Manufacturing Day 2018

  IPAC to participate in THE MANUFACTURING DAY MISSION – Stay tuned for more details!   Manufacturing Day addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. By working together during and after MFG DAY, manufacturers will begin to address the skilled labor shortage they face, connect with future generations, take charge of the public image of manufacturing, and ensure the ongoing prosperity [...]

Certificate of Excellence for Workplace Safety

IPAC has earned the 2017 Certificate of Excellence from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Self -Insurance Group and Cove Risk Services.  The Certificate was presented to CEO Rob Murner by Cove Risk’s Sr. Health & Safety Consultant, Chris Clark in appreciation of the company’s hard work and commitment to maintaining a safe workplace for its employees. As of July 31, 2017, IPAC had gone 2,184 days (almost 6 years) without a lost time accident. Since that time period, IPAC continues its quest for safety in [...]

IPAC January Employee of the Month

Congratulations to January’s Employee of the month, Bryant Alequin.  Bryant earned his nomination directly from his peers.  On behalf of the entire IPAC team, thank you Bryant for your excellent work ethic, professional attitude and all-around dedication to what you do.  We couldn’t do it without team members like you!

Annual contribution to the Worcester County Food Bank

Industrial Polymers and Chemicals recently received acknowledgement of its annual donation to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB). At IPAC, we commend the hard work being done by WCFB as it continues to develop and expand its advocacy efforts while creating effective policies for those in need. This holiday season, we will be reflecting on all that makes us thankful ‑ including the Worcester County community that has been integral to IPAC’s success since 1959. Through its community of partners, donors, [...]

Creating Time through Lean Manufacturing

As an industry leader in fiberglass reinforcements for the bonded abrasives industry, we continue to evolve our products and operational efficiencies at the IPAC facility in Shrewsbury, MA. Lately, we are focusing on multiple Lean Initiatives, including 5S and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). We continue to invest in equipment and processes that will help IPAC deliver the same or better quality at a lower price. We have built an in-house Lean Tiger Team comprised of management and supervisors to accomplish the [...]