Case Study: Copper State Rubber

Background

Copper State Rubber is a manufacturer of high quality oilfield, marine and industrial hoses located in Phoenix, Arizona and has been an industry leader for over 50 years in the rotary drilling, marine, and mining industry.  The Original Copper State Rubber facility was located in the path of a highway expansion project and needed to find a new home.  Much of their equipment was custom and therefore could not purchase directly from suppliers and they could not allow the production down time required for the relocation.  Their only option was to build a new manufacturing line and seamlessly move production to the new facility.

Solution

Through a series of shop tours and prototype designs, Laron’s CEO Glenn Thoroughman was able to demonstrate that Laron could not only replace their machines but engineer enhanced upgrades.  Laron designed Copper State’s new machinery utilizing state of the art computer controlled motors and drives.  Laron applied all specialties to reengineer, fabricate, machine, assemble, install and commission Copper State’s entire production line.

Upgrades

The new machines feature many upgrades including: 20% reduced power consumption, greater capacity, reduced waste, increased product line, decreased maintenance, better operator ergonomics for a safer and cleaner production floor.

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When things go wrong at the worst possible time, Laron provides the service and repair resources to get your assets back up and running. Whether scheduled or in emergency situations, Laron takes the call and gets it done.