What SSP Learned at the GFA Spring 2019 Meeting

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) recently attended the Spring 2019 Meeting of the Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA), a leading trade group for companies that provide custom-fabricated components like seals, gaskets, tapes and adhesives. From March 12 to 14, SSP joined scores of other manufacturers and service providers at the Saddlebrook Resort in sunny Tampa, Florida. The GFA holds two meetings each year, but this event was different because of its focus on plant [...]

Teamwork: It’s How Material Suppliers and Fabricators Win

Material suppliers and fabricators who work together can win new business and increase their sales. By partnering with the right supplier, a fabricator can acquire technical knowledge. That’s important in a crowded marketplace at a time when some materials, such as silicones, are in short supply and high demand. They say that opposites attract, but did you know that applies to your supply chain, too?  Material Suppliers  Most material suppliers specialize in a single category [...]