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Osborne Industries, Inc. - QCDS Award

Osborne has been a long-time supplier of fiberglass-reinforced composite aerial lift-platforms and other components for Altec’s utility vehicles. Osborne’s long history with closed-molding via Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) technology has allowed them to remain one of Altec’s top-producing suppliers since the two firms first collaborated in the mid-1980s. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Resin/Reaction Molding Case Studies

As a leading custom plastics molder, we frequently have news and case studies worth sharing with our customers and prospects. Check back often for the latest information on Osborne, our RIM and RTM molding capabilities and other important industry news. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Osborne Industries Joins Farm Eq. Manuf. Assn

Osborne Industries, Inc.'s membership in the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association (FEMA) will help specialized original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of agricultural equipment discover the benefits Osborne’s custom molding capabilities can add to their product offerings. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - pDCPD Provides Critical Update in Light Tower Line

Impact-resistant polydicyclopentadiene (pDCPD) material is used to replace heavy, rust-prone metal for the door of portable light towers. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Power Function Indicator Light

Two light Power Function Indicator System provides visual confirmation that an electrical circuit is functioning and connected electronic devices are drawing power and operating properly. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Superior Performance of Telene® pDCPD

Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) at Osborne Industries with Telene® pDCPD (polydicyclopentadiene) provides superior performance when compared to injection molding with thermoplastics or metal. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Polyurethane Structural Foam for Oil & Gas Market

At Osborne Industries, we have the knowledge and capability to mold custom structural foams for any number of applications. Polyurethane structural foams can be made very quickly and efficiently in our RIM molding shop. The use of structural foam in some applications can prove to be very cost effective. Light weight and rigid, structural foam can be molded with integral skin to give (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Telene (pDCPD) Thermoset - Corrosion Resistant

Telene® polymer is an incredible family of materials, based on polydicyclopentadiene (PDCPD) chemistry. Osborne is one of only a few licensees worldwide for this thermoset which has properties similar to thermoplastic polyolefins. Telene has outstanding corrosion resistance and excellent impact resistance (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - CNC Fiberglass Cutting

With nearly 40 years in the custom molding industry, plastics manufactured for OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) at Osborne Industries consistently exceed customer expectations in the field. Osborne's Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) thermoset plastic components utilize fiberglass-reinforcement to provide part rigidity and strength. With the recent installation of an automated, m... (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - pDCPD Provides Durability, Structural Advantages

Recent metal to plastic part conversion provides added benefits to construction industry. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - CNC Router Finishing Services

Osborne Industries is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) supplier of thermoset molded parts utilizing Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) and Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) processes. Osborne Industries has over 35 years in the custom molding business, and can produce high-quality parts, that meet your tight tolerances and specifications. One way Osborne Industries ensures consistent qu... (read more)

Osborne Industries is a custom molder of thermoset plastic parts for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Prototypes can be an important way to evaluate a new material or concept. With over 35 years of experience in Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) and Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) processes, the engineering staff at Osborne Industries can offer valuable assistance with prototypes. We... (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Resin Transfer Molding (RTM)

Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) with Osborne includes custom-formulating liquid thermosetting composites and in-mold fiberglass reinforcements to mold components that meet your specifications. Take full advantage of RTM quality and design flexibility such as nonporous surface finish, in-mold cores, in-mold gel coating, and more with turnkey guidance from Osborne. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Specialty Plastic Formulation

At many RTM (Resin Transfer Molding) and RIM (Reaction Injection Molding) molding shops the physical properties of your parts are limited to the resins and catalysts available from their distributors. Osborne Industries have plastics engineers and chemists who can formulate resins and reinforcing materials to meet your specific applications. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Reaction Injection Molding for Large Parts

High tooling costs and fast chemical reaction times typically rule out many plastic molding processes when manufacturing very large plastic parts. Osborne Industries has overcome this obstacle in two ways:

First, Osborne Industries can manufacture high quality, composite molds, that can last for many years, making thousands of parts for a fraction of what tradional metal molds cost. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Large Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) Parts

Large Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) Parts

Large fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) parts are typically made by hand layup, because it typically has lower tooling costs, compared to closed mold process, like Resin Transfer Molding (RTM). With hand layup, it is difficult to control quality, and the part only has one "finished" side. Osborne Industries addresses these issues with RTM (read more)

Osborne Industries is an OEM supplier of thermoset plastic parts utilizing Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) and Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) processes. Normally, RIM and RTM molding cannot compete economically with other low-volume processes because molds are typically made of aluminum, steel or nickel. Osborne Industries has overcome this by successfully developing low-cost composite mo... (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Reaction Injection Molding (RIM)

Osborne Delivers A New Dimension to RIM Molding

They have successfully developed low-cost composite tooling and production methods that enable Osborne RIM to be highly competitive - even at very low production volumes.

