Globe Composite Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor to oversee all production aspects of our new Design & Technology Center. This position has overall responsibility for manufacturing in a fast paced and dynamic environment; ensures manufactured product meets contractual quality, cost, and delivery requirements by planning, organizing, and directing the flow of production; and promotes a safe work environment by engaging actively in safety-improvement projects.
Globe Composite Solutions is a fast-growing recognized leader in designing and manufacturing composite parts to Fortune 1000 companies across the world. We thrive on helping our customers transform their existing metal or plastic parts into longer-lasting, more durable composite materials.
Globe Marine’s and Globe Composite Solutions’ own engineer, Brian Evans, recently spoke with Jonathan Taylor from Composites Weekly magazine — the industry’s foremost leading podcast on engineered composites, plastics, and advanced materials — in their weekly interview. Read on to learn more about the innovative composite materials Globe Marine’s Run-Dry Impellers®, DRIVESAVERs®, and other marine parts and accessories are comprised.
Globe Marine’s Run-Dry Impellers® and DRIVESAVERs® are made from Globe’s proprietary composite materials, called Brandonite®. Brandonite® is a family of innovative and patented composite materials made by Globe alone to ensure that your marine parts withstand the tests of time, the ravages of the elements, and wear and tear beyond the expectation of OEM parts. Our Brandonite® materials also are made to break apart in the event of an unforeseen engine crisis or accident, saving your boat from metal shards or shrapnel lodging in your engine. See how Globe Marine’s DRIVESAVERs® can save your engine and mean the difference between replacing a part in your boat’s engine or replacing your entire transmission.
With Globe Composite Solutions’ patented composite formulas, Globe Marine’s Run-Dry Impellers® are self-lubricating. Meaning, they have the lubricating agent infused into the composite material from which they’re made. This self-lubrication makes Globe Marine’s Run-Dry Impellers® the only impeller on the market able to run dry for up to 15 minutes!
Listen to Globe Marine’s and Globe Composite Solutions’ engineer, Brian Evans, review all of the above mentioned Globe Marine products and their benefits in Composites Weekly‘s podcast:
Need an impeller or DRIVESAVER® now? Find the right run-dry impeller or DRIVESAVER® with Globe Marine’s comprehensive search tools.
Need to know where to shop? Find a Globe Marine dealer near you:
Boat Show season has officially started and that means it’s time to get ready for the boating season. It’s time to start thinking about getting that boat or watercraft out of storage or dry dock and getting your baby seaworthy.
One of the most important parts of ensuring your vessel is seaworthy is replacing the impeller at the beginning of every boating season. A new impeller will ensure that your boat or craft’s engine is working at peak performance. Old impellers certainly may work still, but to get the most out of your engine a new impeller is paramount.
What’s the best way to ensure you’re getting the best impellers on the market? Globe Marine Run-dry® Impellers, of course. Time on the water is precious, so trust the most reliable impellers available. Globe Marine Run-dry® Impellers are guaranteed to run-dry for up to 15 minutes, potentially saving your engine from costly repairs.
Tests prove that Globe Marine impellers outperform standard neoprene or rubber impellers every time.
Find the perfectly matching impeller with our comprehensive Find the Right Impeller tool. Globe Marine has over 83 models to fit almost any engine and our 35 most popular models include complimentary gaskets and O-rings. While you’re at it, why not stock up on an extra impeller? Having an extra impeller on-board is far better than waiting for a tow!
Need to know where to shop? Find a Globe Marine dealer near you:
New Year’s Eve may have come and gone, but hopefully your resolutions haven’t already. Whether you’re in it for the long haul, or you and your resolutions are fair-weather friends, it’s not too late to make a new New Year’s resolution. What better resolution to make than a recommitment to boating safety?
From the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to BoatUS to the American Boating Association, here are the top tips for staying safe on the water for you, your family and friends, and your pets in any season.
Not only should you check the weather forecast to avoid dangerous weather conditions before you go, but while you’re out on the water, stay aware of weather changes. If you notice a sudden change, drop in temperature, rough or high winds, get off the water if you can. When cruising and sailing, always file/plot your course with the appropriate authorities for your area or country, like the USCG.
Track nasty weather with BostUS‘s Hurricane Tracking & Resource Center.
Keep a list of the all your gear, where it’s stored, and check that it’s all there and in working condition. Besides filing your course, let someone close to you — a friend or family member — know where you’re going and with whom you’re going. Make a list of all your fellow travelers: their names, ages, and addresses/phone numbers (if different from yours). Make a list of any stops and destinations and when you plan on departing and arriving at each.
This tip almost seems like a no-brainer, but from the banter on social media, you’d be surprised how many people still balk at wearing life-jackets. We’ll leave that argument up to you to discuss amongst yourselves, but children under 12 must wear a life-jacket at all times on open water in most states in the U.S. SafeKids.org recommends:
And, if you’re bringing any furry friends, at least have a properly sized pet’s life-jacket for them, too. If your dog or cat can’t swim, they should probably wear it all the time on the water.
According to the USCG, accident rates more than double when alcohol is involved with boating. Don’t forget: heat, sun, and sea can all exacerbate the effects of alcohol, too. So like when driving a car, it’s just best not to drink and drive.
Take a USCG certified safety course or take courses online. Also, if you don’t already know how, learn to swim.
Besides having and wearing life-jackets when needed and planning ahead, make sure your craft has all the needed equipment — especially if going on a long trip. Some items to be sure to have on-board in proper working order:
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Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 380 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.
This holiday season, for the first time, Globe Composite Solutions participated in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. The Angel Tree program strives to give the gift of Christmas by providing 1-2 presents — a toy and/or an item of clothing — to every child in the most neediest of families.
It is the Salvation Army’s firm belief and we agree that every child deserves “to experience the joy of Christmas morning.” Every child deserves to wake up to at least one present. Such a small token, yet it can seem like an insurmountable hurdle to those families who must choose between putting food on the table and buying a toy for their child for Christmas.
Globe Composite, in its initial year of the Angel Tree program, has filled every present request on our tree. The Salvation Army picked up the unwrapped, unmarked gifts yesterday. We are happy that we fulfilled every ticket on our tree and hope that the gifts bring a happy Christmas to the children and families in our area. (All of the gifts go to specific in-need families and children in your specific area or town.)
And, if that doesn’t warm your heart, watch a playlist from last year’s efforts. (The little girl who’s psyched simply because she got shoes is adorable.)