A global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment that was putting thousands of healthcare workers at great risk has led to an "Apollo 13 moment" at a Richmond plastics company -- and major relief to Reid Health's clinical staff on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak. The new virus outbreak worldwide, along with panic buying and [...]
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A successful effort by a Richmond company to manufacture equipment to protect healthcare and emergency workers now involves three companies who are providing thousands of face shields to customers across the nation. Doug Borgsdorf, Business Unit Director with Primex Plastics, says the effort's updated tagline is "Houston, we have a new partnership!" He was referencing [...]
PrimexProtect Eagle and Birdie lines designed to help courses maintain player spacing while operating at full capacity. To help keep golfers on the course while still practicing social distancing, Indiana-based Primex Plastics Corporation has created the PrimexProtect Eagle and Birdie lines of golf cart dividers (patent pending). The dividers are easily installed plastic shielding systems [...]
Innovation, speed, collaboration, and follow-through. Those seem to be the watchwords of Wayne County, Indiana industries as they respond to the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday, March 22, a discussion of the looming shortage of Personal Protective Equipment at Reid Health in Richmond sparked an idea. Perhaps Primex Plastics (also in Richmond) could help with face [...]
Primex Plastics Corporation has aggressively joined the fight against the COVID-19 virus by engaging its three divisions in producing vital materials for first responders and medical professionals. The Richmond, Ind.-based company was able to quickly gear up in several ways after President Mike Cramer “made it clear to our groups to expend every effort to [...]
Primex Color, Compounding & Additives is growing business and hiring new staff at its Garfield, N.J. and Jasper, Tenn. facilities. As uncertainty, consolidation, plant closings and layoffs impact the plastics colorant industry, “Primex is stronger than ever,” says Business Unit Director Doug Borgsdorf. “We continue to grow our business through the development of innovative customer [...]
Watch how Primex helps the Eagles recycle stadium seats
Primex Plastics Corporation, the parent company of Primex Design & Fabrication (PDF) and Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCCA), has produced seven new videos to introduce prospective customers to its full line of custom plastics products for manufacturers, logistics and retail. The Primex line includes sheet and roll products, masterbatches and compounds, and fabricated packaging, [...]
Primex Design & Fabrication, PD&F, the leading manufacturer of reusable, returnable and recyclable plastic shipping containers, custom interior dunnage, protective packaging, point of purchase displays and retail packaging, has entered the automotive OEM market with its Bubble-X™ and Faraprene™ products for automotive components. The two materials can be formed for a wide variety of automotive [...]
Primex Design & Fabrication, PD&F, the leading manufacturer of reusable, returnable and recyclable plastic shipping containers, custom interior dunnage, protective packaging, point of purchase displays and retail packaging, has created a new delivery container for the snack food industry. The PD&F retail distribution box is an easy-open container made from PD&F’s unique Bubble-X™ three-layer plastic [...]