24.07.2014 – Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE), a leading manufacturer of advanced elastomer O-rings and components, has announced that it will open a new manufacturing site in Brenham, Texas. The ground breaking ceremony initiated the build of a 2700 m² facility which will be up and running by October. The factory will specialise in the manufacture of custom O-rings and other critical elastomer sealing components to the highest quality standards and with industry-leading delivery times. As well as high performance compression molding of components for the oil & gas, food, drink & pharmaceutical and engine manufacturing industries, the capabilities will include advanced clean room facilities which will enable manufacture to the exacting standards needed for semiconductor applications. In keeping with PPE’s operating model, the factory will have its own tool making, extrusion and inspection facilities.