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Advantages of Polymer Components over Metallic Materials for Machined Parts

October 10, 2017

When in need of a custom-machined component for a project, choosing a metallic material may be the naturally instinctive consideration to the design engineer. This article is intended to provide educational insight as to an often more sensible alternative for precision-machined, high-strength, durable parts: machined polymers and composites. Let’s explore the benefits of opting for a plastic material versus the more traditional metal materials for precision parts.      ... Read More

Settling the Debate: 3D Printing, Injection Molding or Plastic Machining

August 1, 2017

To a certain degree, 3D printing, injection molding and plastic machining technology overlap in their capabilities and offerings. But which fabrication process is most appropriate for your project? What are their key differentiators? The following article assesses the utility of each technology with regard to precision, efficiency, materials and more. The classic controversy continues—which plastics manufacturing process is best for your project? To a certain degree, 3D printing, injection molding... Read More

We Have an All-New Website!

July 27, 2017

Welcome to the newly revamped, re-styled and mobile-ready AIP Precision Machining website! This updated platform serves to provide customers with a user-friendly experience and a fresh brand design as we continue to lead the industry in precision plastics machining and custom plastics manufacturing.   With attentive craftsmanship, expert material and machining knowledge, and an immense plastics inventory, we are pleased to fully reveal our mission: providing unmatched engineering skill, innovation... Read More

Getting Kids Interested in Plastics Manufacturing

July 6, 2017

Kids are hard at work in their plastics manufacturing summer camp. The word “summer camp” denotes images of canoeing on a lake, staying up late to tell ghost stories or hiking through the woods. But today, that term is expanding to include hardwiring electronics, designing products through CAD and making plastic products kids can take home… Huh?   The plastics manufacturing industry has begun partnering with career centers, schools and... Read More

Join Us at MD&M East!

June 7, 2017

We can't wait for the biggest Medtech event on the East coast: MD&M East! We'll be there, ready to talk about implantable devices, medical material components and more. Visit us at our Booth #2370 to learn about our unmatched precision in plastics manufacturing.... Read More

New Orthopedic Solutions at the AAOS Annual Meeting

March 23, 2017

AIP Precision Machining recently attended the 2017 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Conference in San Diego, California, and had a blast reconnecting with old friends and getting to know new members within the orthopedic field.   The AAOS sets out to bring together medical professionals and exhibitors, allowing attendees to meet with their peers and have the opportunity to learn about the latest in medical trends and advancements. It... Read More


MD&M West

February 6-8, 2018

Anaheim, CA

AAOS Annual Meeting

March 6-10, 2018

New Orleans, LA

MD&M East

June 12-14, 2018

New York, NY