At McClarin Plastics product development and comprehensive engineering services leverage our core competencies of industrial design, materials science, plastics molding technology, and product assembly, providing customers with value-based solutions to meet specific business objectives.


Product Development & EngineeringBy forming a collaborative client-supplier partnership at the initial design stage, we can help develop proactive strategies that reduce costs and minimize time-to-market. We incorporate concept feasibility and design, product and process design and validation, and product delivery into a framework that increases the opportunities for innovation to improve your competitive advantage in the marketplace. Activities such as 3D part modeling, finite element analysis, mold engineering, materials analysis, and process simulation all combine to deliver products that meet appearance criteria, are structurally sound, and can be produced within your target budget.

We have more than 60 years of product development and design experience in a diverse range of industrial segments. By combining creative thinking with practical know-how, we provide solutions that are in full support of your project goals. Additional detail about our product development competencies can be found in the table below. Contact us to learn how we can help your ideas take shape.

Design Systems      Prototype      Project Engineering

Product Development & Engineering Services Specs

General Capabilities

Material Conversion
  Metal to Plastic
  Plastic to Composite
Consulting
Design
  2D CAD
  3D CAD
Prototyping
Applied Research & Development (R&D)
Continuous Improvement Programs
  KAIZEN
  5S
Value Engineering Management
Project Engineering
Project Management
  Tracking Reviews
  Timeline Matrix
Tooling Engineering & Development
  Thermoforming Tooling
  Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tooling
Material Selection
Assembly Development
Prototyping
Shipping Fixture Design
Packaging Design
Part & Assembly Design

Engineering Analysis

FMEA
  Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Strength to Weight Ratio
Structural Analysis
  Aids in Improving Material Properties

Engineering Discipline

Polymer Engineers
Composites Consultant
Industrial Designers/Engineers
Material Science
In-House Composite Specialists (3)

Product Engineering

Components Based on Dual Laminates
Interior Cosmetic Coverings
High Strength Light Weight Material Development
Train Car Noses
Engine Covers
  Heavy Equipment
  Construction Equipment
  Agricultural Equipment
Medical Equipment Covers

Additional Information

Value Added Services

Assembly
  Controlled Environment
    Controlled Humidity
    Controlled Temperature
Coating
  Powder Coating
  Ceramic Coating
  Copper Coating
RFI Shielding
Heat Shielding
Packaging
Hardware Design and Procurement
In-House Tooling
  Custom Patterns
  Custom Tooling
  Composite Tooling
    Offering Quick Turnaround Times
CNC Mold Machining
Logistics
Just In Time (JIT)
Kanban
Digitizing and Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM)
  Faro Arm
Adhesive Bonding
Assembly, Mechanical

Industry Focus

Transportation
  Trucks
  Cars
  Buses
  Trains
  Commuter Rail Systems
  Rapid Transport
Construction Equipment
Agricultural Equipment
Aerospace
Defense/Military
Fire & Emergency
Energy
Machinery
Marine
Building Products/Architectural
All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV)
Sports Equipment

Applications

Access Equipment
Boats
Jet Skis
Helmets
Bath & Shower Surrounds
HVAC Equipment
Hood Assemblies
Specialty Vehicles
Truck Bodies
Truck Interior/Exterior Components
Wind Turbines
Automotive Ground Effects
Automotive Interior Components
Bus Interior/Exterior Components
Mass Rail Transit Interior Components
Seat Backs

Industry Standards

ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials

CSA
Canadian Standards Association

FAA
Federal Aviation Administration

FDA
Food And Drug Administration

ISO: ISO 9001
International Organization for Standardization

Mil-Spec
Military Specifications

RoHS
Restriction Of Hazardous Substances (Compliant)

SAE
Society of Automotive Engineers

Six Sigma Capable SPC Control
100 Ton State Permit
EPA
Pennsylvania DEP

File Formats

AlphaCAM (AMD,ATD)
AutoCAD (DWG,DWZ)
BMP
Creo
IGES
Inventor (IDW, IPT)
JPG or JEPG
MasterCam (MDX, MC8, MC9, SET)
PDES
PDF
SAT
SolidEdge (DFT)
SolidWorks (SLDPRT,SLDDRW,SLDDRT)
STEP
SurfCam (DSN)
TIFF
TurboCAD (TCW,TCX)
Unigraphics (PRT)