OCTEX GROUP OF COMPANIES WILL ATTEND THE SEA-AIR-SPACE SHOW, PROMOTE METAL-TO-PLASTIC CONVERSION CAPABILITIES
SARASOTA, FLA – April 25, 2016 – THE OCTEX GROUP OF COMPANIES [OCTEX], a leading research and development company located in Sarasota, Florida, announced today that it will attend the upcoming Sea-Air-Space Show – The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition, May 16-18, 2016 at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Read more…
SARASOTA, FLA – January 29, 2016- OCTEX LLC, a leading precision plastic injection-molding company located in Sarasota, Florida, announced today that it will relocate CHOICE Tool & Mold of Largo, Florida, which it acquired in June 2015, to a new, world-class facility of its own on the OCTEX global campus in Sarasota, Florida. Read more…
SARASOTA, FLA – January 20, 2016- OCTEX LLC, a leading precision plastic injection-molding company in the southeastern U.S., announced today that Florida Governor Rick Scott has awarded it the Governor’s Business Ambassador Medals for “prosperous small business job creation and growth.” The awards recognize OCTEX executives Jim Westman, John Hoskins and Dan Mallon for their strategic efforts to grow OCTEX through continuous investment and re-investment in talent, its facilities, technology, and machinery, while dramatically increasing its high-caliber workforce through growth and acquisitions from 43 employees to 90 in the last several years. Read more…
Sarasota, Florida – October 8, 2015, OCTEX Brings Expertise in Non-Destructive Testing and Measuring with the use of its New Innovative Cutting Edge CT Scanner – The ZEISS METROTOM 800.
OCTEX, is proud to announce the purchase of another state-of-the-art machine, the ZEISS METROTOM 800 CT Scanner.
John Hoskins, EVP of OCTEX explains that, “This investment is in-line with our overall short-term investment strategies: to own the optimal state of the art, cutting-edge manufacturing technologies, metrology equipment, tooling capabilities available on the market. This is our differentiation point which will strongly position us to our current and potential partners, who are seeking an innovative, nimble, segment disruptor type firm able to understand and define their needs fast and able to work quickly to obtain their desired goals. To create the magic they look for in the marketplace but, aren’t seeing or receiving.”
The METROTOM 800 is a truly advanced, groundbreaking, highly precise CT Scanner tailored to the requirements of the future of the injection molding industry. It meets all the requirements and more of mid-sized companies in the plastic, composite material and ceramic part industry. Read more…
OCTEX announced today that they have just taken delivery of their new cleanroom precision Medical production machine from KRAUSS MAFFEI. KRAUSS MAFFEI is a global leader manufacturer of machines and systems for the production and processing from plastic and rubber.
This investment will support, among many clients going forward, a new client partner: a leader in the medical market – to be announce soon.
The new machines feature the revolutionary BluePower Vario Drive BluePower Vario Drive, a variable-speed asynchronous motor, reduces idling capacity and improves efficiency. This conserves up to 30 percent of energy compared to traditional hydraulic variants, particularly for applications with longer cycle times which saves time and our clients money.
Moreover, this state-of-the-art machine improves cleanroom operations and most importantly supports OCTEX “Green Initiatives” by greatly reducing energy consumption and noise emissions… and is part of the “Art of OCTEX premise.
“We are thrilled to build a partnership with KRAUSS MAFFEI and utilize their BluPower equipment in our cleanrooms” states Darren Maydew, OCTEX General Manager.” Their performance, coupled with the energy saving and environmentally friendly technology make them the perfect fit for our operations.”
The new equipment will find a home in OCTEX’ Class 8 cleanroom producing high precision and volume medical parts for a new partner and market leader.
Because of OCTEX’ Cutting-Edge Corporate Attitude and Culture, Plastic Business© Magazine featured them in a five-page driving article about their “State of Innovation” and what smart plastic injection firms are doing, and need to do, to position and differentiate themselves in this competitive global market. “OCTEX Aims for Magic” details 25-years after it first opened its doors in Sarasota, Florida, OCTEX LLC, and how it has positioned itself, and is shaping a future that is on the leading edge in every sense. [learn more here]
OCTEX LLC, a leading precision plastic injection-molding company located in Sarasota, Florida is pleased to announce that it has acquired Choice Tool & Mold of Largo, Florida. The move greatly improves OCTEX’s already well-known innovative design, tooling and manufacturing capabilities at every stage of the production process for its growing list of medical, industrial and consumer products customers.
C2C – Concepts 2 Carton – An Efficient 360-degree Approach To Bio Med Manufacturing
John W Hoskins, EVP – OCTEX, at the BIOMEDevice SHOW in Boston, Massachusetts – Presenting OCTEX’ view of the Future from a overall Patient-Centric Point of Business. Mr. Hoskins discusses what OCTEX is doing to lead the way in the Bio Med Device Segment from a totally new and distinct 360-degree innovative approach to Efficiency Strategies for the Medical Industry’s future growth and sustainability.
Jim Westman, CEO, OCTEX, and John W Hoskins, EVP – OCTEX, take delivery of one of only a handful of Wittmann|Battenfeld MicroPower 15t machines in the world. This MicroPower 15t enables OCTEX the production capabilities only a few manufacturers in the world have the capacity to provide clients.
NPE 2015 PLASTICS SHOW in Orlando, Florida
Interview with Jim Westman, CEO, OCTEX, and John W Hoskins, EVP – OCTEX, at the NPE 2015 PLASTICS SHOW in Orlando, Florida. To view this informative video on what OCTEX is doing to lead the way in plastics with its 360-degree innovative approach to Concept 2 Carton Strategies