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