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Article - The Best In-Mold Labeling Articles to Prepare for 2023

The Best In-Mold Labeling Articles to Prepare for 2023

Now that the end of 2022 is approaching and a new year is on the horizon, have you started thinking about your in-mold labeling (IML) needs for the months ahead?

Posted Nov 21 '22

Article - The Benefits of a One-Stop-Shop IML Company

The Benefits of a One-Stop-Shop IML Company

At Sanwa, we’ve been producing IML parts for 45 years. We’ve grown the capabilities of our factories so that we can keep an entire project in-house, from start to finish.

Posted Sep 15 '22

Article - In-Mold Labeling & Pad Printing for Medical Devices

In-Mold Labeling & Pad Printing for Medical Devices

Printing and labeling for medical devices requires a high level of precision, testing, and quality control. At Sanwa, we have over 40 years of experience partnering with customers to provide high-quality medical parts.

Posted Aug 15 '22

Article - Come See Us at the Automotive Interiors Expo, October 2022

Come See Us at the Automotive Interiors Expo, October 2022

Our Sanwa team is looking forward to joining hundreds of exhibitors and attendees at this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Detroit, Michigan on October 25-27th.

Posted Jul 18 '22

Article - Creating 3-D Shapes with IML

Creating 3-D Shapes with IML

When it’s time for your decorated plastic part to take shape, in-mold labeling (IML) can bring the worlds of 3-D form and creative design together.

Posted Jun 17 '22

Article - Mimicking Other Materials with In-Mold Labeling

Mimicking Other Materials with In-Mold Labeling

We’re able to mimic the look of rock, wood, and metal with in-mold labeling (IML), fine expression screen printing (FESP), and physical vapor deposition (PVD).

Posted May 20 '22

Article - Get Transparent with See-Through IML Parts

Get Transparent with See-Through IML Parts

If you are interested in learning more about our transparent IML capabilities, or have questions about design or function, please contact us.

Posted Apr 20 '22

Article - What's Available? In Mold Labeling with Alternative Materials

What's Available? In Mold Labeling with Alternative Materials

Manufacturing lines have faced shortages before, and our teams around the world are busy researching alternative materials to help ensure supply chains can continue moving smoothly.

Posted Mar 18 '22

Article - What It Takes to Get Your IML Product Created [Timeline]

What It Takes to Get Your IML Product Created [Timeline]

When it comes to in-mold labeling (IML), we can tell you how long each phase of production takes (on average), and what to expect at each step.

Posted Feb 21 '22

Article - IML Product Testing: How It Works

IML Product Testing: How It Works

Before a Sanwa-produced IML part ever hits the shelf (or the product that it’s a part of — like a vehicle or washing machine) it goes through a series of tests.

Posted Jan 12 '22

Article - Creative Ways to Make Your IML Product Stand Out

Creative Ways to Make Your IML Product Stand Out

Creativity, versatility, durability — in-mold labeling (IML) offers design freedom to give your plastic parts an outstanding aesthetic edge.

Posted Dec 15 '21

Article - Manufacturing Highlight: Fine Expression Silk Printing

Manufacturing Highlight: Fine Expression Silk Printing

Where durability meets aesthetics and cost-efficiency - that’s where Fine Expression Silk Printing (FESP) comes into play.

Posted Nov 17 '21