At Harkness Industries, we are proud to be part of the International Association of Plastics (IAPD) GreenScene program. The association developed this program for all member companies that are engaging environmentally friendly business and manufacturing practices. Qualifying plastics manufacturers compete an application and must earn a minimum of 100 points to qualify for GreenScene designation. The...Read more
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If you’re looking for a cost-effective, tough plastics material, consider Urethane Plastic. Urethane elastomers is strong, but flexible enough to “spring” back to its original shape when bent or stretched. It’s ideal for highly stretched parts like pulley wheels, conveyor rollers, ball-bearings, bushings, and cart wheels. Benefits of urethane elastomers:Read more
- high load-bearing capacity (tension, compression, shear) ...
In October 2017, we announced that Fimor North America purchased Harkness Industries. The merger of our two companies will provide our customers exciting new possibilities in the years to come. Fimor was founded in 1977 and provides custom molded polyurethane parts and semi-finished products for numerous industries, protection applications, scrapers, and railroad infrastructure. Today, they...Read more
When you need extreme wear resistance that will outlast hardened steel by a factor of 5-1, use abrasion-resistant polyurethane liners in your next plastics manufacturing project. These polyurethane liners are ideal for harsh friction environments like bins, hoppers, turnheads, chutes, and discharges. Light-weight and noise damping, these polyurethane liners help protect your critical machinery from everyday,...Read more
December is a busy time, full of holiday activities, family gatherings, and year-end business activities. Here at Harkness, we wanted to take a break from this busy time to wish you a happy holiday season! The holidays are often a time for personal reflection and resolutions for the coming year. Take a few moments with yourself...Read more
We are pleased to announce that on October 31, 2017 Harkness Industries was purchased by Fimor North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Fimor Group. Merging our two companies will bring exciting new alternatives to our customer base. Fimor's excellence in large scale manufacturing of case polyurethane sheets will expand the offerings of the Harkness...Read more
When you need increase the strength and durability of a metal, consider bonding it with Urethane. Urethane is a resilient, non-brittle compound that can be bonded to other metals to increase their strength and durability, helping to extend the durability and life of your metal parts. A key feature of urethane, is that it has elastomeric...Read more
This month we exhibited at the 61st annual IAPD Expo in Chicago and unveiled our new tradeshow booth! It was a great show and convention in a fabulous city where we visited with old friends and met many new people to the industry. It's great to see the industry expanding like it...Read more
Harkness Industries will be attending the 61st Annual IAPD Convention and Plastics Expo in Chicago in October! Visit us during the Plastics Expo on Thursday at Booth 609 The IAPD Plastics Expo is the only place you can meet with the experts who make, distribute, specify and purchase semi-finished performance plastics, injection molded parts, and premium urethane...Read more
Atlanta High Museum is currently holding it's MERRY GO ZOO exhibit. MERRY GO ZOO is an interactive art display that is basically a polyurethane display. "Inspired to create a playful, twenty-first-century version of an outdoor public sculpture, Hayon has designed four large-scale, vibrantly colored, kinetic structures for Merry Go Zoo. Visitors can interact with the structures either by spinning on...Read more
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