DuraTech Industries® manufactures customized products using the In-Mold Decorating, or In-Mold Label (IML) process. In- Mold Decorating (IMD) is a process for decorating or labeling plastic parts during the injection molding cycle, and can be used in applications for industries such as, automotive, home appliances, medical devices, automotive, sports equipment, and consumer electronics.

One critical factor in the success of your In-Mold Decorating (IMD) or, In-Mold Labeling (IML) program is the correct tool design. We are constantly optimizing our IMD solutions, so our experts can help you choose the right tooling and materials, for your In-Mold Decorating (IMD) application, as well offer on-site technical support including full graphic and design service.

Features and Benefits of In Mold Decorating (IMD)

  • Can use flat, curved or 3D labels or graphic overlays/decorative appliques

  • Use of multiple colors,  and effects in a single operation provides eye catching, dramatic looks

  • Permanently embed graphics.

  • High durability of decoration due to second surface graphics.

  • Eliminates secondary labeling and decorating operations and costs since injection molding and labeling/decorating are in one step.

  • Ability to achieve high abrasion and chemical resistance.

  • IMD can also be used in In-Mold Electronics (IME)

OEMs, molders and decorators can create the custom look they want while still producing a functional and durable product.

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