Breaking the Mold

An Allegheny Performance Plastics Blog

Apr 14 2022

APP is Hiring

2022-04-21T10:41:32-04:00April 14th, 2022|Products|

We’re hiring! Want to know a little bit more about what it’s like to work at Allegheny Performance Plastics? Check out this short video testimonial below by Adam Jackson, one of our Machinists.

We’ve also launched a careers page on the website. You can learn more about the benefits …

Apr 07 2022

Tool Room Upgrades

2022-04-14T12:43:55-04:00April 7th, 2022|Company News|

APP is growing our capabilities and increasing our capacity this year! We’ve upgraded our EDM machine (Electrical Discharge Machining), increasing our lights out capabilities and speed.

Improvements to our tool room will enable us to better serve our customers, as we are able to improve lead times and our nimbleness.

Mar 08 2022

Celebrating International Women’s Day

2022-03-17T14:00:49-04:00March 8th, 2022|Company News|

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day in 2022!

Pictured is Nika Martin, one of our Quality Technicians, as she inspects a part using some of our metrology equipment. Nika has worked at APP for a little over a year, and she appreciates the friendly and professional atmosphere. The feeling is mutual, …

Feb 18 2022

New Press Grows APP Capabilities

2022-02-18T10:06:56-05:00February 18th, 2022|Products|

Early this year we added a new injection-molding press to our facility. The auxiliary equipment is still being assembled, and will eventually include a robotic arm and part conveyor. Allegheny has about 30 presses, with tonnage ranging from 18 to 500. The new press is capable of tonnage up to 140, with the …

Jan 31 2022

Allegheny Performance Plastics, Solvay and GETEC Partner to Pioneer a Transmission Gear Solution to Significantly Lower NVH with a Metal to Thermoplastic Conversion

2022-02-17T15:07:45-05:00January 31st, 2022|Automotive, Company News, Industries, Industry News, Media Coverage|

This past fall Allegheny Performance Plastics, a global leader in engineering and manufacturing polymer parts for demanding environments, teamed up with GETEC Getriebe Technik GmbH, an independent engineering solution provider, and Solvay, an advanced material manufacturer, to explore the possibility of replacing a traditionally metal helical pump gear in a transmission with a …

Jan 15 2022

Year in Review Video

2022-01-31T14:46:15-05:00January 15th, 2022|Products|

Happy New Year!

We put together this video to celebrate the close of 2021, and extend our thanks for everything we’ve accomplished together. We’re excited for what is coming in 2022! Watch to the end of the video for a sneak peek at our plans for the months ahead.

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