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Manufacturing: On-shore ---- Re-shore ----- Near-shore ---- Off-shore

The world today offers a very competitive environment for all manufactures making sourcing decisions more and more critical. As you look to on-shore, re-shore, near-shore or off-shore your production it is good to know EXACT Dispensing Systems can support you and your needs  no matter which direction works best for you.
 
At EXACT we are focused on supplying our global account  base of users and prospective users from our one location in Newcastle Maine. We do this with the full understanding that no matter where you take your production EXACT can and does support your daily production needs and requirements.
 
Labor has been the big driver for many companies and their sourcing decisions driven mainly by Off-shore labor rates being lower than domestic rates. This area however has been having a changing impact on the sourcing decision equation. When all cost factors are considered China as an example is no longer the low cost provider it once was. The concept of “empowered workers” is having an impact. Reports declare that the Chinese turnover rate of workers is much higher than in the USA. The idea of developing initiatives where productivity is increasing at a greater rate than wages leads to the cost of production going down which significantly impact sourcing.
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Application Story 
High-Speed Train - Seat Back Plate Adhesion


Challenge: The reduction of automobile weight is a general technical trend. An automobile part manufacturer uses SMC composite materials to make back plates for seats used on high-speed rail trains. Such materials can provide satisfactory structural strength and are light weight. However, due to their special characteristics they cannot be made by mechanical means. Mechanical adhesion between two back plates can only be done with adhesives.
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Quick Guide to Plastic Static Mixer Selection


With a vast selection of plastic static mixers currently available on the market, selecting the proper mixer for any Meter-Mix system can seem overwhelming. To determine the mixer size that is right for your application and formulation you must consider the dispense rate, mixability, pot-life and dwell time between parts..
For help selecting the correct mixer for your resin selection and production needs contact us at (207) 563-2299.
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