Dordan in Plastics Today on Thermoforming Advancements

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Dec 8, 2023 9:46:50 AM

Dordan is featured in Plastics Today's article on developments in thermoforming, which compares the cost, trends, and applications of heavy-gauge forming, injection and blow molding, twin sheet forming, and thin gauge thermoforming.

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How to manage new thermoformed packaging projects

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Aug 29, 2023 11:38:45 AM

Dordan is a full service thermoform packaging supplier of clamshells, blisters and trays with in house design, tooling, thermoforming, and cleanroom manufacturing of medical packaging. ISO 9001 certified, we have a structured and documented approach to all services, including the sales process. Here transparency and consistency allow for the development of custom thermoformed packaging that meets our customers' expectations for performance, price, and lead time. What follows are the steps taken for managing new thermoformed packaging projects at Dordan. 

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Dordan Provides Face Shields to Combat Spread of COVID-19

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 30, 2020 7:44:48 AM

Chicago, IL --March 30, 2020-- Custom thermoforming company, Dordan Manufacturing, to manufacture plastic face shields for healthcare personnel nationwide to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Collaborating with four other Chicagoland manufactures, Dordan begins production of face shield lenses early April and anticipates providing 500K/month.

Dordan is also now offering the fully assembled face shields to retailers, healthcare supply chains, and others working to combat the spread of Coronavirus.

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Step Inside Dordan's Cleanroom @MD&M with Interactive Video

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 12, 2020 8:11:50 AM

Step inside Dordan’s Cleanroom for Manufacturing Medical Packaging with an Interactive Video @MD&M

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Nike’s New Green Lobster Shoe Box by Dordan Tests Thermoforming Limits

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 28, 2019 8:29:08 AM

Packaging Digest's new article, "Nike's new Green Lobster shoe box tests thermoforming limits," narrates the challenges that Dordan overcame in the design and manufacture of limited-edition packaging for the debut of Concepts x Nike SB collectable sneakers.

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Insight into the PET/RPET market from Dordan CEO/President

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Oct 25, 2018 11:09:26 AM

After years of controlled pricing in the PET/RPET resin and sheet market, recent upsets to the global supply chain have resulted in substantial price increases. Dordan Manufacturing President & CEO Daniel Slavin shares his 45+ year of thermoforming industry experience to help contextualize this unprecedented upswing in material pricing and lead-times; and, what Dordan is doing to combat these increases:

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What IS Sustainable Packaging?

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Aug 23, 2018 10:24:51 AM

"Bio-based," "biodegradable," "compostable," "recyclable," "recycled"; what do these terms actually mean? Educate yourself with Dordan's Sustainable Packaging Summary.

Part 1: Introduction

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Three Generations Later, Innovation & Sustainability Drive Dordan Manufacturing

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 9, 2018 9:15:18 AM

Dordan was featured in the Real Woodstock, a campaign dedicated to promoting Woodstock, IL, as the ideal place to visit, relocate, live, and start a business.

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Pricing Structure for Custom Thermoformed Packaging

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 5, 2018 1:44:26 PM

Dordan is a full-service thermoform designer and manufacturer of custom packaging solutions like plastic clamshells, blisters, insert trays, dunnage trays, and medical packaging. Therefore, all pricing is based on specific project requirements. There are, however, shared pricing indicators that are implicit in all thermoforming quotes. These include: material type and thickness, run quantity, part size/design, tooling, and quality control requirements.

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Woodstock's Dordan Manufacturing Celebrates its 55th Anniversary

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Nov 2, 2017 8:22:13 AM

Hey guys!

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