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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

GPC Celebrates 50 Years

GPC Celebrates 50 Years

This 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

It’s a good problem to have. New Orders – Minimum Lead Times

As we all know, the oil and gas industry has had quite a rough time the last couple years. Consistent volumes and orders declined significantly, as our customers worked through their inventory levels.

We have a new (and much better) challenge that we haven’t seen in a while…NEW ORDERS!!! Our customers now need product, but because there is no product in queue, they are requiring it inside of lead time, which presents challenges to our manufacturing team. Read More

General Plastics & Composites Supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

We are pleased to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and will be attending the Carnevale 2013 Promise Ball on March 23 in Houston.  JDRF is the world’s leading nongovernmental funder of diabetes research. Since its founding, JDRF has awarded more than $1.7 billion to diabetes research. We are dedicated to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes. Join us for a fun and meaningful evening! Read More