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Plastic Fabrication – The Process

When it comes to plastic fabrication, we believe that every customer deserves the best. Our corporate philosophy of 100% customer satisfaction is recognized by every employee at UPF. We believe in creating a seamless relationship between ourselves and our customers. A commitment to excellence and attention to detail are our way of guaranteeing that this strategic alliance be firm and permanent.

“If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.”
W. Edwards Deming

plastic fabrication

Sales Order Comes In

Sent to Order Entry

Then sent to be Scheduled

Onto Engineering

Passed onto Customer for Approval

Back to Customer Service for adjustments

Forwarded to Production

Product delivered to Customer

Customer Service

Whether you are a new customer or one who has been doing business with UPF for several years, the Customer Service Team knows they can be a valuable asset to you and your company. UPF Customer Service Team prides themselves on being customer-oriented as they attempt to foster a long-term, mutually beneficial business relationship.

The Customer Service Team will always review orders, prints and final invoices to assure conformity to the customer’s requirements.


United Plastic Fabricating’s Engineering Department recently acquired the latest in tank design technology: AutoTank Version 7x. This program uses the power of MS Excel and the CAD technology of AutoCad Release 13.  As a result, it will automatically build 3D models based on pre-programmed design parameters. UPF’s Engineering Department utilizes this exclusive system to provide more accurate drawings based on the specifications UPF receives from its customers. This allows the basic tank design to be computer generated, while using assembly standards that have been developed over the past 13 years. Time is saved, so costs can be kept as low as possible.

In addition, UPF is proud to put our new Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE) software, UPFront™, in the hands of our engineers. Therefore, UPFront™ provides our engineers with the customization tools they need to generate solid 3D models based on our customers’ specifications. UPFront™ specializes in more than just tanks.  When you provide us with specifications, our engineers will use this KBE technology to generate a shareable CAD model. Finally, we’ll determine whether UPF can provide you with the solutions you need at a cost you can afford.

UPF utilizes the plastic technology expertise of several leading universities for continued development, while adhering to the philosophy of cost containment. Relationships such as these have allowed UPF to remain in the forefront of new developments in the plastic industry. UPF also retains a New York-based engineering consulting firm to assist in stress analysis and computer modeling. In addition, maintaining a good relationship with suppliers keeps UPF on the leading edge of technology. Hence, UPF’s association efforts provide valuable networking in the plastic industry.


Most noteworthy, United Plastic Fabricating prides itself on offering the best in welding plastic fabricated products on-time, with zero defects. UPF has developed an excellent reputation for identifying customized applications/solutions using the latest fabrication equipment, superior materials, state-of-the-art manufacturing, innovative technology and talented welders.

Furthermore, UPF’s work team concept and Total Quality Management (TQM) programs have raised the skill and quality levels of our fabricators. Proven product designs, combined with experienced production personnel ensure that UPF’s customers receive the best in plastic fabrication.

Further, UPF employees have the power to make process and quality improvements, and eliminate waste as part of our dedication to maximizing quality while minimizing cost.

Also, UPF’s three manufacturing plants are equipped with the latest plastic fabrication equipment to support internal R&D projects and your manufacturing need.

Capital investments in the latest cutting, bending and welding equipment have allowed UPF to improve quality and as a result we pass labor savings on to its customers.

In conclusion, UPF prides itself on creating new products for customers to remain competitive and to always have the best equipment available. These improvements better serve customers and dealers.