ABOUT US

Calico Precision Molding, LLC is a privately held company registered in Indiana, USA. The Calico story began after an asset acquisition by Jetco Plastics from Connor Engineered Plastics division in July 2001. What began as a small, custom injection plastic molder has become a rapidly growing plastic custom injection molder with secondary operation capabilities thanks to hard work and dedication. Calico’s focus is to exceed our customer’s expectations in all areas of business, and that's exactly what we've been doing.

Our products are classified under the standardized industrial code (SIC) of 3089 and 3069. We pride ourselves on serving the automotive, aerospace, military, packaging, and commercial markets with our dedication to our customer needs.

Calico Precision Molding, LLC’s fundamental mission is to remain responsive to its customers, employees, and members while exceeding their expectations by supplying top quality, innovative products and service, on-time, with competitive pricing while maintaining long-term profitability.

Why Us

Calico Precision Molding, LLC is a high quality injection molder of tight-tolerance plastic components for a variety of industrial applications. Calico specializes in the design and manufacture of engineered-grade thermoplastic components and assemblies made from filled and unfilled resins. Calico’s primary focus is on being considered the best value custom injection molder by all who we may serve.

Calico is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana which positions us to serve customers throughout the United States. We offer a wide range of process capabilities including conventional precision molding, insert molding, shoot and ship molding, and assembly.

Calico’s motto is “Give Us the Opportunity.” We are a supplier that thrives on providing sound solutions to a customer’s needs. We want to provide you with the best products and services to help form a solid partnership for the future.

Calico has a wide range of manufacturing capabilities

  • Injection molding presses ranging from 1oz/27 ton to 90 oz/650 ton presses
  • Shuttle Autojectors for insert molding
  • Sonic Welding and Testing
  • Spin Welding and Testing
  • Heat Staking
  • Vision Inspection Systems
  • Robot Systems

Calico has in place a wide range of auxiliary equipment to meet the needs of various customers. Calico has expanded our assembly and testing capabilities in order to become a more diverse supplier for our ever-growing customer base.

Calico provides product support from concept to development and through the launch of the new product. Calico has an extensive knowledge base from which we are able to provide sound solutions to our customers needs with tool design, part design, and material selection.

QUALITY

Calico’s quality department’s main function is to monitor the purchased components, the manufacturing processes, and the assembly operations. By using the customer’s specifications, Quality collects, prepares, and maintains product validation data.

 

The data may encompass:

  • Product Testing
  • Capability Studies Using Statistical Process Control Data
  • Color Matching
  • Develop Product/Process Quality Plans through APQP Process
  • Conduct Supplier Quality Assessments
  • Concern Response Methodology – Calico acknowledges & uses the 8D methodology in conjunction with standard 5-WHY, Fishbone Analysis and DOE as required. Calico performs concern response via three (3) basics:

    Main Root Cause

    Escape Root Cause

    Systemic Root Cause   

 

Quality Lab in-house inspection capabilities:

  • Programmable Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM)
  • Keyence IM-6601E-Instant measurement system-2D Image System

  • Moisture Analyzer

  • Shadow Optical Comparator

  • Tension Olsen Tester- Tensile & Compression Testing

  • Vertical and Horizontal Force Tester

  • 60 Gloss Meter

  • Pressure Decay Test Orifice

  • Differential Flow Test Orifice

  • Mass Flow Test Orifice

Q-252 TS Certificate

 

Our Community

Calico is a proud member of Our community and we strive to not only serve Our customers, but also our employees and community by sponsoring scholarships for Students of Integrity, supporting the Arts community, and participating annually in programs like Toys for Tots and Coats for Kids.

Calico is proud to support.

  • BBB Torch Awards
  • Brandon Foundation
  • Harmony in Diversity
  • Voices of Unity Youth Choir
  • United Care USA
  • FireFighters Burn Fund
  • Coats For Kids
  • Toys for Tots
  • Officer Teddy Program