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The Green Building Movement Is Fueled By Composites

Between the years 1946 and 1996, the average American home doubled in size from 1,100 to 2,200 square feet. At the same time, the household itself halved from 5 people to 2.6 1. With fewer people demanding double the space, architects and researchers came to realize that this aggressive expansion...

MVP Offers Unique MMD Solutions for Closed Mold Applications

OEMs are looking for alternatives to mechanical fasteners that reduce costs and increase speed. Open molding is one possibility, but many manufacturers are opting for the greater efficiency of closed molding. As such, there is an increased need for systems using meters and mixing pumps that can precisely deliver the...

Today’s Advanced Composites Take Center Stage in Building Design

When you picture the city of the future, chances are good a series of soaring skyscrapers comes to mind. While very tall and interestingly-shaped buildings are certainly the standard signpost of future progress, there are other, subtler ways in which building design is always improving to help its human occupants...

Harnessing the Power of Composites to Build Better Boats

Boats have been around for thousands of years, ever since early humans happened upon a body of water they sought to cross. Archaeologists have discovered that some of the first maritime vessels were constructed from hollowed out logs that could be used to traverse rivers and lakes. Boat technology has...

Mack Molding Turns to MVP for Reliable and Accurate Pumping Equipment

Manufacturers are under conflicting pressures from their customers to build stronger products for increased durability while simultaneously reducing weight to minimize shipping costs. To achieve these goals, many manufacturers are turning to adhesives, a superior option to mechanical fastening. Structural adhesives cut manufacturing costs by reducing the number of mechanical...

Sustainable Adhesive/Sealant Operations Creating a Healthier Future

The chemical industry has the biggest opportunity to implement green strategies due to the potentially adverse reaction on the surrounding environment. Implementing natural capitalism and sustainability principles lower costs, improve product quality, and increase customer satisfaction. Shaping operations with sustainable practices creates the path to better company operations. Motivation that...

Why Composites Make Being Green a Walk in the Park

There have always been core elements that consumers are looking for in the manufacturing industry. Is the product user-friendly? Is it built to last? Can it be used across multiple applications? However, as our world continues to make more concerted efforts toward becoming environmentally conscious, sustainability has become a central...

MVP Service Extends Far Beyond Their Valued Customers

Service is a core organizational pillar at MVP. In fact, developing personal relationships and providing customers with quality products and support is the foundation upon which MVP has stood for over 60 years. And these strong values extend beyond MVP’s customers, reaching out and touching neighborhoods and communities as well....

Use of Composites Is On the Rise in the Transportation Industry

According to National Geographic, a megacity is an urban area with more than 10 million inhabitants. In 1950, the only two megacities were New York-Newark and Tokyo, but today there are 22, mostly in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. By 2025, there will be 30 or more megacities. As megacities...

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IACMI Growth

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) is quickly establishing itself as an industry leading consortium.  CLICK HERE


 

JEC WORLD 2016
Join us March 8-10 at the largest international gathering of composites professionals. CLICK HERE


 

MVP JOINS COMPOSITES ONE IN ANNOUNCING PARTNERSHIP WITH IACMI
CLICK HERE for info on four schools presented in 2016 focused on advanced process and materials.


MVP POSITIONS THE COMPANY FOR RAPID GROWTH
New product launch & new brand identity poise MVP for expansion. For more info CLICK HERE.


 

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