Capabilities and Facilities

Arial View of Confer Plastics

Arial View of Confer Plastics

Here is just a sampling of what Confer Plastics can offer you in terms of manufacturing and service…..

Established Expertise
Founded in 1973, Confer Plastics has grown to become a dominant supplier of blow molded products. With management’s strong commitment to responsiveness, continuous improvement and capital investment we have secured a distinguished niche among North American blow molders.

Extensive Facilities
Confer Plastics, Inc. owns two facilities minutes apart in the Buffalo/Niagara area. These facilities account for 215,000 sq.ft of factory, office, and warehousing where over 220 people are employed.

Confer Plastics has some of the largest blow molding machines in the world – including this one which extrudes 145 pounds of material and has a press almost 15 feet in height.

Confer Plastics has some of the largest blow molding machines in the world – including this one which extrudes 145 pounds of material and has a press almost 15 feet in height.

Latest Equipment
With eighteen manufacturing lines and the latest equipment we have the capacity and capability to produce parts weighing just under one pound up to 100 pounds. We regularly reinvest in new equipment so as to offer ever-improving capabilities, remarkable quality and price competitiveness.”

Variety of Resins
We work in a variety of resins including, but not limited to HDPE, LDPE, LLEPE, PPE, ABS and Nylon.

Culture of Quality
As a third generation family owned business the management of the company is conscious that their personal reputation that is on the line with every product shipped. Disciplined processes and extensive employee training enable quality that you and your customers can depend on.

Engineering Expertise
Our experienced engineering staff can assist you in bringing you ideas to fruition. We can utilize your CAD files, or work with you to design and refine your part or product.

Mold, Tooling and Fixture Infrastructure Speeds Turnaround Time
Confer Plastics’ close relationship with nearby mold makers enables us to maintain demanding specification requirements, obtain rapid turnaround and produce multiple molds in parallel. In addition, our in-house machine shop can quickly produce tools and fixtures as well as implement mold design changes.

Assembly & Packaging
Our secondary operations department can perform assembly, kitting of sourced components and specialized packaging.

Warehousing & Logistics To Meet Your Needs
With well over 150,000 square feet of warehousing between two facilities we can offer a variety of warehousing options, and accommodate your customized drop shipment and logistics management needs.

Centrally Located
Operating near Niagara Falls NY, Confer Plastics is centrally located to support customers in the East, Midwest, and Southeast U.S. and Eastern Canada. Our location places us within 500 miles of 46% of the US population and 57% of the Canadian population.

Blow Molding Lines at Confer’s Facility

Manufacturer
Shot Size (Pounds)
Platen Size, H x W (Inches)
Max Open/Close (Inches)
Hartig
1
18 x 22
20/7
Kautex
8
31 x 48
46/10
Kautex
8
19 x 28
29/10
Davis Standard
10
48 x 48
44/10
Kautex
20
31 x 49
46/10
Kautex
20
31 x 49
46/10
Battenfeld
20
56 x 48
66/24
Davis Standard
30
60 x 84
66/10
Davis Standard
35
75 x 48
60/16
Davis Standard
40
74 x 60
66/10
Battenfeld
50
84 x 56
96/24
Davis Standard
50
90 x 60
66/10
Davis Standard
75
96 x 60
74/10
Davis Standard
75
96 x 60
74/10
Davis Standard
100
120 x 60
100/30
Custom Built
145
168 x 70
100/30
Davis Standard
20-20
84 x 66
72/16
Davis Standard
20-20
74 x 60
66/10
Davis Standard
15-15
74 x 60
66/10