After 15 years of hard work and dedication, TMI bids farewell to ISO Lead Auditor, Juanita White, and wishes her all the best on the next chapter in her journey.…
Meet Michelle... Michelle has been with TMI for 8 months as a Quality Control Inspector. A typical day for Michelle looks like grabbing some coffee, jamming to some good music…
Meet Tina... Tina N. has been a Quality Control Inspector with TMI for three years. She is originally from the town of Georgetown, Guyana in South America, about 2,750 miles…
What is Silicone and Why is it Important? Silicone rubber is a valuable elastomer for a plethora of applications. It is an incredibly hearty material that has great weather and…
What has the coronavirus pandemic done to your supply chain? If you’re struggling to obtain the high-quality rubber components you need, it may be time to look for a different supplier.
It’s especially important to secure a reliable supplier now considering that the worldwide rubber molding market is expected to surge over the next five years from $33.7 billion to $51.42 billion.
TMI is stepping up to help meet this massive increase in demand, both during COVID-19 and long after the pandemic ends. If you’re frustrated by inconsistent supply or poor quality products, learn more about the rubber solutions offered by TMI in Youngstown, Ohio.(more…)
What Is Custom Rubber Molding and Fabrication?
If you need a rubber material for your government contract project, the TMI team can create it for you using customized plans. Years of testing, researching, design engineering, and real-world experience have helped the TMI team gain in-depth knowledge about polymer behavior and rubber qualities.
This means we know exactly how every type of rubber will perform and function in any condition or application. You don’t want the hassle and stress of costly mistakes while you complete your government contract, which is exactly why it’s so important to partner with a rubber expert who accepts nothing less than excellence.(more…)
The rubber parts and mechanical seals used in the aerospace industry must always be designed and manufactured to the highest standards. After all, lives depend on it!
The team at TMI understands better than most how even the smallest failure during the construction of an aircraft or space vehicle can result in devastation and disaster. TMI has decades of experience manufacturing aerospace mechanical seals that meet or exceed the highest industry standards.(more…)
Silicone and rubber are available in every variety imaginable, but sometimes you need the best of the best: FDA-approved food grade silicone. Whether you’re manufacturing water purification tubing, commercial oven gaskets, or anything in between, food grade silicone provides the quality, safety, and benefits your products need.
What Is FDA-Approved Silicone?
Silicone is a type of plastic called an elastomer. When silica and carbon are heated together at elevated temperatures, silicone forms.(more…)
Now might be a good time to start gearing up for a resurging economy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world’s economy in many ways. In the United States, overall economic activity has dropped significantly, though some segments of the economy were less affected.
While it is fairly easy to measure consumer demand, the impact on U.S. rubber parts manufacturing is harder to measure because of the lead-times necessary to plan future production. There is no doubt, however, that thousands of businesses have delayed or reduced orders for new parts.(more…)
The worldwide rubber molding market is expected to grow from $33.97 billion in 2019 to over $51.42 billion in the next five years – that’s a 51 percent increase!
A lion’s share of this increased business will happen in the United States because of serious production problems expected in China and other countries that are big players in the global rubber molding industry.(more…)