Rapid Curing System
Find out more about Globe's new RapidClave® curing technology for carbon fiber prepreg and other advanced composites. Achieve results normally performed using a traditional autoclave system in a fraction of the time. A true revolution in the Advanced Composites sector!
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.
Globe Machine is a major contributor to process technology. We have been proud suppliers of machinery and systems to the wood production industry since the early 1900's, 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.
The end of April saw a new Shuffler completed and shipped as part of an OSB manufacturing line upgrade taking place in the Southern USA. Shufflers rotate a stack of panels on edge for inspection and easy removal (if warranted) after which they are squared up, laid flat, and conveyed to the next station.
Other recent orders for this sector include two 42-inch Veneer Hogs, both of which are replacing models which have been in continuous service since the 1970's.
The Globe Advanced Composites Equipment team was pleased with the opportunity to make so many helpful contacts with those that attended JEC Paris.
Jim Martin, Director, will be attending the Sampe Tech Conference in Seattle, WA on May 25th. He will be discussing Globe’s latest high-rate, high-volume continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic tape formatting and conversion process solutions w, as well as next evolutions of RapidClave® process heating/cooling and tooling configurations.
The first day of spring, Globe loaded an Upender for delivery to the KapStone Kraft Paper facility in North Carolina. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, KapStone is a leading North American producer of unbleached Kraft paper and corrugated packaging products. KapStone's Upender model receives the paper roll in the side-down position, tilts it upright, then moves the roll either 90 degrees left or right to continue conveying to the next location.
The State of Washington has recognized Globe Machine Manufacturing Corporation as an officially designated Century Corporation, having kept its corporate status with the State of Washington for 100 years. Globe was officially registered for the first time on February 17, 1917. Of the 3500 incorporations filed in Washington in 1917, only 26 exist today.