Elite Elastomers, your rubber applications solutions partner

Idea Management:Rapidly Driving Technical Solutions to the Rubber Market

Mar 16, 2017 By Ginger Glidewell

 
A few firm givens exist in product development at Elite Elastomers.

1. Ideas foster innovation.
2. Innovation drives market leadership.
3. Market leadership yields profits.

At Elite Elastomers, we strive for improved ideas. Once these ideas are birthed, we manage them in such a way to allow their purpose to be discovered in the form of products. In order to grow an idea to the point of a product, we exercise idea management.

Topics: rubber industry, idea management, innovation, material solutions

Technical Product Partners in the Rubber Industry: Why Your Business Needs One

Mar 01, 2017 By Ginger Glidewell

Ideas are a company’s future. Ideas create wealth. Technical Product Partners make ideas work. At Elite Elastomers, we recognize the importance of our role as a Technical Product Partner in elevating our customers to the lead in their marketplaces. Let’s take a minute to discuss this partnership style by defining a Technical Product Partner, discussing how they operate, and emphasizing why they are necessary for future success.

Topics: partnerships, non-metallic materials, applications, technical product partner, rubber industry

Attracting Millennials to the Rubber Industry: How to Recruit, Retain, & Reward

Feb 23, 2017 By Tiffany Oliphant

Millennial--- never has a generation been in the driver seat, as much as you. Some would argue baby boomers have always been the driving force in America. Move over boomers, by 2025, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics.

Business leaders are strategically trying to figure millenials out. Many of them are asking, how do we manage millenials? How can we make them adapt? What's wrong with them? You may even hear derogatory comments toward them. Let's cut out the name calling, blame game and look at how their digital fluency can benefit the rubber industry.

Topics: rubber industry, millennials, manufacturing jobs, recruitment