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Come on out and meet Mechanical Rubber President & CEO Cedric Glasper at the New York Department of State Job Fair on Wednesday, February 20 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Newburgh Free Library.
Mechanical Rubber currently has various positions available in the Warwick location for immediate hire.
Employees at Mechanical Rubber decided to forego their annual Secret Santa gift exchange and bring in toys to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots drive. Four bags were filled and delivered on Dec. 18 to a local drop off location.
After a thorough audit, Mechanical Rubber has been recertified for AS9100D / ISO 9001:2015.
The scope of the registration is for the manufacture and fabrication of custom rubber and plastic products for aerospace, military, transportation, medical, industrial and electronic industries.
The new certification is valid until December 18, 2021.
Mechanical Rubber’s application to participate in the United States/Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP) has been accepted. Established in 1985, the JCP allows approved contractors in the US and Canada to access unclassified export controlled technical data and critical technology from the US Department of Defense and the Canadian Department of National Defence. Additionally, as an approved contractor, Mechanical Rubber will be able to attend program briefings, symposiums, workshops and meetings designed to publicize advance requirements of contracting agencies.
Mechanical Rubber’s approved DD 2345 certificate will be valid for five years and is available to view, along with its other certifications, on the Quality Assurance page of the website, at https://mechanicalrubber.com/quality-certifications-compliance/.
The employees at Mechanical Rubber joined together to contribute non-perishable food items to donate to the Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry’s annual Holiday Program. Each year at Thanksgiving and Christmas, the food pantry collects groceries to supply to a local family in need along with gift cards to local supermarkets to purchase fresh items for a holiday meal.
For more information on the Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry’s Holiday Program, visit https://warwickpantry.com/holiday-program/.
Mechanical Rubber was recently certified as a Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Department of Small Business Services and New York City School Construction Authority. Through this program, the company will receive invitations for networking events and access to a variety of services aimed at growing their business, including identifying moneysaving incentive programs, assisting in expansions efforts and recruiting personnel. In addition, Mechanical Rubber will be listed in the New York City Directory of Certified Businesses.
“I’m very excited to receive this certification as it opens doors to allow Mechanical Rubber to grow as a whole,” said CEO & President Cedric Glasper. “We have a great team and look forward to putting our expertise to work for anyone looking to work with a small business in New York.
To learn more about the City of New York’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise Certification Program, visit http://www.nycsca.org/MWLBE/Certification-Process.
May 2018, Warwick, NY – Mechanical Rubber, a custom contract manufacturer of high quality rubber, plastic and metal products is pleased to announce that it has received the internationally recognized AS9100D / ISO9001:2015 Certification for its Quality Management System (QMS) from ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board. AS9100D is endorsed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), United States Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
AS9100D represents the most current standard for the Aerospace, Aviation and Defense industries. To receive certification, Mechanical Rubber’s QMS was scrutinized during a three-day audit process by ANSI-ASQ to ensure commitment to consistently deliver quality products to its customers.
“The certification process for the latest version of AS9100 is extremely rigorous and many companies have chosen not to pursue it,” said Cedric Glasper, President / CEO of Mechanical Rubber. “But we felt we owed it to our customers, particularly OEM’s in the Aerospace, Aviation and Defense industries, to not only meet, but exceed their most stringent requirements.”
“We’re not stopping here,” Glasper continued. “Our team is currently working toward earning the rigorous ISO/TS22163:2017 certification. We are confident that the systems we already have in place provide a strong foothold in the rail and transit industries that will allow us to expand the use of our tested and compliant railway compounds.”
Cedric Glasper, President & CEO for Mechanical Rubber in Warwick, NY participated in the Manufacturing Lobby Day at the Fort Orange Club in Albany, NY on Wed., Mar. 21. The session included legislative and advocacy expert panels with guest speaker in the morning, followed by visits to the Capital in the afternoon. The purpose of the Manufacturing Lobby Day is to influence Albany legislators and policy issues that impact New York State’s manufacturing sector.
|Glasper with Council of Industry representatives Johnnieanne Hansen, Director of Workforce Development & Apprenticeship Program Coordinator and Harold King, Executive Vice President.||MACNY President Randy Wolken & Vice President Government Relations & Communications Karyn Burns with Cedric Glasper at the Manufacturing Lobby Day in Albany on Wednesday, March 21.|
While in Albany, Glasper met with Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, who represents District 113, which encompasses Saratoga and Washington counties & the Metropolitan areas of Albany & Glens Falls.
Mechanical Rubber President and CEO, Cedric Glasper was quoted in a recent interview in the Times Herald Record regarding a Hudson Valley Job Training Program.
Cedric Glasper, President and CEO of Mechanical Rubber will be heading up a team to attend the 2017 APTA EXPO in Atlanta, Georgia. Held triennially, the trade show features over 12,000 professionals from the public transit industry and is a premier opportunity to connect, discover and share innovative solutions all under one roof.
Stop by and visit Engineering Head Barry Moellman at the Mechanical Rubber Booth #4215 at the Georgia World Congress Center from October 9 – 11. Say Cedric sent you!