Category: Blog

General Plastics & Composites JOB FAIR – May 5

We’re expanding our family! Join us on May 5 for a job fair.

Open positions include:

  • Materials Technicians (day/night)
  • CNC Machinists (day/night)
  • CNC Machine Operator (day/night)
  • Maintenance (night)
  • Quality Auditors (night)

You won’t just find a job here, you will find a family!  We offer excellent benefits, great schedules, competitive pay, training, & advancement opportunities – all at a convenient location near Hobby Airport. Read More

New in-ground test well debuts at headquarters facility

We worked with industry experts to construct a state-of-the-art test well, which provides customers quick access to full-scale tests to enable faster R&D projects and commercialization opportunities. The test well accommodates pressures up to 15,000PSI and temperatures up to 350⁰F, capable of handling sizes from 7” and under.

Located at GPC headquarters, the test well has a control system, pressure system and heating system. Read More

Online Safety Training Platform provides a customized, flexible training opportunity to employees

Online Safety Training Platform provides a customized, flexible training opportunity to employees

This spring, we contracted Martech, an online technical safety training provider, to offer online safety learning modules to our employees. Safety has always been a top priority for the company, and this new platform makes it easier for employees to stay up-to-date on the latest industry protocols and procedures.

During the first three months of the kickoff, employees were required to complete two modules per month. Read More

Harvey Update: 9/7/17

We are back to regular operating hours this week.

About 30 of our employees were directly affected by the flooding. As the storm cleared, we helped fellow co-workers with clean-up. 4 crews of GP&C employees, family members, and neighbors helped demo 5 homes. Thanks to all that volunteered their time and energy to help those that experienced the destruction from Hurricane Harvey. Read More

Hurricane Harvey

Our thoughts and prayers are with our employees and their families, our customers and suppliers who have sustained flooding or damage due to Hurricane Harvey. Thankfully the GPC building withstood the storms, and we will be operational, as much as our staffing allows, to support our customers. Please keep Houston in your prayers as the city handles this natural disaster. Read More

General Plastics & Composites Welcomes J. Scott Caldwell

General Plastics & Composites Welcomes J. Scott Caldwell

We are excited to introduce the newest member of our Executive Team, J. Scott Caldwell. Scott joined GPC in April as the Vice President of Operations, and will lead the manufacturing operations at each of GPC’s locations. He is also responsible for manufacturing engineering, supply chain and new product development.

Scott has a distinguished track record of driving success across all aspects of manufacturing. Read More

Responding to Rapid Growth

2017 is proving to be a busy year for GPC! What a difference a couple of years can make. We consider many factors in determining current business levels and planning for the future.

Rig count is a major factor that affects our business, and one that we track on a regular basis. According to, the United States rig count grew 107% from April 2016 to April 2017. Read More

GP&C Celebrates 50 Years

GP&C Celebrates 50 Years

general plastics 50 year anniversaryThis year marks a significant milestone for General Plastics & Composites. 2017 celebrates 50 years as a company. A company that has proven that longevity and success is possible. This success would not be possible without our group of talented and dedicated employees. These employees are the ones that contribute daily to bring the best level of service and loyalty to our long-time customers and vendors. Read More

STEM students now, maybe GPC employees in the future

We welcomed students from the Alvin ISD STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) program to our facility for a tour. These students exemplify advanced academic abilities and receive in-depth learning in the different disciplines. We were delighted to be a part of their academic journey and were impressed by their thirst for knowledge and inquisitive minds…perhaps there’s a future GPC employee in the bunch! Read More