SICAM Partners With Amloid Toys to Help Triple Sales


SICAM Partners With Amloid Toys to Help Triple Sales
At SICAM, we continue to perfect our 3D printing processes and technology, building on over three decades of history and expertise in the industry. However, we also proud to help other companies success through our rapid prototyping services, like short-run injection molding. One particular case is toymaker Amloid. While they’re a huge company, partnering with Tonka and Crayola, Amloid is a family-owned company with a history of manufacturing dating back to 1916.
Although Amloid had enjoyed immense achievements through its years in the toy market, they were suffering from rapid prototyping issues that were hindering their growth and impeding their sales. That where SICAM came in. Let’s take a look at this case study and see how we were able to help Amloid triple their sales and continue to further secure their foothold in the children’s toy industry.

When your prototype has to be Glass Filled Nylon


When your prototype has to be Glass Filled Nylon
Challenge:

Prototypes are required for product testing and 3D printed parts may not be adequate. In some requirements, prototypes must be made from the production material, in this case glass filled nylon. Part geometry must be the same as the final production parts so that the test results are valid. Actual production material for prototype testing is needed before commitment to high volume injection molds.

Bridge Tooling - One tool 3 Destinations

Tired of delays in time to market from prototyping to having parts approved for production?


Bridge Tooling - One tool 3 Destinations

For the majority of our customers the prototyping phase is only the beginning of the journey towards production.  A word of caution if you are using aluminum tooling (soft tooling) for your prototypes then the journey starts anew once you head into the development of “hard tooling”.  However, if you had used SICAM’s Bridge Tooling the move towards production is a smooth transition.

NAK 80 “Steeling” The Show

NAK 80 “Steeling” The Show for Injection Molding Bridge Tooling


NAK 80 “Steeling” The Show
In a perfect world, every mold would be built and the first shots would be ready for production. Yet as anyone who has designed products, built tooling or purchased molded parts knows it is never that simple. Changes are going to occur during at some point and modifications will be required.
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