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AdvanTech Plastics: Molding A Healthier Future In These Uncertain Times

Car manufacturers making ICU ventilators. E-commerce giants delivering testing kits. And plastic injection molding companies in Illinois and elsewhere making a variety of items to aid in the battle against COVID-19.  Wherever you look, American industry is rolling up its sleeves to do its part in fighting this pandemic. AdvanTech Plastics is part of that…

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Plastic Injection Molding Rx: Single-Piece Pharmaceutical Caps

Perhaps the most important part of any plastic drug container is the cap — if it isn’t secure, the integrity of the pharmaceutical inside could be compromised. And that could be a matter of life or death.  Or, at the very least, a compromised closure could lead to government regulatory sanctions and legal liability.  Often…

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Make Your Bottom Line Come Alive With Living Hinges

Many people have heard of “living wills.”  And everybody knows what a “living room” is.  But how many people, outside the plastic injection molding industry, have heard of a “living hinge”? Unlike the aforementioned “living” examples, a living hinge is a thin flexible hinge fabricated from the same material as the two rigid pieces it…

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Putting Closure on AdvanTech’s History — and Future

A long, long time ago (OK, not that long ago, really — 2001),  our CEO, Al Zoller, bought the company that he would eventually rename AdvanTech four years later.  The company’s original building, home to the former Plasticraft tool shop, covers 27,000 ft. and is more than 70 years old.  Over the years, it’s been upgraded…

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