Grand River Rubber & Plastics Blog

Meet Vicki Ellsworth, Customer Service Representative

Posted by Alan Blankenship on Jul 29, 2022 9:23:19 AM

When you start asking questions of Grand River Rubber & Plastics employees, a common theme emerges: there’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ workday, and they seem to like it that way.

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Topics: Lathe Cut Gaskets, employee ownership, Work at Grand River Rubber

Meet Jim Hlebovy, Process Engineer

Posted by Alan Blankenship on Jun 23, 2022 2:21:48 PM

Jim Hlebovy joined Grand River Rubber & Plastics in 2018 as a Quality Engineer, then the position evolved into a Process Engineer. He has worked in both Quality and Engineering. Jim said that as a child, he wanted to be a mechanic or someone who worked on equipment to fix it.

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Topics: Lathe Cut Gaskets, employee ownership, Work at Grand River Rubber

Planning for a Successful 2022

Posted by Alan Blankenship on Mar 22, 2022 8:52:59 AM

Being in the rubber business for nearly five decades, we’re accustomed to evaluating new materials, evolving engineering techniques, and adapting to meet our customers’ needs for lathe cut gaskets, pail gaskets, and belts for many market segments, including oil filters, transformer, agriculture, plumbing and many more. (This is a long read, but we promise it’s worth it!) 

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Topics: Lathe Cut Gaskets, employee ownership, COVID-19, Work at Grand River Rubber, On-Site Health Clinic

Ensuring Quality, Competitive Products

Posted by Alan Blankenship on Dec 13, 2021 4:10:50 PM

Meet Technical Services Manager Laura Boniface

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Topics: quality policy, NSF/ANSI Standard 61, employee ownership, Work at Grand River Rubber

Grand New Benefits for Employee Health

Posted by Alan Blankenship on Sep 20, 2021 9:40:30 AM

Imagine working for a company where health care benefits include an on-site Primary Care Provider. That’s the reality for employees at Grand River Rubber & Plastics.

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Topics: Work at Grand River Rubber, On-Site Health Clinic

Why Working with an Employee Owned Company is Good for Customers, Suppliers, Employees, and Community

Posted by Alan Blankenship on Apr 30, 2021 2:25:45 PM

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Topics: quality policy, employee ownership, Work at Grand River Rubber