As 2017 comes to an end, we’re reflecting on all of the big things that happened during the year. We had advancements in information technology, added new equipment to our factory, put an increased focus on quality and made major strides in our salesforce. Here's what happened at Apple Rubber in 2017.
Getting different generations to work together has always been a challenge. When it comes to baby boomers and millennials, though, the test can be even harder. Not sure how to do that? That’s why we’re here. We’re breaking down everything you need to know about how baby boomers and millennials can work together.
This year, Manufacturing Day falls on Friday, October 6. Across the country, you’ll find manufacturers holding educational workshops, industry conferences, expert panels, employee appreciation days and other inspiring events. In honor of Manufacturing Day, we’ve compiled an infographic highlighting the current state of the industry in the U.S.
Obtaining a professional certification isn’t a requirement for manufacturers, but it does help professionals stay up to date on industry trends, enhance their education and boost careers. Want to find out which manufacturing certification is right for you? In order to jumpstart your search, we’ve compiled seven of our favorites.
When it comes to producing large O-rings for today’s demanding applications, the old, unsophisticated method of slash and glue just can’t cut it. Now, Apple Rubber offers you the ultimate solution for producing large O-rings with greater strength and tighter tolerances. Thermobonding is Apple Rubber’s breakthrough manufacturing process for large O-rings and seals. This unique process molds the jo...
Whether your currently use molded large O-rings or seals produced by conventional bonding methods, or are undecided as to which seal is best for your application, Apple Rubber’s MacrOring® seals are the economical, superior choice. Developed in response to growing market demands, MacrOring® seals are stronger, larger O-rings with tighter tolerances than ordinary slash and glue seals.
Apple Rubber has an extensive in-house mold making shop. We produce over 90% of our tooling used to produce the highest quality rubber parts. This allows us to reduce lead times and provide faster service to our customers. From producing prototype to production tooling, molds can be cut as little as 1 week depending on design and work load.
Apple Rubber was founded in 1971 in Lancaster, NY, just outside the city of Buffalo. During our 40+ year history, the company has continually innovated and responded to the changing needs of our customers, introducing unique new products, advancing O-ring and seal material science, and developing expert engineering services. Today we are a leading designer and manufacturer of seals and sealing de...