Breakthrough: Low-Density SMC Resets Industry Bar

Breakthrough: Low-Density SMC Resets Industry Bar

Lighter than water (0.95sg), it floats! The team at MFG Research is dedicated to composites manufacturing innovation and has accomplished another breakthrough in thermoset SMC technology. A new proprietary formulation—Float SMC­—features a specific gravity (sg) of...
Steady Growth at MFG de Mexico

Steady Growth at MFG de Mexico

When MFG de Mexico opened a second 90,000sf plant in 2015, it effectively doubled capacity of the entity. The company hasn’t slowed down since—­augmenting capability and capacity with the completion of a new 33,050sf warehouse and an additional 2,000-ton press. VP and...
2020 Supplier of the Year

2020 Supplier of the Year

Ashland LLC was honored as MFG’s Supplier of the Year. The annual gathering was a virtual event, conducted via Zoom this year. In all, 27 suppliers and distributors were recognized. MFG’s President/CEO Richard Morrison spoke to the group about the year’s unexpected...
U-Haul Part Production Returns to Union City Plant

U-Haul Part Production Returns to Union City Plant

For the past 30 years, MFG’s plant in Southern California has been producing composite parts for U-Haul’s Ford rolling chassis. This summer that job transferred back to MFG Union City, where it launched back in 1985. The shift back to Union City will result in freight...
In the Community

In the Community

Apodaca, Mexico: MFG de Mexico made a donation to Casa Hogar Alabastro de Amor, an association providing shelter, food and medicine to elderly homeless citizens. The company also contributed to Ayuda un Callejerito, an organization that rescues and places stray dogs...
MFG Alabama Promotes  Kha Tran to Plant Manager

MFG Alabama Promotes Kha Tran to Plant Manager

MFG Alabama announced the promotion of Kha Tran to plant manager, reporting to Dave Giovannini, SVP Wind. Kha joined the entity as engineering/quality manager in 2015, and was promoted to operations manager in 2018. Kha has extensive background in composites and...