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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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.
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.
The state-of-the-art U.S. based rubber mixing facility increases manufacturing capacity as well as shipping, storage, and office space as part of a three-phase, multi-year expansion driven by ongoing customer growth and continued support from the local community in Cambridge, Ohio.