Automotive Molding For Chrome Plating

Design Molded Plastics, IATF certified, has been supplying high quality, on-time parts to Tier I and II suppliers for over 15 years. Our experience includes a full range of products from small to large, clear to black, and medium to high volume production. In addition, our engineering is fully staffed to manage your new tool builds and our fully equipped tool room is ready to help with your transfer tooling.

Molding Specialties

Tool transfer molding programs

  • In-house tool room for quick mold troubleshooting and modifications
  • Engineering support and process capabilities for rapid launch of
    transfer tooling

Mold for chrome & paint applications

  • Expert tool design for optimal chrome and paint success
  • Tight processing parameters for stress free parts

Interior & exterior aesthetic trim moldings

  • Detailed work instructions and control plans
  • Culture for molding A-surface parts

Rotary platen two-shot (2K) moldings

  • Two-shot mold design expertise
  • 300 and 500 ton rotary platen two-shot machines

Active Grill Shutter (AGS) parts

  • Tooling design expertise to minimize warpage of long, tight tolerance assemblies
  • Expertise in molding engineering grade resins such as glass filled Nylon

Over molding of metal inserts and stampings

  • Tool design for effective part shut off on over mold
  • Vertical and horizontal state-of-the-art machines for over moldings

Metal-to-plastic conversions

  • Weight and cost reductions
  • Design for strength and structural integrity maintained

Who Choose DMP For Your Automotive Requirements?

A trusted partner for your molding needs

  • IATF Certified
  • 35 machines, 88-950 ton capability
  • Master molders on-staff
  • Over 80 engineering grade resins in-house
  • Process traceability
  • Engineering support for process and tool design/repair
  • On-time delivery


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