140,000 square foot facility
R & D Lab
20,000 square foot engineering annex
Founded in 2010, Lightweight Labs (an affiliate of 96 year old Globe Machine based in Tacoma, WA) is an engineering and technology company that develops materials and manufacturing processes for plastic composites, including carbon fiber products. Lightweight Labs has developed a revolutionary carbon fiber curing system called RapidClave™. Visit the RapidClave™ page on this website to read just one example of their work.
Lightweight Labs has the ability to think outside the box and into the future of Composites manufacturing.
Burelbach Industries, formerly located in the Rickreall, Oregon, no longer exists as a separate company. However, the products previously manufactured by Burelbach are still available for manufacture and purchase through Globe Machine Manufacturing. Companies using machinery with the Burelbach Industries logo may rest assured that Globe will provide the parts, service, and maintenance necessary to continue operation.