HAMBURG, NJ – January 18, 2023 – Ames Rubber Corporation has announced its acquisition of equipment and top talent from the rubber related operations of Star Glo Industries, a manufacturer of high-precision rubber components and assemblies. This acquisition will significantly enhance Ames’s capabilities, allowing them to increase production capacity of custom rubber-to-metal parts, manufacture metal components in-house, manage small batches of rubber materials, and ultimately, become a single source for rubber-to-metal supply.
“We are excited about this acquisition because it will enhance our services to include small batch compounds production and machine metal components, becoming a one-stop-shop for the best possible complex molded rubber-to-metal solutions.”Derek Eversdyke, Director of Sales, Marketing, and Administrative Services at Ames Rubber
The acquisition of Star Glo’s advanced manufacturing equipment includes rubber injection molding presses, 13-axis Swiss screw machines, automated multi-axis machining centers, conventional EDM equipment, and small-batch rubber mixing mills. Additionally, Ames will onboard several Star Glo rubber industry professionals with a combined 135 years of experience.
“This acquisition is an important step forward for Ames, as it allows us to expand our capabilities to include new rubber-to-metal solutions, as well as small batch manufacturing. These offerings will allow us to better serve our customers and solidify our position as a leader in the industry.”Mark Wilhelm, President/CEO at Ames Rubber
The acquisition of Star Glo Industries is expected to increase company revenues, shorten customer turnaround times, streamline supply chain management, and enhance quality control, helping to strengthen the company’s competitive advantage.
About Ames Rubber Corp
Ames Rubber Corp is a custom high-performance rubber solutions company headquartered in Hamburg, New Jersey. It is one of North America’s leading domestic contract manufacturers of complex rubber-only and rubber-to-metal molded parts for OEMs in industries such as office automation, medical device, aerospace, and military respirator. Founded in 1949, Ames specializes in elastomeric coating applications, custom rubber molding, finishing, small batch mixing, rubber-to-metal bonding, and 13-axis Swiss screw machining. Additionally, it enhances value through rubber part recycling processes, MRO operations and develops novel approaches to applying elastomers. Ames holds numerous patents and believes in giving back to the community through involvement and volunteer efforts. Ames Rubber Corp, 19 Ames Blvd, Hamburg, NJ 07419-1514; AmesCorp.com; (973) 827-9101