Who is Vanguard Plastics?
Vanguard Plastics is a Surrey, BC company specializing in Innovative Hardware Solutions. The company offers four major product lines: Window & Door Hardware, Shopping Baskets, Closet Organizer & Shelving systems, and Custom Mold Engineering.

Does Vanguard offer custom engineering?
Yes, Vanguard will work with you to design the best solution for your application.

What is Vanguard’s typical lead-time for an order?
Depending on the size of the order and part complexity, orders are typically shipped within 2-3 weeks of receiving a purchase order.

What materials does Vanguard mold in?
Nylon-6, Polypropylene, Acetal, PET/Polycarbonate blend, and Polystyrene are all typical materials for injection-molded plastics at Vanguard.

What colors are available?
Hundreds of stock colors are available for most grades of plastic. Custom colors can be produced with a sample for color-matching.

How large a part can Vanguard make? How small?
Vanguard’s 14 injection molding machines range in size from 40 tons clamp force to 500 tons. With this range, part weights can be less than 1g of material, to 1.5kg.

Is Vanguard ISO Certified?
Yes, Vanguard has been ISO registered since 1998.

What standards are Vanguard products tested to?
Depending on the purpose of the part, various test methods are used. Internal Quality Assurance tests all parts to ensure consistent quality.

Does Vanguard make its own molds?
Yes, Vanguard has a full tooling shop with a team of experienced toolmakers.