GlocalSource is our unique service of providing rubber product from manufacturers around the globe, supported by Molded Dimensions, Inc.’s local, technical service and support. Companies benefit from our engineering knowledge, expertise, and program management, including design, logistics and communication.
Our GlocalSource service was built around our outstanding technical leadership and our commitment of providing the absolute best services to our customers. Here are the specifics of our GlocalSource service:
What parts fit well with GlocalSource?
Knowing there are exceptions to every rule, the basics can be summarized:
- Stable product design.
- Relatively basic, straight-forward rubber material formulations.
- High labor content parts.
- “Higher” usage item with regular, consistent demand.
- Parts that pack and ship well.
How does it work?
- New tooling is constructed and sampled for approval.
- Upon approval, production quantities are ordered, landed, and inspected at MDI.
- Releases are shipped from inventory at MDI per customer demand.
- Minimum inventory and restocking is managed based on customer orders and planning information.
Where does the product come from?
- Indian joint venture rubber manufacturer.
- Chinese partner rubber manufacturers.
What are the benefits?
- Local Engineering expertise, approach to DFM, and knowledge of rubber formulations.
- Piece price and tooling competitive in a world market.
- Domestic and Asian production capabilities.
- Expertise in inventory programs and logistics.
MDI has a global reach in both production and fulfillment. Product may be produced in North America or Asia, and is shipped to our worldwide customers. MDI’s ability to offer multiple manufacturing and fulfillment strategies allows the best possible supply chain in the industry.
Molded Dimensions, Inc. takes pride in the technical excellence and versatility of our business. The GlocalSource business unit is one of three units that contributes to our remarkable company and sets us apart from other domestic manufacturers.