Case Studies

See some of the projects and case studies CGR Products has completed to learn more about our full scale of materials and capabilities.

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.

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Gasket Redesign Reduces Costly Field Failures

An OEM sought a solution to costly field failures caused by gasket design and composition.

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Solving Performance Issues with a Custom Assembly Machine

New EPA regulations required a hose manufacturer to alter the construction of its assembly.

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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.

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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.

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Utilizing Automation to Increase Production Rates by 33%

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A well-organized Kaizen meeting allowed our client to enhance production rates by 33%.