Molding Business Services (MBS; Florence, MA) brings a deeper injection molding network to Gros Executive Recruiters (Franklin, TN), while Gros provides MBS with penetration into the packaging and plastics machinery markets.
The company’s Polarfin additive technology eliminates the need for surface treatment to bind together two dissimilar polymers or a polymer and another material. The technology is compatible with existing polymer conversion processes and requires little, if any, change to production equipment.
Medical-grade polyethersulfone from Solvay (Alpharetta, GA) was used by Apollo Medical Extrusion (Sandy, UT) to produce a part in a single step that previously required cutting stainless steel tubes and then welding them together.
Distinguish between preventive and responsive maintenance. Preventive maintenance includes calibrating instruments and testing incoming raw materials. Responsive maintenance fixes what’s broken, of course, but should also include written records of such actions.