See some of the projects and case studies CGR Products has completed to learn more about our full scale of materials and capabilities.
Solving a Leak Issue on General Motors Automobiles
When an automotive tier one supplier came to CGR Products with a leak issue around an injection molded module for gas pedals, we jumped to action by providing multiple prototypes to ultimately find the ideal solution.
Solving a Large Truck Manufacturer’s Squeak & Rattle Issue on Side Mirrors
After finding the problem was the metal bracing that connected the mirror and the plastic injection molded encasement, our team set out to find a solution.
Smarter, Lighter Car Design: A 2017 Automotive Manufacturing Report
As technology evolves, the way we design cars is also evolving — automobiles are becoming lighter and smarter.
CGR Helps Solve Large Boat Manufacturer’s Sponge Stripping Issue
In marine use, our gaskets and adhesives have no room for error. We had found a perfect solution to create a tight seal between fuel and water tanks for the marine industry.
Reducing OEM Assembly Line Backlogs with Smart Packaging
And with our large array of materials on hand, coupled with more than 140,000 square feet of manufacturing space,
Sealing Diesel Exhaust Fluid with Precision-Cut Ensolite Foam
Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) was freezing inside newly installed fueling dispensers, requiring a seal that could withstand extremely low temperatures.
Turning a Badly Designed Gasket into a Usable Solution
This part presented a challenge, since small cutouts were placed extremely close from the edge of the part.
Protecting Loader Engines with a Custom-Fit Screen and Gasket
Because of the expertise of CGR engineers, a loader manufacturer was able to save money from reduced damage to the equipment during routine maintenance.
Advanced Manufacturing Produces Stronger, More Durable Gasket
The gasket in question had a rubber grommet to aid in sealing a coolant port that traveled through an exhaust gasket.
Gasket Redesign Reduces Costly Field Failures
An OEM sought a solution to costly field failures caused by gasket design and composition.
Solving Performance Issues with a Custom Assembly Machine
New EPA regulations required a hose manufacturer to alter the construction of its assembly.
Reducing Costs with Kaizen Events
In a recent project with a large automotive customer, CGR sought to reduce costs while ensuring that production would not be delayed or negatively affected.
Solving Tolerance Challenges with Our OEM Partner Program
By purchasing a steel rule die with feed-through punches, our CGR team was able to completely eliminate the need for a secondary operation during the production process.
Utilizing Automation to Increase Production Rates by 33%
A well-organized Kaizen meeting allowed our client to enhance production rates by 33%.