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ARPM Rubber Manufacturing Blog

The ARPM Rubber Manufacturing Blog allows members to rapidly communicate with each other. Post both questions and answers to questions that other ARPM members have about any industry topic from material and process issues to R&E Tax Credits and other business issues.

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Rubber Manufacturing Blog / Business / New Mold Timing
Posted:  11 Jul 2013 18:00
I am having trouble holding our tool shops accountable for the being late on new molds. Their defense is when we send molds for repair or modification it delays the new tools. Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Posted:  11 Jul 2013 19:22
We often add a late delivery penalty clause in Purchase Orders for outside processes or services that are time sensitive.

Posted:  20 Jul 2013 21:31
Charlie, I have the resource guide from the American Mold Builders Association that list alternative sources for rubber mold makers.  It's a great resources.

The most dramatic method to gain a vendor's attention is to let them know you are shopping for a new one!

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