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Speaker Gaskets for OEM Manufacturers

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CGR Products works with many manufacturers die cutting speaker gaskets.  Our gaskets are used in several markets including, marine speakers, automotive speakers, home speakers, and more.  Our die cutting capabilities allow us to cut virtually any size and pattern for large volume applications.  This article will describe a variety or materials and cutting methods used […]

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Why does my dog look me in the eye?

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Why does my dog look me in the eye?  He could look at my ears, my nose, my shoulders, etc.; but for whatever reason he looks into my eyes.  And why does he cock his head a bit sideways when he is focused on trying to understand what I am saying?  And finally, why I […]


Heat Sealed 3M™ Thinsulate™

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CGR Products has been supplying various types of 3M™ Thinsulate™ materials to the automotive market for more than 10 years.  The 3M™ Thinsulate™ NVH material (noise, vibration, and harshness) is used in a variety of applications across many different industries and provides a wide variety of sound absorption and dampening properties. The Advantages of 3M™ […]

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CGR Products is Helping To Fight COVID-19

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Just a few months ago, we would have never imagined we would be fighting the pandemic that we’re now facing.  CGR Products is currently classified as an “essential business”.  We die cut critical engineered parts that go to other essential businesses.  The amount of inquires we’ve received has been both overwhelming and a blessing, including […]

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Large Format Die Cutting

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CGR Products has actively been die cutting high volume parts for more than 40 years. To accommodate either very large die cut parts, or supplying parts in a prolific fashion, we use a process called “Large Format Die Cutting” Equipment CGR Products utilizes two Bruno die-cutting presses. Bruno presses are made in the USA and […]


If You Want to Influence People, Pay Close Attention to Emotions!

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I have a technical behavior type and I pride myself on making fact-based decisions. As my years in the work force have progressed and my hair has moved past grey to white, I have come to realize that emotions are way more important than facts when working with others. For a person like me to […]

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Making Things A Little Easier – Using Pull Tabs and Split Liners

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Sometimes removing the liner from a die cut part can be difficult and when it comes to high volume applications, saving time can add up to dollars in the bank.  One way of achieving a simple time saver is adding a pull tab or split liner to the die cut part used during assembly.  In […]

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Benefits of Using a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) System

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Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) can be an effective strategy for companies looking for cost savings and a more stable supply chain.  In this post, we will outline the benefits of VMI as well as the services that CGR Products provides with these programs. What is VMI?   VMI is a program where the supplier manages […]

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Running an Effective Meeting

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Do you want your credibility to skyrocket? Learn how to run great meetings! I was recently attending a social gathering and a gentleman that served on a committee where I was the chair over 10 plus years ago came up to me and introduced me to his wife as the guy who ran the best […]

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