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Subject: JMMS Presentation and Plant Tour on Next Generation Tooling

Date& Time: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:00pm at the JMMS facility in Easley, SC

Rich Martin, President of SPE Carolinas will host a presentation and plant tour of JMMS tool building facility in Easley, SC.

JMMS is a second-generation, family-owned business founded by David M. Bowers in 1986 as JM Mold South. The company, now known as JMMS, Inc., combines the traditional strengths of full-service metal working and conservative business management with continuous improvement in processes, cutting edge mold & die technologies, and established relations with Asian manufacturing partners.

JMMS, Inc. specializes in thermoplastic injection high pressure molding, thermoplastic injection low pressure molding, thermoset injection, thermoset compression/transfer, extrusion blow molding, hybrid tooling, and die cast dies offering single-source capabilities for some of the world’s leading OEMs.  Our turnkey mold packages combine design and engineering, manufacturing and maintenance services. 

JMMS, Inc. has made substantial investments in continuous improvement, including an ISO-certified quality management system, ongoing training and Cimatron platform upgrades. Together, offers proven development and manufacturing processes, with the capital resources and financial strength to meet the strictest due diligence requirements.

JMMS, Inc. has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, including automotive OEMs and Tier One suppliers, appliances, consumer products, electronics, lawn & garden, medical technologies, power generation, power tools and returnable packaging.  We follow an ISO-certified process to deliver turnkey mold packages ready for pre-production runs.  JMMS, Inc. engineers work closely with parts designers on part and mold optimization, engineering higher quality and a better return on investment using alternative materials, conformal cooling and cavity pressure transducers for increased precision and control.

The Presentation and Lunch will start at 12:00pm

SPE Members will be charged $15.00 for the presentation. Non-SPE membors are welcome, $20 sign up fee for non-members.

Sign Up Early: - Please sign up for the presentation by using our website sign up form (Please click this link for a sign up form), or by contacting Beverly Jarrel( (704) 602-4127) at the Polymers Center of Excellence. The seminar will include lunch.

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SPE Carolinas 2014/2015

Hello to all and hope everyone is doing well! Welcome to the SPE Carolinas Section upcoming 2014/2015 season. Our meeting/event schedule is complete and posted on the Events page. Please take time to review and choose an event to attend. Bring a friend, maybe your Manager, to see what SPE has to offer. We will gladly listen to any future topic suggestions also. The whole purpose of SPE is to promote and educate people on the plastics industry. Please help us support our industry! We are always looking for more people to get involved in our Carolinas Section. We have posted the current Board of Directors in the About SPE Carolinas tab. Feel free to contact any of us for on how you can help and get involved, maybe even join the Board of Directors. Please remember we are here for you. Anything we can do to help you function better in the plastic industry, please let us know. Of course, thank you for your continued support of the SPE Carolina Section and we look forward to seeing you at one or all of our planned events.

Warmest regards,

Richard Martin

President SPE Carolinas

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Uncle Sam-We Want YouTo all our members, we hope you had a wonderful holiday season and wish you a good start for the New Year!
Thank you for helping us make 2013 a successful year for our SPE section.
We had interesting visits to plant sites and educational speeches, with good food and even better conversations.
Networking works, but only for those that come … and even better, on a regular basis!
This is not only good for you – the member – to meet peers and make new contacts, but for your company too.
You explore what is out there … opportunities to do business, optimize processes, find potential new employees and yes – help yourself in the process! Looking forward to see you soon!

With the best wishes, your Tim Haake – BoD / Membership

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