Ontario Plastics, Inc was founded in 1945 by Richard L. Hayes in Rochester, NY and has grown to serve an international base of distinguished and loyal customers from diverse industries such as electronics, aerospace, business machines, and medical.

1945,OPI founded by Richard L. Hayes & John F. Spitznagel with only $5\,000 and our first molding job begins: clothespins!
1950’s,Molded RT French Co. Hot Dan mustard spoons\, Rochester Savings Bank replica banks\, and Paula Sue & Howdy Doody Dolls
1960’s,Established the Plastic Box Line of products
1970’s,Leo J. Hayes and Michael J. Hayes (2nd generation) assumed control of OPI

1980’s,Significant investments made to upgrade injection molding equipment and the electric power supply
1990’s,Ownership transferred to the third generation. OPI recognized for many contributions to the Rochester Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers
2001,Achieved ISO 9001-2000 certification from BVQI. New calibration and SPC software installed
2002,Awarded Eastman Kodak “Certified Supplier” status (first injection molder to be recognized) after previous “Valued Supplier”\, “Silver Supplier”\, and “Gold Supplier” awards
2006,New ERP System installed: IQMS Enterprise IQ
2011,Significant upgrades made to the water cooling system\, including installation of a new BAC Cooling Tower and electronic controls
2014,All key molding technicians trained in Scientific Molding
2015,Significant capacity and capability upgrades made to the Value-Added (Secondary Ops) Department
2016,Recertified to ISO 9001: 2015 from Bureau Veritas
2018,Designed and installed a fully integrated Sumitomo Demag Electric IMM with a Singulation Conveyor System and Keyence In-Process Inspection Camera to 100% automate high volume production parts from three 16-cavity molds
2020,Purchased and installed Keyence Corp XM-1600 Handheld CMM to perform FAI’s and in-process inspections
2021,Awarded “Outstanding Quality Supplier of the Year” award from a key international customer

2022,Purchased and installed a new High Efficiency Sullair Compressed Air System with Dryer and large capacity tank

2023,Upgraded DELMIAWorks/IQMS ERP System to v2022, and upgraded all server hardware to support the new software requirements

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