A Simple Solution for Insert Molding

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The Kenmode team reconfigured the production process for better material utilization by folding over the metal on the terminal end, rather than using thicker metal for the entire piece, saving 50% on material costs.

Precision Metal Stamping for the Insert Molding Industry

Making the Complex Simple for Insert Molding.

Kenmode has been working in partnership with the insert molding industry for years, with a record of success in delivering the most complex part configurations with high performance and high efficiency, for a wide range of applications.

We employ our 3D CAD design and engineering expertise to improve processes and drive down costs from the start.


Kenmode provides comprehensive services  from custom design and rapid prototyping through in-house tooling, production, and assembly with specific capabilities beneficial for insert molding applications:

  • 3D tool design
  • In-house tool build
  • Precision metal stamping
  • In-tool machining of round pins
  • Bandoliering
  • Compliant pin technology
  • In-die tapping

Secondary Operations most appropriate for the insert molding industry include:

  • Pre-plating, post-plating, and spot-plating
  • Custom packaging
  • Continuous reel-to-reel stamping and plating with up to 100,000 pieces per reel
  • Heat treating
  • Secondary tooling to trim at our facility or yours

Specialty Materials

Kenmode has experience working with a wide range of metal stamping materials especially those most often used by the insert molding industry:

  • Brass and high-performance copper-based alloys
  • Pre-plated ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
  • Aluminum clad copper
  • Custom shaped wire
  • Material thickness ranging from .0015 to .125+

Advanced Technology

Kenmode utilizes advanced technology to streamline metal stamping processes and achieve its goal of zero defects.

  • One of the largest Bruderer and Minster shops in North America
  • More than 65 presses with speeds up to 1800 strokes per minute
  • In-die protection systems
  • In-line vision inspection equipment
  • Video inspection systems

Quality Control

Kenmode is committed to mistake-proof processes.  You can rely on Kenmode, one of the industry's largest and most experienced engineering, design, and tool & die teams with more than 60 industry experts and craftsmen.

Insert Molding Custom Metal Stampings

Kenmode has been a trusted supplier of tight-tolerance components to insert molding companies for over 50 years, with proven experience in staging, gauging, and measurement to ensure zero defects. Kenmode produces an array of precision metal stampings for the insert molding industry:

  • Automotive components
  • Data communications
  • Telecommunications
  • Computers, terminals, and keyboards
  • Consumer goods and appliances
  • Medical devices