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Comar to expand west coast facilities

  2/14/2020 - Rancho Cucamonga, CA - Comar is building a custom facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Comar will consolidate current employees, equipment and operations from the existing Rancho Cucamonga and Garden Grove plants into this new state-of-the-art facility. The new 230,000 sq. ft. facility will be ISO 13485 certified, cGMP compliant and FDA registered, and will house dedicated injection blow molding, injection stretch blow molding and injection molding cells. Approximately 26,000 sq. ft. of the facility will have ISO Class 8 injection molding and assembly clean rooms with room for expansion. The new facility will feature a full service mold prototyping laboratory, and dedicated mold sampling and development equipment to enable Comar to rapidly bring customers from ideation to design to prototype to full production. Mike Ruggieri, CEO at Comar, said, “This transformational investment is an exciting milestone for our organization. We have an opportunity to create a purpose-built facility that will enhance the employee experience, delight our customers and provide a path for significant continued growth. This new facility will provide best-in-class medical device production areas and significant additional capacity to grow with our customers across product lines and market segments. This is a necessary step to support our continued growth and vision to be recognized as the premier plastic packaging, device and component supplier, innovating solutions for customers who lead the way to a healthier world.” Comar has secured the new facility and submitted drawings and permit applications. The goal is to begin construction in the spring of 2020, and complete move in and production startup of the new facility by the end of 2020. The facility will support manufacturing of complex finished medical devices and sub-assemblies incorporating injection molding, blow molding, high speed assembly, testing and finished device pack out. Pete Scharber, vice president, direct sales, said, “Combining our team into a single campus creates the opportunity for employees to strengthen and grow their expertise to support our customers’ needs. We are excited to amplify the Comar value proposition for our medical customers and create additional avenues to collaborate, reduce costs, mitigate risk and further partner in their success as a single source of supply.”

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Dow and Johnson Matthey technology selected for butanol facility in China - click to expand

Hankook Tire partners with Amazon Web Services for high-tech digital solutions and machine learning - click to expand

KraussMaffei to layoff 8 percent of workforce due to declining sales - click to expand

Japan's carbon black demand falls for second consecutive year - click to expand

Two Yokokama tires win prestigious Good Design awards - click to expand

Monday, February 17, 2020

Recovered carbon black market forecast with a CAGR of 16 percent through 2024 - click to expand

Watson-Marlow launches silicone transfer tubing developed for bioprocess fluid transfer - click to expand

Vibram signs multi-year partnership agreement with Pensole Academy - click to expand

Toyo Tires to transfer Truck and Bus Air Spring Business to Nitta Group - click to expand

Yokohama Rubber posts record earnings in 2019 - click to expand

Goodyear unveils new brand campaign during Daytona 500 - click to expand

Friday, February 14, 2020

Comar to expand west coast facilities - click to expand

Toshiba Machine to oppose takeover by activist investor - click to expand

Goldsmith & Eggleton laboratory renovation announced - click to expand

Global fumed silica market to surpass $1.8 billion by 2029 - click to expand

Book of the Day: Rubber & Tire Technology, Volume 1 - click to expand

Global carbon black market to reach $10.9 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Kraton to exhibit tread enhancement additives at Tire Technology Expo in Hannover - click to expand

First Graphene signs exclusive supply agreement with Steel Blue - click to expand

Learning and networking opportunities offered at Rubber Division, ACS 197th Technical Meeting - click to expand

NTB to sell 112 locations to Mavis Discount Tire - click to expand

Lanxess vegan processing promoters ensures CO2 savings in tire production - click to expand

Solvay and PDI Healthcare collaborate on disinfectant resistance testing of specialty polymers - click to expand

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

SWM advanced materials for face masks help address worldwide mask shortage - click to expand

Goodyear reports fourth quarter and full year financial results - click to expand

ASTM International rubber standard aims to improve silica quality - click to expand

Cambodia reports 30 percent increase in rubber exports - click to expand

Global automotive high-performance tires market forecast with a CAGR of 16 percent through 2023 - click to expand

Lanxess to showcase versatile and sustainable solutions at Tire Technology Expo - click to expand

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Milacron exhibiting all-electric Roboshot LSR machine at MD&M West - click to expand

Global automotive OEM tire market forecast shows growth through 2025 - click to expand

Bridgestone Retail Operations raises nearly $4 million for Boys & Girls Clubs of America - click to expand

OSHA announces new emphasis on silica standards - click to expand

Cooper Tire to announce fourth quarter and full year financial results February 24 - click to expand

GRTE 2020 Global Rubber, Latex and Tire Expo rescheduled due to coronavirus - click to expand

Market Reports

Global lithopene market forecast with a CAGR of 4 percent through 2027 - click to expand

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Global carbon black market to reach $10.9 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Recovered carbon black market forecast with a CAGR of 16 percent through 2024 - click to expand

Global fumed silica market to surpass $1.8 billion by 2029 - click to expand

Global automotive high-performance market forecast with a CAGR of 16% through 2023 - click to expand

Global automotive OEM tire market forecast shows growth through 2025 - click to expand

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