April 2022 NewsletterApril 26, 2022
|Supply Chain Crisis
At the beginning of the pandemic there were layoffs and shutdowns. It was thought that this would lead to a drop in spending and demand. Instead, everyone shifted their spending from eating out and other crowded activities to buying PPE, office supplies and electronics. Countries like China, that are a hub for manufactured goods were slowed which created a domino effect when money that would have been spent on services and entertainment were now being spent on manufacturing goods.
PGC Celebrates 72 Years in Business
We would like to give a huge shout out to our PGC staff for all of your hard work and dedication over the years and getting us to where we are today!
We can’t thank our customers enough. We are very grateful for the continued partnerships throughout the years and the new ones we create daily.
FLUOROSILICONE PSA FOR AEROSPACE
A company that manufactures specialized connectors and electronic components for military/defense, aerospace, commercial aviation, and medical device industries suddenly lost its connector seal supplier. The manufacturer called PGC to request a set of custom seals for its components. PGC had to find a solution that met the following conditions:
- Engineered material with extreme temperature fluctuations and chemical resistance.
- Process accurately spaced precise holes for connector pins.
- Pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) to attach two difficult materials togeth