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
Globe Machine Manufacturing Company, which worked with Plasan Carbon Composites to develop the new RapidClave thermoset cure technology, will be among the speakers at Carbon Fiber 2013 and will outline the process’ potential in aerospace applications…Read More
Globe Machine launched a new panel scanning system at Ligna, developed with its partner Camsensor, for plywood face grading, automation of panel repair and high-speed panel edge defect detection, as well as MDF face grading. Read More
Globe Machine will be participating in this year's Info Fair to be held in Huntington Beach, California. Sponsored by the Engineered Wood Technology Association, the Info Fair is a product and services exposition featuring equipment manufacturers, product suppliers and service providers. The exhibition will be open during the receptions Sunday and Monday, and Monday lunch. Visit with Globe Representatives in Stand 57.
Organizers of the 2014 Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo (PELICE) announce that 13 companies have already stepped up as exhibitor sponsors for the event to be held March 20-21, 2014 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Globe Machine….Read More
Toray Industries Inc. has taken a minority stake in auto carbon fiber supplier Plasan Carbon Composites Inc. in a move underlining the potential growth for carbon fiber parts...Read More
finishing line technologies for the panel and engineered wood products industry, this year Globe will showcase their developments in scanning for a broad spectrum of panel applications...Read More