PTG Silicones Ensures Food Safety with FSSC 22000
PTG is proud of our record for creating industry-leading parts that exceeds safety standards for multiple industries. Read our latest press release for our certification in Food Safety Management Systems.
PTG’s Newest Vision Measuring Machine: The Mitutoyo QV302
Utilizing PTG for all your silicone and thermoplastic molding means you care about the quality and precision of your manufactured components. We focus on the details—which means we depend on only the best and most dependable technology when measuring parts for quality control. That’s why we’ve recently acquired the new Mitutoyo Quick Vision 302, a next-gen visual measuring machine that will increase consistency and accuracy while also expediting our already quick turnaround times. See the full Press Release below:
Introducing Emily Logsdon, Quality and Regulatory Manager
Emily Logsdon has joined PTG Silicones as our new Quality and Regulatory Manager. Emily received her Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Louisville and has over 15 years of valuable experience in the medical device, electronic interconnect, and automotive industries.
University of Kentucky Alumni Magazine
Brendan Cahill, with a long, deep resume in plastics manufacturing, is a careful man. So, when he decided it was time to start PTG Silicones, his new business, he spent a year looking over the playing field. With the global competition in molding as tough as it is, what would be the best niche?
UMASS Lowell Magazine
"We've had to be lean and mean," says Cahill today. "It's not easy. We had to let go of three part-time employees not long ago; there's no fat in the operation at all. But we're a highly automated company - one of the very few in the country that can operate around the clock if we need to, part of the time unmanned. That keeps costs low, and wins us clients in the end."
A veteran of the silicone, thermoplastics and plastics industries has launched a liquid silicone rubber molding business aimed primarily at the health care market but with the capability to serve other sectors. Called PTG Silicones Inc., the business recently was started by Brendan Cahill and his wife, Amy, in New Albany to fill what he perceives as a need in the industry for an LSR molder with a world-class operation.
The Courier Journal Newspaper
Start-up PTG Silicones has about $550,000 invested in state-of-the-art automated manufacturing equipment, a robot for handling the parts and a "clean room" that allows dust-free production of sensitive materials at its New Albany, Ind., plant. And then there's the $25 doorbell from Home Depot.