GW Plastics expansion of Silicones Division could add 50 jobs in Vermont

first_imgGW Plastics Inc,Global precision molder and contract manufacturer GW Plastics announced today the expansion of its Silicones Division in Royalton, Vermont, to support increasing demand. With an initial investment of approximately $3 million dollars, GW will break ground in October 2011 and plans for full occupancy by the first quarter of 2012.GW Silicones offers highly-automated, precision molding and contract assembly services for Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) applications, as well as, internal mold design and build capabilities. The new expansion will allow for increased capacity by creating an additional 15,000 square feet, scalable up to 25,000 square feet, including a new ISO Class 8 cleanroom for silicone molding and assembly. The initial expansion will be capable of supporting up to 18 machines. Based upon current projections, GW expects the expansion to add 25 to 50 jobs over the next three to five years.‘The expansion of GW Silicones reflects our commitment to the business and growing manufacturing jobs in Vermont,’ states GW Silicones’ General Manager Mark Hammond. ‘It is encouraging to see our customers recognize the value that GW Silicones is bringing to the market’.About GW Plastics:GW Plastics Inc. – Plastics News 2009 Processor of the Year – is a global, high-precision injection molder, mold builder and contract manufacturer specializing in single-source responsibility for medium-to-high volume, close-tolerance components and assemblies. Ranked among the world’s top injection molding companies GW Plastics’ leading edge technologies, total quality commitment and pursuit of innovation have driven its steady growth since the company was founded in 1955. The financially strong, closely held organization services a portfolio of market leading companies in the Healthcare, Consumer/Industrial and Automotive Safety markets. GW’s capabilities include thermoplastic/silicone injection molding, tooling and assembly including precision conventional, insert, multi-shot and gear molding operating from six ISO Class 8 cleanrooms worldwide. The company’s ISO 9001, 16949, 14001, 13485, and FDA-registered facilities are located in Bethel and Royalton, Vermont; San Antonio, Texas; Tucson, Arizona; Querétaro, Mexico; Dongguan, China; and Cartago, Costa Rica. Royalton, Vermont, USA ‘ September 26, 2011last_img read more

Ranji trophy: Meghalaya vs Sikkim tie ends draw

first_imgStaff CorrespondentShillong: Meghalaya recorded the sixth highest Ranji Trophy score in their plate group match against Sikkim in Bhubaneshwar on New Year’s Day, finally declaring on an incredible 826/7 after batting 171.4 overs.However, waiting until Gurinder Singh reach his century (101 not out) ate up time that could have been used in trying to bowl out Sikkim and the match ended in a draw today.“I’m unhappy at the decision to prolong declaration of the first innings on the third day, which led to a draw, thus depriving us of valuable points,” the Meghalaya Cricket Association’s Honorary Secretary Naba Bhattacharjee said. “Individual glory is great but not above greater interest of team Meghalaya,” he added.Sikkim had made 219 all out in their first innings. By the end of the second day of the match Meghalaya had amassed 555/3, with Punit Bisht having hit a triple century.Bisht would eventually be dismissed yesterday for 343 and he thus became the eighth highest scorer in the Ranji Trophy.Apart from Bisht, there were also centuries for Raj Biswa (175), Yogesh Nagar (148) and Gurinder in Meghalaya’s massive innings, which was declared before tea yesterday.Sikkim’s batsmen offered much stronger resistance in their second innings and lost only four wickets in their innings of 304 before close of play on the final day today.Gurinder took 3/84, while Aditya Singhania bagged 1/31. With a first innings lead, Meghalaya earned three points, while Sikkim took one.Meghalaya thus end their first season of the Ranji Trophy with four wins, two draws and two defeats.Also Read: J&K thrash Assam in Ranji trophylast_img read more

Big wins for St Pius as COURTS Pee Wee continues

first_imgST PIUS sustained their form as the COURTS Pee Wee Football tournament continued yesterday with the Round of Sixteen.The team registered a 5-0 win against Uitvlugt at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue.Full results below:Redeemer 0 vs St Agnes 2Goalscorers: Cleon London 16th, Shaquille Dalrymple 38thGenesis 2 vs Mae’s 1Goalscorers: Ezekiel Yarde 26th, 31stMae’s Elijah Bynoe 16thTimehri 1 vs St Stephen 0Goal scorers: Esteban Médina 19Craig 0 vs Soesdyke 3Goal scorers: Samuel Tasher 11th, Jermaine Mitchell 25,27St Pius 5 vs Uitvlugt 1Goal scorers: Bryan Brown 6th, Troy Macy 8th, Jamal Fraser 18th, 39th, Donovan Welcome 38th Uitvlugt: Own goal 21stEnterprise 0 vs West Ruimveldt 2Goalscorers: Cleon La Rose 8th  Emanuel Phillips 11thMarian Academy 0 vs Tucville 1Goalscorer: Wayne Solomon 17thNorth Georgetown 3 vs St Ambrose 1Goalscorers: North Georgetown Garey Primo 2, 26th, Akeem Joyce 31st. St Ambrose Keandre Carr 10thlast_img read more