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Nordell’s Step-By-Step Injection Moulding Process

Launching a new product can be a complex endeavour. But with Nordell's injection moulding process, backed by over 50 years of manufacturing and product launch experience, we can guide you through each stage.

 

Our step-by-step approach ensures that your product is manufactured to your exact specifications.

 

From Design To The Factory

 

Starting with your design and product requirements, our team of experts will collaborate with you to create a product that meets your specific needs.

 

Even if you're not well-versed in plastics, rest assured that you have chosen a partner that is.

 

At Nordell, we specialise in plastics and have extensive knowledge of their properties and capabilities.

 

Our first step is to build the tool and source all the necessary parts and materials for your product.

 

We understand the importance of extensive trials and testing, so we thoroughly evaluate the product before seeking your technical sign-off. This meticulous process ensures that your product is ready for commercial production.

 

Moving from the design phase to the manufacturing stage, our industry-leading technical team will assist you in refining your product through our Design for Manufacture (DFM) process.

 

We leverage our expertise in plastic materials to select the right material that matches your product's application requirements. This ensures optimal performance, helps control costs, and meets your exact specifications.

Design For Manufacture

Design for Manufacture is a crucial step often overlooked in the product design process.

 

As experienced manufacturers, Nordell understands the significance of this stage and the resulting time and cost savings it can bring.

 

While software and 3D printing advancements have improved the design process, changes are frequently necessary when considering manufacturability. Such changes can be costly and cause project delays.

 

With Nordell, you can rely on our proven track record of quickly understanding your requirements, suggesting time and cost-saving improvements, and delivering results from the initial consultation itself.

 

Project Management

 

Effective project management is at the core of our approach.

 

Our skilled in-house team will oversee your project from concept to launch, minimising the stress associated with multiple launches.

 

By aligning with your desired launch date and streamlining lead times, we ensure your product reaches the market as quickly as possible.

 

Throughout the process, we create a critical path and provide regular progress updates, efficiently managing any issues that arise to keep the project on track.

 

We believe in strong communication and collaboration, which is why we schedule face-to-face meetings at least twice a month during the early project stages.

 

As we progress toward launch, the frequency of these meetings increases to weekly, giving you the confidence to keep your stakeholders informed and involved.

 

Contact Our Team Today

 

Partner with Nordell for a seamless injection moulding process that takes your product from design to a finished, market-ready product.

 

Benefit from our expertise, attention to detail, and commitment to delivering exceptional results.

 

Contact us today to discuss your requirements and receive expert advice tailored to your needs.

Our Robust Development Process:

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Concept & Requirements

Discovery
  • Discovery meeting or project/enquiry file review, for discussion to fully understand the product application and project performance, quality, timescale and budget requirements.
  • Provisional assessment of risk or variance to expectations, with brief to customer on initial observations and recommendations for approval prior to offer.

Design for Manufacture

Investigation and Development
  • Offer & Project Commercialisation.
  • Standardise materials, colours, number of parts, Inserts and build Operations.
  • Product and Design exploration with Sector cross pollination.
  • Initial FMEA & Control Plan.
  • Project Management.
  • Report & Proposals to Client.
  • Prototype and review.

Product Tooling Design & Manufacture

Tooling and Sampling
  • Design Freeze with 2D drawings & 3D files.
  • Tool Design GA customer approval.
  • Tool Manufacture.
  • Product & Tool identification standard for asset and labelling.
  • Product ERP structure, Centre selection, Bill of Materials and route standardisation.
  • Product materials procurement.
  • Production trials scheduling.

Product & Tooling Trials

Sampling
  • Customer update.
  • Tooling and production trials.
  • T1 Sample submission.
  • Review, Tune & Development.
  • Tooling and Production Trials.
  • T2 Sample submission.
  • Sampling Review.

Product Part Approval

Verification and Validation
  • PPAP Product Part Approval Process.
  • First Article Inspection reports.
  • FMEA review.
  • Tooling Review.
  • Pilot production requirements.
  • Tooling Acceptance.

Product Approved

Industrialisation
  • Transfer to commercial teams.
  • Product can be scheduled against production requirements.
  • Delivery terms reviewed (VMI, KANBAN).
  • Review.
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No matter what stage you are at in your thought process, make contact with our team today to discuss your project.
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