Injection Blow Molding (IBM) Bottles
The injection blow molding (IBM) process produces billions of plastic containers each year, ranging in size from 1 ml to 2 liters. These containers meet exacting standards of consistent weight, volume and tolerance, and are popular for pharmaceuticals and toiletries to automotive and household use. We Care.

Injection Blow Molding Advantages
• Accommodates snap-in plugs, fitments, dispensing spouts & orifice reducers
• Virtually no scrap
• No Trimming
• Excellent gram weight control
• Excellent material processing capability options
• Minimal auxiliary equipment required
• Precise neck dimension
• Good material distribution consistency
• Parting lines nearly invisible
• Variety of different finishes are possible
• High cavitation capability with smaller bottle sizes - up to 32 cavity tool sets
• Lower price for high volume, smaller size items
• Friendly for downstream operations like decoration

Injection Blow Molding Disadvantages
• Longer tooling development lead times
• Unit cavity ahead is almost always required
• Higher mold equipment costs

Typical Products for Injection Blow Molding (IBM)
• Jars
o Made in a wide variety of materials
o No secondary trimming is required when making the neck finish
• Ovals – Cylinders & Boston Rounds
o HDPE, LDPE, PP
o Up to 24 cavity molds from 9-15 second cycles
• Pill Bottles
o PP, HDPE, LDPE and PS
o Can be designed with complicated injected neck finishes for Child Resistance or pilfer-proofing
o Neck finish is excellent for barrier seals against moisture with a plug seal closure
o Very flat for tamper foil application
• Roll-on Deodorant
o PP and HDPE
o Close tolerance of the injection molded ball seating allows for an even application of the deodorant product
• Specialty Items
o Lab Ware
o Custom Shapes
o Food Coloring/Dropper Bottles