group of injection molders that can capably and confidently serve the medical industry — assuring medical OEMs of an unparalleled benchmark of production and quality standards.

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    8 Steps to Optimizing the Injection Molding Process

    The complexities of engineering an injection molded plastic component or part for a complex application must translate to moldability. If a molder is inexperienced in tool design and process optimization, there’s a good chance they won’t be familiar with methodologies essential for creating a highly efficient production process such as scientific molding and, more specifically Design of Experiments (DOE) within scientific molding. 

    Learn more about scientific molding in our whitepaper

    Let's take a look at the key steps that tool and process engineers take to ensure consistent and repeatable manufacturability of flawless molded parts.

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    4 Plastics Industry Trends Predicted to Impact Manufacturers in 2019

    What does 2019 hold for the plastics industry? Several trends that emerged in 2018 continue to be refined and amplified heading into the new year:

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    The Year in Review: The Top Four Injection Molding Blog Posts of 2018

    The Kaysun Blog is a valuable year-round resource for advice and information about complex injection molding. We have our subscribers to thank for its continued popularity, and look forward to providing you with even more helpful insights throughout 2019.

    For now, let’s take a look back at the four most popular blog posts of 2018:

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    How Design for Manufacturability (DfM) Factors Into Project Success

    Almost any reasonable design looks good on paper or even as a prototype, but that doesn’t mean it’s a sure thing when it comes to manufacturing it. On the other hand, using Design for Manufacturability (DfM) to improve part design, injection molding processes and material selection ensures a product or component can be manufactured in a streamlined, efficient, validated, and repeatable way — saving time and money.

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    5 Reasons Why Medical Device OEMs Need Full Service Injection Molders

    Given the promised speed and generally low price points, commodity injection molders are attractive to OEMs in many industries. However, deals struck with these molders — overseas and domestically — can pose potential problems in communication and quality, among other issues.

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