by David Z. Morris, Fortune.com Hurricane Harvey has shut down more than half of U.S. production capacity for ethylene, a vital building block for basic plastics. The disruption is expected to have impacts across the U.S. economy, and recovery is likely to take months. As detailed by … [Read more...] about Hurricane Harvey May Cripple U.S. Plastic Production
It can't always be about Plastic Fasteners! PCC's very own Scott Lenz takes a look at how the NFL will shake out in 2017. (Well, at least in his opinion...) NFC EAST (Predicted order of finish, playoff seedings in paranthesis) 1. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4) Surprise! Carson Wentz matures, LeGarrette … [Read more...] about PCC’s Exclusive 2017 NFL Preview!
One of the challenges in making new electronic devices is the chemistry required to assemble the layers that make up the device. In this research, a new synthetic chemistry approach produces ultra-small materials that resemble a fragment of the semiconductor silicon. The process uses a precisely … [Read more...] about New polymers, better products!
Well howdy! And welcome to our NEW LOOK Blog! At Product Components Corporation, we are not only working constantly on figuring out ways to bring you the BEST DEALS on PLASTIC FASTENERS, we are also working on new and exciting ways to bring you the most relevant information on said PLASTIC … [Read more...] about Welcome to our New Look Blog!
One particular type of hardware that is slowly gaining popularity for its diversity and many uses and applications is nylon hardware. But before you start thinking of soft and cloth-like nylon fasteners, washers, nuts and screws, which shouldn’t even be classified as hardware, nylon hardware … [Read more...] about Nylon Fasteners: A Tutorial!
New technologies are influencing the future of manufacturing. 3D printing is one of the many examples of opportunities for the fastener industry that exists within the 4th industrial revolution. 2016 was the year with most fastener acquisition deals in 9 years. Global and technology shifts in the … [Read more...] about Q&A with Rosa Hearn, President of Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI)
Hi! And welcome to the very first entry of our very first blog! You know, when I was a little kid – just 5, 6 years old – I used to ride into the office with my grandpa, the founder of PCC, when the company was still in Mt. Vernon, NY. I would draw, color, play with the calculator and the … [Read more...] about Customers Big and Little