GT Green Story Continues…

Our business entails taking large buns and planks of PU, PE, EPE, and XLPE and cutting them into specific shapes and products for our customers.  While we work hard to engineer the highest possible yield from every cut, it is impossible to not create some excess material (scrap) from the fabrication processes. G&T Industries is […]

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Where are the Workers?

Certainly, this has been a frequently asked question in conversations among those owning or operating a business with a manufacturing/factory component. In recent years, the need for hourly employees has increased, yet the pool of a ready and able workforce dwindled. One employer recently told us they had to turn down a 4 million dollar […]

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Customers Endorse G&T Service Model

In 2011, G&T hired an outside Sales/Customer Service consultant to conduct a survey of Customers who were purchasing Foam Fabrication products/services across the country.  The feedback that we received from the resulting survey was concerning to us.  The consultant indicated that our ‘industry’ was being underserved in terms of both quality and service. We immediately […]

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G&T Assembles Fidget Boards

On November 8 a group of 16 volunteers in Byron Center got together and assembled “fidget boards” for Alzheimer’s patients.  Fidget boards are wooden boards with miscellaneous attachments to fidget with, such as switches, locks, plugs, and other everyday household items.  The boards are used to keep Alzheimer’s patients busy when they get anxious so […]

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G&T Industries Adds More Water Jet Capacity

Cutting precision cross link and higher density PE foams; when a minimum of dust/residue is a requirement, is best accomplished using water jet technology.  Water Jets produce and use a concentrated, high pressure stream of water to cut almost any material or substrate.   Add an abrasive with the water; and marble, stone, steel, or aluminum […]

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Jasper Parade

Our Jasper, IN location participated in the annual Strassenfest Parade on August 7!  Employees made urethane foam circles on the WaterJet and dunked them in barrels of water to throw out to the crowd to cool them off.  Many parade-goers claimed that this was the best handout they received on this steamy hot day! About […]

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G&T Wins Supplier of the Year Award

G&T Industries was honored to receive the 2015 Supplier of the Year Award from marine polyurethane seating customer Crane Interiors.   In order to win this award, G&T’s employee owners in Jasper had to meet many standards including on time delivery, accurate order documentation, and quality specifications. “This honor was achieved by working together as a […]

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G&T Acquires Foam Fair Industries

G&T Industries is excited to announce the acquisition of Foam Fair Industries of Aldan, Pennsylvania. Established in 1970, Foam Fair is an experienced, family owned foam and rubber fabricator. “We acquired Foam Fair because the company has a well-recognized brand built around speed and quality.” Said Matt Wieringa, VP Sales and Marketing. “Similar to G&T, […]

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Adopt-A-Family 2015

To celebrate the holidays G&T Industries and World Resource Partners in Byron Center participated in Adopt-a-Family through the Heart of West Michigan United Way. This year G&T’s Adopt-a-Family included a single mother and five young children. The family was in need of coats, boots, and pillows. Our employee owners came together to provide this family […]

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Jasper Team Supports Angel Tree

G&T is kicking off the holiday season by giving back. The Community Connections Committee in Jasper has partnered with TRI-CAP, a local non-profit organization, to set up an Angel Tree. The tree is adorned with tags, each representing wish list gifts for a local child in need. The Jasper team has set a goal of […]

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