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Local Company’s Products Featured on TODAY Show’s Tailgating Gadgets Segment with Kathie Lee & Hoda

BeraTek’s Hold & Go Slow Cooker and Magnetic Crock Skins featured on segment “10 gadgets to kick your tailgating party into the end zone” with Kathie Lee & Hoda. CEDAR RAPIDS, IA– Kathie Lee and Hoda featured “Tailgating Tech,” including the ultra-portable single handle Hold & Go Slow Cooker and Magnetic Crock Skins, made by...
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Top 5 Considerations When Designing a Part for Injection Molding

Injection Molding is an excellent option for mass producing a product. To reduce potential risks of failure and incurring additional costs it is important to ensure your product is designed to run as cost-effectively as possible. Lack of designing for manufacturing can cause any number of issues, such as delays in expensive mold modifications, manufacturing delays, poor part quality and...
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Vertical (VerTEKal) Integration is New Standard for Manufacturing

BeraTek Industries is paving the road to a new standard in manufacturing. As a product design and manufacturing company, BeraTek’s strategy is to offer all services under one roof and to increase speed to market for new products. It is our goal to help companies reduce the risk of manufacturing and launching new products by...
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4 Reasons Why You Should Choose BeraTek Industries

There are many options to meet your design, manufacturing, and distributing needs so why should you choose BeraTek Industries? Lots of reasons, but mainly because we build strong relationships with our customers and have a unique and efficient process to get you from idea to product. VerTEKally Integrated BeraTek Industries has developed a vertically integrated...
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Product Design, Manufacturing and Launching Quickly the Foundation of Success at BeraTek Industries

My name is Gerald Beranek and I’m the founder of BeraTek Industries. I’m known by my colleagues as a problem solver and an ideas man. As an entrepreneur, I have firsthand experience about the cost and time necessary to bring a product idea to market. In January 2015, I opened the doors of BeraTek Industries,...
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Revolutionary Beer Paddle Designed and Manufactured in USA

BeraTek founder Gerald Beranek did a happy dance when he received a call from co-founder Ben McDougal inquiring about BeraTek’s manufacturing capabilities and design services. FliteBrite was seeking a budget-friendly injection molding house and wanted to work with a local company to manufacture their beer flight paddle. A beer lover himself, Beranek was pleased to...
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HSN | Good Housekeeping

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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5 Things to Know About Industrial Design

Until recently, the field of industrial design has been at work, unbeknownst to the general population. When I say I am an industrial designer, most people will admit they don’t know what that is, or will ask if I design things like factories or machines. My short response being that I design the products which...
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MUD base tooling reduces up-front tooling investment

In order to effectively explain MUD (Master Unit Die) base tooling, I must first explain tooling options on either end of the cost spectrum so you can better understand MUD base tooling’s place in the middle. Prototype Hand Tooling Prototype hand tooling is by far the most cost-effective means of injection molding a part. This option often comes...
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