Shown is concrete mixer truck fender, made of durable polyurethane resin, that can withstand the rigors of a construction site. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Abrasion and Corrosion-Resistant Composites

OEM manufacturers frequently substitute plastic parts for metal parts where weight and chemical corrosion resistance are important. Plastic components are not typically thought of as viable alternatives for metal in rough, abrasive environments. The engineers and chemists at Osborne Industries have over 35 years experience with reinforced thermoset resins for challenging applications (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - SRIM and RRIM Molding

In addition to Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) and Reaction Injection Molding (RIM), Osborne also does Structural RIM (SRIM) and Reinforced RIM (RRIM) molding. We use the most efficient methods to mold polyester, polyurethane, polyurea, pDCPD Telene®, and our own patented Rutene® polymers. We also have the capability and know-how to mold epoxies and polyimides. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Mold Building

Osborne Industries is an OEM supplier of thermoset plastic parts utilizing Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) and Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) processes. Plastic molding is typically not considered for low volume parts due to high tooling costs. Osborne Industries has overcome this, by successfully developing low-cost composite molds. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Quality Assurance and Lab Testing

Quality Assurance and Lab Testing

At Osborne Industries, ensuring your OEM parts meet your specifications is the number one priority. Before any material is unloaded at Osborne Industries, it is analyzed to make sure it meets quality standards. This helps insure part quality and consistency. Every part made is tracked through the complete manufacturing cycle. (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Secondary Assembly

Osborne Industries is an OEM supplier of thermoset molded parts utilizing Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) and Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) processes. Osborne Industries has over 35 years in the custom molding business and can produce high-quality parts that meet your strictest tolerances and specifications. Osborne Industries has 240,000 sq. ft of manufacturing space, which includes a m... (read more)

Osborne Industries, Inc. - Metal Fabricating for Composite Parts

Osborne Industries is an OEM supplier of thermoset plastic parts utilizing Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) and Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) processes. To support its plastic composite molding, Osborne Industries has a large metal fabrication department that can perform secondary operations. The metal fabrication department contains a large variety of presses with the capability to bend,... (read more)

News articles and press releases for Osborne Industries, Inc.:

06/18/2018

Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of thermosetting plastic components for leading OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) around the U.S., is pleased to announce their April 16, 2018, certification under ISO 9001:2015.

08/07/2015

Osborne Industries, Inc., a custom resin transfer molding firm, was presented with a Consistency Award for reliable, dependable service by Altec Industries, headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri.

10/02/2013

George Eakin, President & CEO of Osborne Industries will present a seminar on Polydicyclopentadiene (pDCPD) at the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo in Milwaukee, WI, October 9, 2013.

06/11/2013

Osborne Industries, Inc., Osborne, Kansas, will celebrate its 40th anniversary at company headquarters on May 15, 2013.

06/06/2013

Osborne Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of custom molded plastics via Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) and Resin Transfer Molding (RTM), announced it will be attending the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo.

09/01/2011

OSBORNE, KS – Custom plastics molder Osborne Industries, Inc., has named long-time employee George Eakin as president and chief operating officer.

05/04/2011

Osborne Industries recognized as Outstanding Supplier at Altec Industries' Supplier Summit.

04/01/2011

The light weight, impact resistance and aesthetic qualities of pDCPD made it the perfect choice for a new molded plastic enclosure - a recent collaboration between Osborne Industries, Inc. and Allmand Bros., Inc.

03/29/2011

p-DCPD molding company, Osborne Industries, announced that Tom Kober has been named the new Vice President of Finance & Administration

01/24/2011

OSBORNE, KS – RIM and RTM leader Osborne Industries Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Rash, who holds a bachelor’s degree in plastics engineering technology from Kansas’ Pittsburg State University.

10/22/2010

Osborne Industries recently honored two former executives for their long-time efforts to create the success that Osborne Industries represents today.

09/10/2010

Fresh off the receipt of the Kansas Governor's 2010 Exporter of the Year award, custom RIM molder Osborne Industries Inc. is looking forward to hosting Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson when he visits Osborne on September 24, 2010.

07/14/2010

The Kansas International Trade Coordinating Council selected Osborne Industries as Kansas’ exporter of the year, a recognition, in part, of the 73 percent rise in export sales we’ve experienced since 2006.