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‘Apollo 13 moment:’ Richmond company designs, produces shields for Reid

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 [...]

‘Houston, we have a partnership:’ Companies join in making face shields

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 [...]

Primex develops plastic divider system for golf carts

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 [...]

Local industries hustle to meet healthcare needs during crisis

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 Divisions Join the COVID-19 Fight

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 Growing and Hiring

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 [...]

Primex Partnership with Philadelphia Eagles is a Big Winner!

Watch how Primex helps the Eagles recycle stadium seats

Primex Plastics Releases New Videos

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 Color, Compounding & Additives Appoints New Product Manager

Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), a leading supplier of colors, compounds and polymer solutions for plastics processors, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Boudreau to the position of product manager for its colorant operations.  Boudreau has extensive experience in the plastics industry, primarily in the sales of color concentrates, additives and specialty [...]

Primex Color & Compounding Opens Customer Solutions Center

Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has opened a customer solutions center at its Jasper, Tenn. facility. The leading-edge design and application development center consists of a high-end color and product design center, conferencing facilities and close proximity to [...]