HNBR Supply Chain Tightening

Global availability of HNBR, and subsequently HNBR o-rings, has been greatly challenged throughout 2021 due to the closure of a major production facility, which stopped production in the wake of a natural disaster. This, coupled with significant demand growth, is further tightening the market for this synthetic rubber. The global market for HNBR is primarily […]

EMI O-Rings for Industrial Automation

Globally, the market for industrial automation is seeing double digit annual growth rates. With business operations increasing its reliance on robotics, EMI (electromagnetic interference) is a growing problem on today’s factory floors. Arc welders, live wires, generators, and just about any device or machine generating radio frequency (RF) signals emit this electronic noise. This noise […]

Supply Chain News: Viton® (FKM) Global Shortage

The availability of Viton®/FKM has been tightening since mid-2021 as a key ingredient used to manufacture the compound has been diverted to the manufacturing of Lithium batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV) and photovoltaic solar panels. Due to the rapid growth of these products, that tightening is becoming more acute as we enter 2022. The key […]

$5 Order Minimum, $1 Line Minimum

Get What You Need Imagine this: Your longstanding customer gives you a call, looking for a small number of o-rings you don’t have stocked. Cost-effectively providing what’s needed is key in retaining customer loyalty, while maintaining profitability. With Global O-Ring and Seal’s $5 order minimum, you don’t have to worry about spending more and creating […]

2021: Your Year-End Review of Us

When it comes to level of service, our goal is to go above and beyond what customers expect from us. With our annual survey, we aimed to validate our efforts with results from our customers’ perspective. In our 2021 Customer Survey, we opened the floor to our customers in an effort to obtain their most […]

Don’t Settle For Less

Providing excellent customer service is our standard – and we don’t expect customers to settle for less than our best! Responsiveness, operational efficiency, and overall reliability are key for customers when working with a wholesale distributor. Below are a few reasons why customers choose to do business with Global O-Ring and Seal. Sales Team Experience […]