Grand River Rubber & Plastics Blog
Grand River Rubber & Plastics has been a supporter of the Civic Development Corporation of Ashtabula County for many years. Civic Development Corporation of Ashtabula County was founded to help fund brick & mortar projects around the county such as Lake Shore Park, Greenway Trails, Ashtabula Arts Center, Geneva Parks, Conneaut Twp. Park, D-Day Ohio and many more. CDC of Ashtabula County improves the quality of life in our community by surveying its stakeholders, developing strategic objectives, identifying impactful projects, raising funds, and providing oversight for the successful completion of those projects. Every 5 years, CDC of Ashtabula County hosts a campaign to encourage people to raise funds to support various community projects. The Campaign 2020 focus is Shared Vision: A Community Blueprint.
Topics: Lathe Cut Gaskets
Grand River Rubber & Plastics celebrated United Way Day yesterday, December 12, 2019. The United Way of Ashtabula County event mobilizes the caring power of volunteers to make a meaningful impact in Ashtabula County. The United Way of Ashtabula County is a nonprofit organization that serves as a responsible steward of donated resources to impact the critical needs of our community in the areas of health, education and financial stability.
Choosing a sealant is one of the most important aspects of creating functionality and sustainability in your industrial and commercial products. Choosing the correct sealing solution is essential to keep debris out of your machinery and provide resistance to wear and tear. There are many sealing options available on the market including lathe cut gaskets, O-rings, quad seals, and die cut gaskets. In today’s blog, learn what lathe cut gaskets are, how they differ from O-Rings and quad seals, and how they benefit your products and machinery.
Grand River Rubber & Plastics is excited to announce Keith Wyatt as our new Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Wyatt is responsible for Grand River Rubber & Plastics operations throughout its three product lines: lathe cut gaskets, vacuum sweeper belts, and drum and pail. Wyatt will drive alignment across these product lines to ensure operational excellence as the company expands its manufacturing footprint both domestically and internationally. Below, learn more about Wyatt’s manufacturing background and his perspective on the future of Grand River Rubber & Plastics.
Topics: employee ownership
Grand River Rubber & Plastics is proud to serve customers in a variety of industries and provide them with solutions to their biggest challenges. Below, learn how we helped Pretty Knotty develop an innovative hair tie designed for high-performance athletes.
Topics: Lathe Cut Gaskets
Topics: Vacuum Flat Belt
Bobby Nelson is a testament to the multitude of possibilities available in manufacturing careers. In his 20 years at Grand River, he has touched nearly every department at the company. Just over five years ago, Nelson joined the sales team at Grand River. He is evidence that with hard work and tenacity, you can accomplish anything. Hear Nelson’s take on his 2 decades in manufacturing and what he’s learned in his transition from the factory floor to sales below.