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2016

September 2016

Pulp & Paper Sector

New Contracts Announced

Globe Machine

Globe is pleased to announce a new order for a Tissue Roll Wrapping & Upending System. The new system is scheduled for delivery in Q1-2017 to a mill in the Pacific Northwest Region for a major Tissue & Towel Manufacturer headquartered in Eastern Canada.

In addition, an order was recently secured for a new Strapping and Roll Handling System slated for installation in eastern Canada with a major linerboard manufacturer.

 

25 March 2016

Advanced Composite Sector

JEC Report

Globe Machine

Three Globe Machine Manufacturing personnel; Ron Jacobsen, Vice President; Ted Hile, Custom Manufacturing Manager; and Jim Martin, Director, Advanced Composites Equipment, attended and staffed the Globe exhibit at JEC World in Paris, France, March 8-10.  Globe personnel spent more than 75% of their time in scheduled meetings to discuss current projects, identify mutual interests with partners, and listen to the needs of prospective customers. read more

 

23 March 2016

Building Products Sector

I Beam Plant

Globe Machine is pleased to announce a new contract that involves supplying handling equipment for a Wood I-beam manufacturer.

 

21 March 2016

Pulp & Paper Sector

Successful Tissue World Show

There was a lot of interest shown at the Tissue World show in New Orleans during March.  Hot topics included roll handling equipment, pulp bale de-wiring systems, and news of several companies expanding their facilities.  Paul Dalietos thanks those who took the time to discuss their upcoming projects with him during the show and looks forward to furthering the discussions in the upcoming months.

 

9 February 2016

Advanced Composites Sector

Join Us at JEC

Globe Machine

Globe Machine Manufacturing personnel are gearing up for JEC World in Paris, France, March 8-10.  http://www.jeccomposites.com/events/jec-world-2016  We will once again have an exhibit space within the U.S. Pavilion; a block of booths organized by the U.S. Commercial Service to support small-to-medium size U.S. companies and State economic development departments eager to expand business opportunities with an international clientele.

JEC, an acronym for Journées Européennes du Composite, is still the world’s largest composites exposition after 20 years of operation.  Located in Paris during early spring every year, the expo attracts manufacturers, converters, engineers, scientists, students and corporate decision makers, seeking knowledge and business opportunities in the field of advanced composites.

If you are fortunate enough to find yourself in Paris during this year’s JEC, please visit us at booth P39c in the U.S. Pavilion.  We are looking forward to catching up with and meeting new customers, partners and friends at this year’s event.  Bonne Journee!

 

2015

31 August 2015

Advanced Composites Sector

Automotive Composites: Thermosets for the fast zone

Composites World

There are some realities of life that you can’t change. Taxes, for one. Another is that an automotive supplier must have the ability to produce a composite part in a minute, or at least in minutes...read more

 

27 July 2015

 

Pulp and Paper Sector

New Order from Soft Pulp Plant

Globe Machine

Globe Machine Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce a new order for a roll handling system with a major fluff pulp manufacturer in the Southeast Region USA.

 

26 June 2015

Building Products Sector

Conversion Line Ready for Shipment

Globe Machine

Globe Machine is pleased to announce the pending completion and subsequent shipment of a multiple component siding line for a major building products manufacturer in central Canada.  The customer has chosen to convert a previous OSB plant into a mill which will produce SmartSide brand wood siding for the residential, industrial, and light-commercial construction sectors in the USA and Canada.  Shipment from Globe Machine is now in progress, and will continue throughout July.

 

16 March 2015

Advanced Composites Sector

Globe Machine Developing Thermoplastic Work Cell

CompositesWorld

In an exclusive interview at JEC Europe 2015, Globe announced that Globe is now "employing a two-pronged approach. We have fast cycle technology for thermosets, and now will have the ability to quickly and reliably process thermoplastic materials... designed around a unidirectional tape..." Read more

 

7 March 2015

Pulp and Paper Sector

Tissue Manufacturer Orders Roll Handling System

Globe Machine

Globe Machine Manufacturing is pleased to announce a new order for a Tissue Roll Handling System slated for a major tissue manufacturer in the Southeast Region USA. The system features robotic labeling and core handling. It is also the first system of its kind with no hydraulics and a completely electro pneumatic design. Other features include our state of the art electric cradle upender with right angle flow and above floor design that does not require pits.

 

6 January 2015

Advanced Composites Sector

Sub-8-Minute cycle times on carbon/epoxy prepreg

CompositesWorld

 

Peggy Malnati reports on the future of the RapidClave system quoting Calvin Bamford, Jr. and Gary Lownsdale's optimism and plans for the future of RapidClave technology.  Lownsdale speaks of...faster heat transfer and tighter process control, which, in turn, expands the types of materials that can be processed. “Now we can work with the full range of epoxy resins — even snap-cure systems, which we couldn’t use before because we didn’t have fast-enough heat input or precise enough control over the heat cycle."  Read more

 

2014

12 September 2014

Advanced Composites Sector

Building and construction, automotive drive world market for CFRP composites past US$26 bln

Plastemart Technical Articles

Molders such as Plasan Composites worked with Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. and Weber Manufacturing to develop an autoclave-like manufacturing process...read more

 

1 December 2014

Pulp and Paper Sector

Paper Manufacturer Orders Equipment

Globe Machine

Globe Machine is pleased to announce the sale of a custom ramp and turntable system.  This order will be delivered to a paper manufacturer located in the Pacific Northwest.

 

1 December 2014

Building Products Sector

Laminating Line

Globe Machine

The Building Products sector of Globe Machine has received an order for laminating line equipment and upgrades to be manufactured for a panel plant located in the Southeastern United States.

 

10 November 2014

Advanced Composites Sector

Globe trials second-generation RapidClave System

Composites World

Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. reports that it has recently trialed a second-generation RapidClave out-of-autoclave system (OOA) and has achieved sub-8-minute (button-to-button) cycle times on epoxy/carbon fiber prepreg (unidirectional laminates, six to eight plies thick, laid up 0°/90°).  This is less than half the 17-minute cycle...read more

 

27 October 2014

Building Products Sector

Shipments Announced

Globe Machine

Globe Machine recently shipped a Plywood Pre-Press and Infeed Conveyor to a customer in Washington State.  Additionally, a Veneer Stacker upgrade was sent during October to a customer in New Zealand.

 

24 October 2014

Industrial Automation Sector

Custom Lifts Delivered

Globe Machine

Custom Lifts were delivered in October to a supplier in California and a Mid-West farm equipment manufacturer.  Custom Lifts are unique systems designed specifically for customer needs.

 

15 October 2014

Pulp and Paper Sector

New Orders Announced

Globe Machine

Globe Machine is pleased to announce the an order for a Tissue Roll & Spool Handing System.  Delivery is slated for May of 2015.  The System was ordered by a machine tissue manufacturer in the Southeast United States.

An order has also been received for a Roll Handling System featuring state-of-the-art MoveRoll Oy technology. The machinery is scheduled for a January 2015 delivery to a major kraft paper manufacturer in the Pacific Northwest.

 

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

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