Video: Blow molding at CY Plastics

Video: blow molding at CY Plastics2.2.2015 | New video from CY Plastics shows the blow molding process for the company’s emergency flare storage container.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Overseas Tooling

MoldMakingTechCover1.1.2015 | Andy Molodetz and John Cavangaro of CY Plastics were published in the January 2015 issue MoldMaking Technology:

For buyers of injection-molded or blow-molded parts, the decision whether to use tooling based overseas or in the United States can be complicated. It’s true that molds made in the U.S. are generally higher quality. It’s also true that governmental regulations sometimes require that the tooling be designed and built in the U.S. Other times the decision related to the tooling source is based on personal beliefs. Most often, it comes down to balancing cost, speed and quality.

At CY Plastics, we create molds for our own injection and blow-molding operations in western New York. We also source molds from qualified tool shops, both in the U.S. and overseas. We strive to choose the right approach for the situation and to manage the process to meet the customer’s needs using any one of these approaches…

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Video: Injection molding a container lid

VideoInMoldLid12.19.2014 | CY Plastics uploaded a new video showing how we mold a polypropylene lid and container for a US government project. Read More

CY Plastics expansion in the news

11.19.2014 | Read coverage in Plastics News and the Rochester Business Journal (PDF) on CY Plastics’ latest renovation and expansion projects in its plastics molding facility near Rochester, NY.


CY Plastics invests additional $500,000 in US manufacturing facility

Adds new presses for injection molding, expands production and warehouse space, and completes significant upgrades to facility for plastics molding near Rochester, NY

CYPlastics-10-201411.4.2014 | CY Plastics, Inc. has completed a year-long expansion and upgrade project, investing more than $500,000 in new equipment, space and infrastructure at its plastics molding facility near Rochester, NY. CY Plastics manufactures custom plastic parts for industrial, medical, commercial and specialty consumer products at its 25,000 square foot factory in Honeoye, Ontario County.

The expansion and investment supports demand for additional capacity from existing and new customers.

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NYS Senator tours CY Plastics molding facility

Senator Ted O'Brien and CY Plastics president Andrew Molodetz
10.6.2014 | New York State Senator Ted O’Brien toured CY Plastics last month. President Andy Molodetz displays one of the company’s custom blow molded products made at the CY Plastics facility near Rochester, NY. The visit included a tour of the on-site tooling and tool maintenance facility and a preview of the company’s latest additions to its equipment for injection molding and blow molding.

CY Safety Products featured

SafetyProducts8.19.2014 | MoldMaking Technology editor Christina Fuges featured CY Plastics’ line of safety products in a blog post: “The CY Plastics motto is ‘Molding your ideas into shape,’ which is evident with its venture into designing, manufacturing and selling a line of fire, rescue and safety products, which includes flare containers, hydrant markers, door wedges, and standard and custom-stamped door markers.”

Read more at MoldMaking Technology or visit the CY Safety Products website.

CY Plastics names new Engineering Manager

CavagnaroJ-3x4in6.26.2014 | John Cavagnaro has joined CY Plastics as Engineering Manager, bringing 16 years of experience in the tooling and plastics industry. His work experience includes mold making, sales engineering and engineering management at companies including Syntec Optics and Mikron Plastics Technology. He earned an AAS with a concentration in machine trades and a certificate in precision tooling from Monroe Community College. His technical article on polymer optics materials and manufacturing was published in Laser Focus World.

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Visits CY Plastics

2012-4993811.27.2012 | New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) visited CY Plastics, a full-service injection molding and blow molding shop that has been in business for over 25 years. Leader Kolb is the former president of Refractron Technologies and co-founder of the North American Filter Corporation.

Industry veteran loves running his own shop

11.29.2010 | The Rochester Business Journal talks with CY Plastics president Andy Molodetz about his background, business philosophy, and vision for the Ontario County plastics manufacturing company he purchased in 2006. A big part of that is being a “hands-in” owner involved with the day-to-day business operation and close to the employees and customers. “When you’re running any company – I don’t care if it’s a $5 million-a-year business or a $500 million-a-year business – it’s a total commitment,” Molodetz says.


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