Firms weigh pros, cons of using custom mixers

Meyer, Bruce
February 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;2/8/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
In this article, the author discusses the issues which are taken into account by the rubber product manufacturers when deciding whether to mix their own rubber or buy it on the outside. As reported, these include pricing, technical questions and service. It is also reported that ParkOhio Products Inc. in the past had different rubber units in Ohio, Chicago and Pennsylvania, but only one of these units did its own mixing.


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