Minnesota Rubber and Plastics is a Global System Solutions Provider. We are a trusted leading solutions provider partnering with customers worldwide to enhance the performance of critical and demanding applications. Our leadership is based on our expertise in material science solutions, engineering design and integrated solutions combined with customer collaboration.
Since 1945, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has built a worldwide reputation in the molding of elastomer and thermoplastic components and assemblies. “We are known in the medical industry for our design expertise and providing the best optimal solution to our customers. And, for our science-based approach that has made us the preferred manufacturing partner for industry leaders in North America, Europe and Asia,” stated Lih Fang Chew, vice president of global marketing.
Our 5 manufacturing facilities, located in North America and Asia, are complemented by 4 warehousing operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Our product design engineers conceptualize and evaluate ideas by combining science and technology to create value. Utilizing the latest CAD programs and FEA models, our designers mathematically model and fabricate components and their function in your applications. Our rapid prototyping decreases development time, errors and changes while improving deliveries.
Manufacturing/Process Development. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provides the most comprehen- sive facilities. Our scientific approach ensures product compliance with products produced on time and on budget utilizing finest: • Tool design and construction • Four types of molding processes including compression, transfer, injection and liquid injection silicone (LSR) •Scientific molding with cycle time optimization and productivity • Latest vision inspection technology •FMEA •Analysis and (PPAP) documentation • Component assembly in class 10,000 and 100,000 certified clean rooms • Comprehensive testing • Customized packaging and labeling.
Meeting the expectations of our worldwide customer base requires diverse and strategically located manufacturing capabilities. Within these facilities, we combine: • Benefits of worldwide sourcing capabilities and pricing with technical resources and project management capabilities • Corporate wide quality systems including ISO 13485, ISO-TS 16949, ISO 9000 and ISO-14001 in all facilities.
Knowing materials, their properties and structures, how processing changes them and how materials perform in an application are all vital to the success of your molding project. We provide: • Onsite technical support at each facility • R&D center staffed with 23 technicians • Custom formulation materials laboratory • Over 1,600 different rubber compounds • Plastic materials expertise.
Micro-Molded Parts for the Medical and Pharmaceutical Industry
Providing micro-sealing solutions to the medical and pharmaceutical industry with expertise in the precision molding of elastomer and thermoplastic parts including; PEEK and other high perfor- mance materials. All final part processing and inspection is completed in class 10,000 and 100,000 clean room environment. • Implantables and non-implantables •Surgical components and minimally invasive surgical tools • Catheter tips and components •Valves and seals •Over-molding
Quniton in the Medical & Pharmaceutical Industry
Quniton serves the medical industry as a highly lubricious compound designed to reduce stiction allowing care providers to administer services to patients with ease. This proprietary compound gives an extended life to pre-filled syringes with its ability to maintain lubricity and sealing force throughout the product life span.