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10 November 2014

Advanced Composites Sector

Globe Trials Second-Generation RapidClave System

Composites World

Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. reports that it has recently trialed a second-generation RapidClave out-of-autoclave system (OOA) and has achieved sub-8-minute (button-to-button) cycle times on epoxy/carbon fiber prepreg (unidirectional laminates, six to eight plies thick, laid up 0°/90°).  This is less than half the 17-minute cycle...read more

 

27 October 2014

Building Products Sector

Shipments Announced

Globe Machine

Globe Machine recently shipped a Plywood Pre-Press and Infeed Conveyor to a customer in Washington State.  Additionally, a Veneer Stacker upgrade was sent during October to a customer in New Zealand.

 

24 October 2014

Industrial Automation Sector

Custom Lifts Delivered

Globe Machine

Custom Lifts were delivered in October to a supplier in California and a Mid-West farm equipment manufacturer.  Custom Lifts are unique systems designed specifically for customer needs.

 

15 October 2014

Pulp and Paper Sector

New Orders Announced

Globe Machine

Globe Machine is pleased to announce the an order for a Tissue Roll & Spool Handing System.  Delivery is slated for May of 2015.  The System was ordered by a machine tissue manufacturer in the Southeast United States.

An order has also been received for a Roll Handling System featuring state-of-the-art MoveRoll Oy technology. The machinery is scheduled for a January 2015 delivery to a major kraft paper manufacturer in the Pacific Northwest.

 

1 October 2014

Pulp and Paper Sector

Roll Handling System Nears Completion

Globe Machine October Newsletter

The finishing touches are being added to a roll handling system slated to leave Globe Machine this month.  The system will be installed at a  tissue manufacturing facility on the East Coast of the USA.

 

1 October 2014

Building Products Sector

Sander Line & Conveyor Headed to Texas

Globe Machine October Newsletter

A sander line feeder & conveyor were recently completed,  The components left the Globe Machine plant last week headed for installation at a major plywood processing facility in Texas.

 

24 September 2014

Pulp and Paper Sector

Spool Handling System Slated for NE

Globe Machine

Globe Machine Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce a new order for a Spool Handling System. The system is slated for a major tissue manufacturer in the northeast region.

 

4 September 2014

Pulp and Paper Sector

Film Wrapping System Contracted

Globe Machine Newsletter

Globe Machine is pleased to announce a major contract for a Radial Stretch Film Wrapping System complete with our state of the art upending equipment and short pitch conveyor design. The system is slated for a major paper manufacturer in the Southeast USA.

 

28 June 2014

Advanced Composites Sector

State Bets on Composites as Future of Manufacturing

The Seattle Times

(Gov.) Inslee hailed "the beginning of a structural revolution in a growing market" and declared the goal of creating here (in Washington) "a carbon-fiber industrial cluster."

Geoff Wood, an industry consultant to the state,  stated "to leverage that into a composite cluster, firms should develop leading-edge automation technologies that can be used in higher-volume sectors such as auto making."

Globe Machine, a family-run business founded in 1917 that employs about 170 people in Tacoma, is pioneering such technology... Read More

 

2 June 2014

Advanced Composites Sector

High Volume, In Autoclave

Composites World

Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. (Tacoma, Wash.) announced the launch of RapidClave®2, its second-generation technology that provides autoclave-processing capabilities in a machine that operates significantly faster than traditional autoclaves...  Read More

 

4 March 2014

Advanced Composites Sector

Carbon Fiber 2013 Conference Report

High Performance Composites

RapidClave® produces parts with Class A surfaces and has been a significant technology upgrade for the processor. “We’re moving from hours per part to parts per hour,” he (Gary Lownsdale of Plasan) quipped.  Read More

 

 

 

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