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Chris Beason
By Chris Beason Nov 12, 2019
An image of the San Jose Convention Center

GM Nameplate (GMN) is excited to exhibit at the BIOMEDevice San Jose show in booth #1127. The event will take place at the San Jose Convention Center on December 4-5th, 2019.

Chris Passanante, GMN
By Chris Passanante Nov 06, 2019
Plastic machining at GMN Plastics

While plastic injection molding remains the cornerstone of GMN Plastics, plastic machining is one of the many complementary capabilities offered to our customers. With a dedicated area and automated equipment for machining, GMN Plastics can machine parts up to 20”x40” in size. But how does plastic machining benefit our customers? Plastic machining is ideal for secondary machining of injection molded parts.

Chris Beason
By Chris Beason Oct 31, 2019
Group of GMN employees in costume

Continuing the annual Halloween tradition, the team at GM Nameplate has done it again! GMN employees dressed in a wide array of impressive individual and team costumes, really getting into the spirit of Halloween. There was a living art museum, many sharks from Shark Week, two separate worlds from the Mario video games and everything in between. Halloween at GMN is always a blast for everyone involved, and this year was no different! 

By Jim Badders Oct 28, 2019
Hand holding piece of display glass

When developing a new product, the cover for a display is just as critical as the display itself. The actual display component typically does not arrive with any kind of protection, leaving it susceptible to environmental factors and damage from continued use. Depending on product requirements, it is often necessary to add a glass cover to protect the display from impact or scratches while still maintaining optical quality. However, not all glass is created equal.

Jeff Lee
By Jeff Lee Oct 23, 2019
GMN joins the Heart Walk community

On October 12th, nearly 100 GMN employees and family members joined the Puget Sound Heart Walk community in support of fighting heart disease. The GMN team walked in honor of someone affected by heart disease or stroke, and to celebrate a healthy lifestyle.

Paul Michaels
By Paul Michaels Oct 17, 2019
GMN supports the PNAA scholarship program

This morning, GMN had the pleasure of hosting Brian Canfield, CEO of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA), at our Seattle, WA Division. During the meeting, Brian Canfield recognized GMN’s continued support and contribution to the PNAA’s scholarship program.

Rudy Vital, GMN
By Rudy Vital Oct 14, 2019
A photo of an elastomer keypad

On any user interface, the keypad is often the first element that a user interacts with. Great user experience is paramount to a great product and it all starts with customizing your keypad so that it looks, feels and behaves the right way. When it comes to customization, almost no other keypad can provide as many options as elastomer keypads. Made from a flexible polymer, elastomer keypads are a reliable and durable choice for a wide range of industries and applications.

By Sau Mei Chia Sep 30, 2019
Man working in manufacturing facility

GM Nameplate (GMN) is strongly committed to improving its work environment and protecting the health and safety of all associates. Taking a step further towards that goal, GMN’s Singapore division recently received the ISO 45001:2018 certification.

What is ISO 45001:2018?

By Jim Badders Sep 16, 2019
Finger touching enhanced display module

When it comes to deciding on the specific display to use with your product, it is important to realize that no one size fits all. Whether you’re designing a user interface for the automotive, medical, appliance or any other industry, GM Nameplate (GMN) has several different ways to enhance display modules to suit your unique needs. While display enhancements usually bring to mind a myriad of visual upgrades, these enhancements are also often used to improve the functionality of the device.

By Richard Smylie Sep 12, 2019
Ford steering wheel badge

Ford Motor Company, a leader in the automotive industry, was remodeling its 2020 Ford Explorer SUV and one of the main decorative accents they were looking to refresh was their Class-A steering wheel badge. Since the Explorer is one of Ford’s flagship vehicles, Ford wanted the badge to be built to world-class standards, capturing both the visual craftsmanship and performance functionality of the design intent.