We are proud to display our shared SPE Award for achievement in Pressure Press Technology.  Click the photo to view and read the full award.

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Globe Machine is a major contributor to process technology. We have been proud suppliers of machinery and systems to the wood production industry since 1917, and now supply to not only the wood products manufacturers, but to the  mineral bonded panel, pulp, paper and plastics industries in North America and International markets.  We are also Materials Handling equipment suppliers, focused on providing material handling solutions and systems to all industries.

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Perfectly situated in the tidal flats industrial area in northern Tacoma, WA, USA, we are able to enjoy the wonders of Puget Sound and Mount Rainier while being within major road and shipping corridors.


Make sure to visit us when you are in the area!

As a local manufacturer and process equipment resource, Globe can provide custom equipment, on site support, and rapid response backed by our in-house systems design, mechanical and electrical engineering, fabrication, machining, assembly, control panel building (UL Listed), and field service team.



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



17 November 2013

Advanced Composites Sector

Nissan Rogue Tailgate Garners Top SPE Award

Plastics News

General Motors Co. of Detroit won the Process/Assembly/Enabling Technology category for the 2014 Corvette. The Corvette uses a new process, developed by Plasan Carbon Composites of Wixom, Mich., to produce carbon-fiber composites far more quickly than traditional autoclave manufacturing. The "pressure press technology" uses equipment supplied by Globe Machine Co. of Tacoma, Wash., material from Toray Industries Inc. of Tokyo and tooling from Weber Manufacturing Technologies Inc. of Midland, Ontario. The technology can produce parts in 17 minutes — which is fast enough to be used on a car with high production volumes, unlike traditional processing...Read More






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