Founded in 1996, Makuta Micro Molding is 100% U.S. owned and operated. We’re located 20 minutes east of Indianapolis, Indiana, in the town of Shelbyville. Our plastic injection micro molding facility, which was specially built in 2007 to house our lights-out micro molding operations, operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Consistently at the forefront in the field of micro injection molding. Makuta, Inc. is ISO 9001 certified and audited to ISO 13485 medical as well as class 8 clean room certified. We are the only micro injection micro molding company in the world that is certified to manufacture products made with DuPont™ Vespel® materials.
Our entire state-of-the art manufacturing facility is climate controlled to 72°F (22.2°C) 365 days per year, and ISO certified as a Class 8 clean room under the newly revised standard ISO 14644-1:2015. The result is an extremely stable injection molding environment, an important factor in helping us achieve zero-defect manufacturing. State-of-the-art equipment can be found throughout our facility, from high-precision all-electric injection molding machines to customized precision robotics, automation and packaging systems.
Through technology licensing agreements, Makuta, Inc. is a member company of the Sansyu Group of micro molders, the oldest and largest micro injection molding group in the world. In addition to Makuta, the Sansyu Group includes eight other facilities: two production facilities and one mold making facility in Japan; one production facility in Hong Kong; a design and prototype facility in Singapore; two production facilities in Indonesia; and one production facility in the Philippine.
Group runs over 500 high-precision Sumitomo micro injection molding machines. As a member of the Sansyu Group, Makuta has access to unique research and technology that can be specifically tailored to meet customers’ requirements worldwide.
Our entire state-of-the art manufacturing facility is climate controlled to 72°F (22.2°C) 365 days per year.
“We will deliver parts to our customers defect-free, on time, every time.”
Our Innovative Culture
- Our partners realize the benefits of working with Makuta and our experienced team. That’s what sets us apart from typical micro injection molding companies – our talented group of people. Our culture is focused on those people, how they work within our team and ultimately how we provide extraordinary, world-class service. Every team member must be able to function in an atmosphere that expects everyone to be active and accountable for meeting our customers’ requirements. Each and every employee has the opportunity to participate in the decision making process and push the traditional boundaries of the manufacturing process.