contract manufacturing May 09, 2013

5 Reasons Why Design for Manufacturability Matters

Design for Manufacturing is a simple concept, but not everyone understands just what makes it such a crucial process during the engineering phase of a project. Here, find our top 5 reasons Design for Manufacture matters, and what you'll need to consider when starting your next manufacturing project.

Plastic Injection Molding Feb 11, 2013

Plastic Injection Mold Design Tips: Uniform Wall Thickness

Plastic injection molding is a highly versatile manufacturing process, but it does require unique considerations during injection mold design and production. Many of these challenges can be overcome during the plastic injection mold design process. Key factors an injection mold design must take into consideration include material selection, injection mold gate placement, and wall thickness and uniformity. Here, we discuss a few tips that will help you design parts that avoid stress that can cause warping and cracking as well as maintaining an attractive finish without the threat of sinkage.

Plastic Injection Molding Jan 22, 2013

Designed for Comfort: Injection Mold Design & Tooling at ALTEK

For most plastic injection molding projects, the injection mold design and injection mold tooling process is often the most spendy as well as the most time-consuming part of the entire project. The final goals of the manufacturing project must always remain top of mind during these crucial stages; parts must be produced at the best possible quality, and at the quickest pace.

Plastic Injection Molding Dec 18, 2012

In-House Injection Mold Tooling: Faster Production, Better Parts

Injection mold tooling can often be one of the largest costs associated with any new injection molding project, and unfortunately one of the most time-consuming. No big surprise then that finding ways to keep time and cost to a minimum while still creating the best possible end products are big priorities for manufacturers.


Press Release Nov 10, 2010

ALTEK is AS 9100 certified

ALTEK has recently gained its AS 9100 certification, a widely adopted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace. As 9100 replaces the earlier AS 9000 and fully incorporates the entirety of the current version of ISO 9000 (which ALTEK is certified for as well), while adding requirements relating to quality and safety.

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