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22455 Everton Avenue North
Forest Lake, MN 55025
Phone 763.535.2334



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About Us

Our History:

Custom Mold & Design buildingCustom Mold & Design was founded in 1965 for the purpose of manufacturing plastic injection molds. High quality product, superior service to the customer and a dedication to the well-being of each employee has always been the goal. Today we continue to operate under that same philosophy and ideology. We employ the very best, highly dedicated engineers and mold manufacturers with combined industry experience in excess of 1000 years! 

In more recent years, we created a specialized division called CMD - Precision Manufacturing Group.  We created this factory within a factory team to better serve our customers’ growing needs for machined components, assemblies and fixturing.

Our Philosophy Is Customer Service:

We have a philosophy that starts and ends with people working together and dedicated to providing each customer with the level of service and quality product they demand. Using our state-of-the-art systems and procedures, our team is able to provide results superior to that of our competitors.  

Our Values: The values at Custom Mold & Design are established as guidelines for employment and to represent to our customers our primary core competency. These values have created a culture that makes us unique.
  • Positive Attitude: Desire to succeed, cooperative, friendly, coachable
  • (Courageously) Innovative: Forward thinking, finding economical solutions
  • Customer First: Meeting and exceeding customer expectations
  • Team Player: Working together, dedicated to common goals 

Our Facility: We are located in Forest Lake, Minnesota, occupying a state-of-the-art 40,000 square foot facility. We employ the latest technology in CAD/CAM systems and machine tools.

Experience: Custom Mold & Design has a proven track record of manufacturing molds that run tens of millions of cycles. We have designed and manufactured thousands of molds since the company was founded in 1965. The average employee at Custom Mold & Design has over 20 years of industry experience.

Versatility: Custom Mold & Design can offer you a full range of tooling and design services. Our versatility and experience has allowed us to successfully serve a vast array of companies spanning numerous industries with a wide range of requirements.

Industries Served:

  • Medical
  • Defense and Aerospace
  • Communications
  • Automotive
  • Industrial products
  • Consumer products
  • Etc.

Processes Supported:

  • Thermoplastic
  • Metal injection
  • Silicone injection
  • Die casting
  • Rubber

Mold Sampling:

  • 20 - 620 tons
  • Moldflow



Mold Qualification:

  • First article inspection
  • Capability studies

Mold Types:

  • Thermoplastic and elastomeric injection
  • Silicone
  • Multi-cavity
  • Two-Shot
  • Micro
  • MIM
  • Ceramic
  • Unscrewing
  • Stack Molds
  • Insert molding

Precision Machining:

  • Wire/Sinker EDM
  • CNC machining
  • Grinding
  • Hard milling
  • Turning / Swiss machining

High Quality Molds Produce High Quality Product

Innovation: You will like working with Custom Mold & Design. Our designers are highly experienced with a dedicated interest to our customers’ needs. They understand the demands of today's exacting tooling requirements.

Engineers: Committed to continuous improvement, Custom Mold & Design’s highly skilled staff of engineers and mold makers uses the latest CAD/CAM systems to meet the ever-changing needs of its customers. Our customers rely on us for advice in all phases of their molding requirements. We typically participate in the part design as well as taking full responsibility for the mold design. The product costs are highly influenced by the design of the mold as well as the design of the product being manufactured. Our highly experienced engineers and mold makers are capable of providing the creative input necessary to make the best possible decisions.

Interchangeability: Our attention to detail and our manufacturing discipline create precision components that provide you the benefits of full interchangeability of components. These benefits provide lower maintenance costs, longer mold life, and more consistent product quality.

Technology: Custom Mold & Design will design and manufacture molds that meet or exceed all customer requirements.

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