Pacific Group Established in the year 1999, at Daman (U.T), we, ‘Pacific Group’ are one of the leading Plastic manufacturers and suppliers of a quality range of Flexible Packaging. We are engaged in the Plastic manufacturer of a quality range of flexible packagings like laminated rolls and pouches, BOPP Pouches, display pouches, zipper & slider pouches and stationery accessories made from BOPP, laminated films, and PP (Poly Propylene).
Basic Challenges of the Company
- Improve machine down time
- Control and reduced rejection
- Unorganized workspace
Project Implemented: LEAN Manufacturing Practices-Plastic manufacturer
- 30% Reduction in machine down time
- 1 to 2% Rejection only
- 5S Implementation
Monetary Benefits: 1 to 2% Rejection only
1. Introduction to Plastic Manufacturing
Before delving into the intricacies, it's crucial to grasp the basics. Plastic, a synthetic material made from polymers, is derived from various organic compounds. The manufacturing process involves transforming raw materials into the diverse range of plastics that serve as the backbone of modern industry.
2. Raw Materials: The Building Blocks
The foundation of plastic manufacture lies in its raw materials. Polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC, and PET are some common polymers used. These polymers are sourced from crude oil or natural gas through a refining process, emphasizing the dependency of plastic production on fossil fuels.
3. Polymerization: Creating the Matrix
Polymerization is the next critical step, where the individual monomers are chemically bonded to form polymers. This process requires precise conditions and catalysts, with manufacturers continuously innovating to enhance efficiency and reduce environmental impact.
4. Plastic Processing Techniques
Once the polymers are created, various processing techniques come into play. Injection molding, extrusion, and blow molding are among the widely used methods. Each technique has its unique applications, contributing to the diverse forms and functions of plastic products.