STEP 1: ENGINEERING
Our experienced engineering team is waiting by to look at your project. Challenge us to find a solution to your manufacturing or product challenges! We keep lines of communication open with you to offer options and suggestions, ensuring that your challenges are solved and your requirements are met. You will walk away feeling confident and excited for the next step in the process when we finalize your part and move into the product development process together.
STEP 2: TOOLING
We use our in-house extrusion tooling capabilities and a global network of world-class tooling suppliers to create extrusion and fabrication tooling that will guarantee efficient, cost-effective production of your plastic extruded profiles. Formtech maintains your tooling to ensure that your products are manufactured efficiently, cost-effectively, and within your specifications throughout the life of your product.
STEP 3: SAMPLES
We measure our success by our customers’ satisfaction. Before we take any new product development into production, we send you part samples and a PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) for your review. This allows you to see, feel, and use your extruded products before committing to a larger order quantity. This process also gives you a chance to approve the samples before production starts or to make any modifications necessary for your part’s application.
STEP 4: PRODUCTION
After we receive your approval on samples, our team of trained extrusion technicians will carry out production of your product per your purchase order or our stocking agreement. Our production team is trained is trained in technologies including twin screw extrusion, single screw extrusion, fabrication, and assembly as well as with a variety of plastic materials including PVC, wood plastic composites, ABS, polyethylene, and more. Our quality assurance team works closely with you and our production team to ensure proper control procedures are in place and that each production run creates high quality products that meet your expectations.
STEP 5: DELIVERY
Custom packaging options are available to ensure that your product arrives safely to your facility. Kitting, bagging, custom labeling, and other services are available to ensure that the products delivered are easy for you to use. We will coordinate the shipping arrangements to have your product shipped by the carrier and to the destination you choose.
STEP 6: SERVICE
Our Business Development team will guide you through the entire Formtech Process, starting with your first email or phone call to us through delivery. You are not just a number at Formtech. We take pride in knowing our customers and their parts. We strive to be involved with your process, from ideas through new product launches. You will know real people who can answer your questions, provide ideas, or to guide you through a new plastic extrusion development. Are you ready to be a part of our Formtech family?