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GBIE opens new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for the production of SLIP-COAT waterbased coatings for automotive weatherseals

  PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday 16 November 2022, Windsor, Ontario – Leading Canadian coatings manufacturer GBIE has announced the opening of an additional new production facility for its SLIP-COAT waterbased, Abrasion Resistant Coatings (ARC) for automotive weatherstrip sealing systems. The new 64,000 sq ft facility, located in Windsor, Ontario, is a completely new build that has…

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When a coating fails, coating function is lost

When we develop our SLIP-COAT coatings for automotive weatherseals, there are two interfaces that need to be considered. OEMs are most concerned about the coating to mating surface interface that we call ‘the perceived value interface.’ This is where the coated weatherstrip meets either glass, painted metal, other coated seals, smooth and textured PU, leather…

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What’s in our SLIP-COAT products?

GBIE SLIP-COAT coatings for automotive weatherstrips are known for their durability and superior adhesion to the substrate but how can we consistently achieve these qualities when there is such a wide range of different elastomer-based compounds used in weatherseal applications?  EPDM or TPE is not a single uniform material, there are thousands of compounds of…

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🗞️ Rubber News: “The new plant was designed as a ‘fantasy building’ from the start with an emphasis on optimizing workflow…”

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Global OEMs want high-performing, great looking #weatherseals that will last for the lifetime of their vehicles. We are proud that so many of them trust our #SLIPCOAT waterbased, durable coating solutions to make this happen.

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🗞️ Rubber News: “The new plant was designed as a ‘fantasy building’ from the start with an emphasis on optimizing workflow…”

#GBIE #DurabilityGoesOn #Slipcoat

📰👀 https://www.rubbernews.com/expansion/gbie-grows-automotive-sealing-space-new-windsor-plant