LMI Blog

Quanex Acquires LMI Custom Mixing Assets, Broadens Polymer Solutions Capabilities

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Nov 3, 2022 2:55:07 PM

LMI, a leader in custom polymer compounding, will complement Quanex’s polymer expertise while expanding key capabilities for new and existing customers. 

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Bailey Lewton Joins LMI Custom Mixing as Its Continuous Improvement Engineer

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on May 31, 2022 12:37:45 PM

The Cambridge-based custom polymer mixing company welcomes Bailey Lewton to the LMI engineering team.

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Topics: LMI Employees, New Hire

LMI Custom Mixing LLC. Hires Celeste Vanfossen to join their continually growing team.

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Dec 8, 2021 3:09:47 PM

LMI Custom Mixing is pleased to announce its recent hire of Celeste Vanfossen, who has joined the LMI team as a Junior Chemist at the Cambridge, Ohio custom polymer mixing facility. Celeste’s responsibilities include creating process improvements in the mixing plant, assisting with product commercialization, new product development, R&D, and material testing.  

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LMI Custom Mixing LLC Announces Nikki Cook as EHS Manager

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Dec 3, 2021 4:32:26 PM

The Cambridge-based custom polymer mixing company welcomes Nikki Cook to the LMI management team.

LMI Custom Mixing LLC (“LMI”) is pleased to announce its recent hire, Nikki Cook, who has joined the LMI team as an environmental health and safety manager at the Cambridge, Ohio custom polymer mixing facility. Cook’s primary focus is to drive LMI’s safety culture by ensuring the facility complies with all applicable environmental, health, and safety regulations. Her responsibilities include the development of systems and processes to enhance LMI’s EHS goals, implementation of new safety solutions and techniques, training, auditing, and reporting.

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Topics: LMI Employees, New Hire

LMI Recognized as an Agile, Personalized Custom Mixer

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Jun 18, 2021 2:48:40 PM

LMI Custom Mixing was recently featured as a nimble, customer-focused, and forward-thinking company in an article by Rubber & Plastics News. The article discussed the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on the custom mixing industry. Andrew Schunk outlined the challenges that custom rubber mixing companies have witnessed over the past 13 months, including “...volatile raw materials market, lengthy supplier lead times, and stingy labor climate…”

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Topics: Capabilities

Microdense Compounds: Structure, Applications, Design, & Tech Specifications of EPDM

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Jan 20, 2021 12:14:48 PM

 

Efficiency, strength, and functionality are all important factors in designing today’s automobiles and tomorrow’s transportation solutions. Vehicles that utilize lighter and more sustainable engineered components are more energy efficient and reduce dependency on fossil fuels. EPDM rubber compounds have traditionally been used for automotive sealing systems because they offer exceptional weatherability and ozone resistance.

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Topics: Capabilities

LMI Custom Mixing - Colored Sponge Compounds

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Sep 9, 2020 1:59:11 PM

Structure, Applications, Design, and Technical Specifications:

Introduction

Some applications require a non-black or even a color-specific sponge solution, with the same technical benefits and physical properties normally achieved with traditional black sponge compounds.

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Topics: Capabilities, Colored Sponge Compounds

LMI Stands Out From the Competition as a Preferred Provider of Custom Compounds

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Jun 9, 2020 3:13:13 PM

Popular rubber manufacturing newspaper Rubber & Plastics News recently visited LMI Custom Mixing at their Cambridge, Ohio manufacturing facility to learn how LMI combines expertise and state-of-the-art equipment to provide world-class products to its customers in the custom mixing market.

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Topics: Insider, LMI Employees, Capabilities

LMI Custom Mixing LLC. Hires Dawn Beasley as an Accounting Specialist

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Jan 21, 2020 3:05:58 PM

The Cambridge-based custom polymer mixing company welcomes Dawn Beasley to the LMI accounting team. 

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Topics: New Hire

LMI Custom Mixing Announces New Production Team Leader

Posted by LMI Custom Mixing on Dec 16, 2019 1:36:20 PM

This week LMI Custom Mixing, a Cambridge-based custom polymer and rubber mixing company, announced the promotion of Kenneth Bozarth to Team Leader. Bozarth joined LMI over nine years ago and has played an integral role in LMI’s ability to best serve customers’ needs with efficient production of the highest-quality compounds. Bozarth has advanced through positions from Production Associate and Shift Champion, to his recent promotion to Team Leader where he will lead and manage daily production operations for his team.

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Topics: LMI Employees, Promotion