Here is a partial list of what Dependable’s combined five decades of specialized experience can do for you! Our goal is to make your process run smoother and easier.
Dependable’s specialized engineering knowledge will support your product ideas. We offer a full suite of product development support on your terms. Our product development support is available via email, fax, website, FTP, Solidworks, MasterCam – and even in person! We also offer ID and ME assistance when needed.
Dependable Plastics utilizes state of the art Vertical Machining Centers, Master Cam Programming software, large size capacity, close tolerances, and machined plastics components. Whatever your needs, we have the machining capabilities to deliver.
Vacuum Pressure Forming
Our vacuum/pressure forming process will give your product intricate detailing and sharply defined lines. Tooling costs are a fraction of those used for other processes. Dependable has: 7 forming stations, size capacity up to 48″ x 72″, automatic machines, and large volume capacity.
With our onsite resin casting capabilities, Dependable Plastics specializes in converting machined parts to more cost effective cast resin parts. It also allows us to lower your tooling costs and get you parts to market faster. 1 – 100 cavity molds can accommodate most run quantities with a wide variety of material and color choices. We can cast inserts and pins into parts as well as undercuts and threads.
Paint Finishes & Conductive Coatings
Dependable Plastics’ in-house coating facility allows us to have total control over the quality appearance of your parts ensuring your parts look perfect every time. Getting your products to market faster because we can do it in-house. Our overhead conveyor systems enable us to accommodate large run quantities of parts and our specialized spray booths are equipped for high solids polyurethane coatings and conductive shielding.
Assembly and Procurement
The Dependable team are experts at product assembly. We make your job even easier by procuring, manufacturing and assembling your products – all under one roof, per your exact specifications. The products and services we provide our customers include plastic panels and covers, sheet metal, injection molded parts, shielding, light pipes, labels, screws and inserts, gluing, kitting, cables, speakers, pc boards, custom packaging, and Kan Ban etc.
What would you say is the biggest reason for slow lead times, production mistakes, and bad products? Wouldn’t you say it’s either holes in the production process or lack of communication throughout the production channel? So how much time and waste do you think would be saved by having one partner – a partner you know, like and trust do it all for you? Do you think your quality would improve? How about your time-to-market? How about your headaches? How about your bottom-line? That is exactly why we have become a contract manufacturing plant. We want to be your single source partner for all of your molded plastics products and assemblies from concept to completion. We may already know your company, we know your process, we have a proven track record of on-time delivery, quality, etc so it only makes sense for us to move in this direction and expand our offerings to improve your overall experience…
Risk Reduction (Lean/ISO)
We understand that Risk Management is a huge deal to you so we wanted to make sure you are 100% secure in knowing that we live up to your company’s quality and audit standards. Reducing risk is on the top of your list of priorities that’s why Dependable Plastics has implemented both Lean and ISO standards throughout our company to help reduce some of your risk.
Quality is a way of life at Dependable Plastics. Each and every person on the Dependable team is trained to proactively search for potential issues before they become problems and to correct them on the spot. By having quality controls at every step of the design, engineering and manufacturing processes, Dependable Plastics is able to insure that each and every part we manufacture is done correctly the first time, allowing us to deliver products on time – every time. That’s why our customers have been consistently ranking our performance at 98% for over 20 years.
Our staff is highly skilled and trained to understand the importance of quality for every project Dependable works on with our valued customers. Our processes follow the Lean Manufacturing guidelines and ISO standards. Therefore, our team members aren’t just cogs in a wheel- they know they are integral parts of what makes not only Dependable, but our customers successful.