(CAMBRIDGE, Ohio – Feb. 8, 2017) Lauren Manufacturing’s sister company, LMI Custom Mixing, LLC, has added a third mixing line to its operations that will help both companies meet long-term customer demands.
LMI is a primary provider of polymer compounds used by Lauren Manufacturing to create custom sealing solutions for leading OEMs, designers and builders.
This partnership allows Lauren to improve speed-to-market, maintain high quality standards and advance its research and development program.
Part of an expansion project focused on facility improvements, LMI also has added 50,000 square feet of warehousing and storage as well as upgraded plant infrastructure.
Investing in the growth of their customers is not uncharted territory for LMI. The company previously doubled its production capacity with an expansion completed in 2007. With the addition of the third mixer line, LMI has increased the annual production capacity of its operations to 60 million pounds of rubber, a 50 percent increase.
“We’re incredibly proud to be able to make this investment in U.S. manufacturing,” said LMI General Manager Jim Nixon. “Our vision is to build upon our reputation for operating one of the most advanced facilities of its kind.”
About LMI Custom Mixing: LMI Custom Mixing, LLC, is a state-of-the-art custom polymer mixing company that develops and produces a wide variety of technical grade rubber products using the most advanced mixing and controlling systems available. LMI uses the latest industry standards and testing devices to ensure the highest quality products. LMI is a joint venture of Lauren International and Toyoda Gosei - Meteor and is ISO 9001:2008 certified.
About Lauren Manufacturing: Lauren Manufacturing, a Lauren International company, specializes in solving simple to highly-complex engineering and manufacturing problems for customers around the globe in need of polymer sealing solutions. From design and engineering to business and IT support, Lauren Manufacturing has evolved from its early years as a gasket supplier to a sophisticated business supply partner.
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