20 May 2009
20 May 2009
General Plastics Manufacturing Company had won the Washington Trade Council’s prestigious Globe Award for 2009.
The Globe Award is given annually to companies who demonstrate how they have expanded local international trade capacity, made substantial contributions in jobs and revenue, improved the community’s trade-status, and heightened awareness of the importance of international trade to the local economy.
Focused on the production of engineered high density rigid and flexible polyurethane foam General Plastics’ business activity and revenue is about evenly split between the sale of materials of construction, and sales of parts fabricated from its proprietary products and other materials.
The company will be honoured for its achievement at the 16th Annual World Trade Center Tacoma Awards Dinner on May 21, 2009. Presented by KeyBank, company president Floyd Henry will receive the award at the Hotel Murano event on behalf of General Plastics’ employees and ownership.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.
Technical Fibre Products will showcase its Optiveil nonwovens at China Composites Expo in Shanghai on 5-7 September.
Tecniplas is highlighting its composite equipment for the sugar and alcohol industries at the Fenasucro Trade Fair in Sertãozinho, Brazil, on 21-24 August.