Markets Serviced • Appliance / Vending • Lawn & Garden Industry • Medical Equipment • Heavy Equipment • Automotive Components • Furniture /Industrial • Electrical / Electronic • Electronic Enclosures
Material Compounding • Wholly Owned Resin Compounding Facility • PP, PS, HDPE Specialist • Located in optimal location, Houston TX, for raw material procurement & distribution • Low Cost Solutions for Compounded Resins • Fillers • Stabilizers • Modifiers • Custom Blend Solutions • Leverage buying power for base resins
Tool & Die Capabilities • State of the Art Tooling Capability • In House Mold Making, Engineering Changes, Maintenance & Repairs • Partnerships with outside Domestic tool shops • Established Relationships with Asian Tool Makers • Low Cost/No Cost Tooling on high volume small parts
Injection Molding Capability • Straight Injection • Gas Assist Processing • Structural Foam Molding • Insert Molding • Overmolding
Gas Assist Processing Sawed Cross Section of Gas Assist Part Gas Assist Processing Can Provide… - Weight Reduction – up to 25% - Improved Cosmetics - Reduced Cycle Times Gas Coring Over Rib Sections - Lower Injection Pressures RESULTS =Lower Cost & Better Quality
Over Molding • Ergonomic Applications • Cosmetic Applications • Various Material Substrates • Chemical or Mechanical Bonding • Limitless Design Possibilities
Insert Molding • Various Applications • Superb Pullout and Torque • Bushings, Threaded Inserts • Studs • Overmolding of Other Plastics
Markets Served Recreational Vehicles Appliance Automotive Building Supply Construction Office Systems Point of Purchase Residential and Mobile Home Door and Window Manufacturing. Profile Extrusion Fortis has a fully integrated operation from concept to delivery for both Custom and Standard Profile Extrusions. We use exacting in house tooling manufacturing capability, co-extrusion, online electronic monitoring and a large variety of materials to meet our customer’s demanding needs for high quality, cost effective plastic solutions.
Painting Capabilities • Enclosed Paint Line • Robotic & Manual Booths • Smooth Coat • Texture Coat • Primer Coat • Paints Used • Urethane • Water-based • EMI/RFI Shielding
Project Management • Product Design Engineering Support • Design for Manufacturing • Design for Assembly • Metal to Plastics Expertise • Material Recommendations and Analysis • Mold Flow Capability • FEA Capability • Tooling Design & Engineering • PPAP, First Article Inspection & Process Capabilities • Large Variety of CAD Platforms Solid Works / Pro E / AutoCad / Bobcad • Expertise to Plan & Coordinate Tooling Transfers
Lean - Six Sigma We believe in partnering with our Customers and will gladly provide the following value added services to lower your Operational Costs: Lean/Six Sigma • Lean Assessment and implementation of Lean Principles to include SMED, TPM, 5S, Kanban, Visual Management, Value Stream Mapping, …etc • Six Sigma 5-step process (DMAIC) to minimize unknown process variations • Material Alternatives • Evaluate materials to determine less expensive alternates which perform to required material specifications and properties many of which can be provided by our internal compounding service Adding Value to Our Customers!
Quality Systems Current Facility Quality Systems a/o 8/24/2009 Ramos, MX = ISO/TS-16949-2000 Certified Poplar Bluff, MO = ISO9001:2008 Certified Jackson, TN = ISO9001:2008 Certified South Bend, IN = ISO9001:2008 Certified Carlyle, IL = ISO9001:2008 Certified Ft. Smith, AK = In Process (ISO) = 9/09 Henderson, KY = In Process (ISO) = 10/09
Experience the Difference • Financially Sound • Internal Resin Compounding • Variety of Locations • Innovative • Experienced • Full Service Supplier • Well Capitalized • Reliable • Diversified • Internal Tooling • Stable • High Quality www.fortisplasticsgroup.com