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Albert named Vice President of Osborne Industries, Inc.

October 10, 2022 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce Jeff Albert has been named Vice President by the company’s President & CEO, George Eakin. Albert is a long-time employee and began his career with Osborne Industries in 1988 as the payroll clerk. He succeeds Vicki Corbett who recently retired… Read more »

Corbett retires after decades-long career at Osborne Industries, Inc.

August 26, 2022 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – On August 16, 2022, the employee owners of Osborne Industries, Inc., celebrated the 44-year career of Vicki (Fogo) Corbett, long-time company Vice President and Customer Service Manager. Corbett’s legacy with Osborne Industries will live on for years, as she was a positive and humble role model for… Read more »

Employee Owners Celebrate National Employee Ownership Month

November 10, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – October is Employee Ownership Month in the United States, when more than 6,500 ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) celebrate this special time of year. ESOPs across the country have asset holdings of more than $1.4 trillion and have approximately 14 million participants. Osborne Industries’ ESOP was formed… Read more »

Corwin Honored at Annual Meeting

November 5, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., recently recognized Kylie (Mans) Corwin at the company’s annual Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) meeting on October 22, 2021, for demonstrating her commitment to the company’s newly established values. Members of Osborne Industries’ leadership team, made up of George Eakin, Vicki Corbett, Brent Brown,… Read more »

Employee owners participate in personal development training

October 4, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Over the course of the past five months, 24 employees of Osborne Industries participated in personal development training conducted by Gail Hermesch of Bandura Plus. There were a total of five training sessions the group completed. Session topics included: Communication, Culture, Accountability/Attitude, Change and Generational Diversity. Implementation… Read more »

High performance composites now available in custom colors

Leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across the globe have relied on the highly engineered thermoset polymer, polydicyclopentadiene (pDCPD), for the most demanding applications for decades. Today, with over 25 years of experience in working with DCPD, Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to offer its custom molding services with pDCPD in a variety of colors customized to… Read more »

Overcoming bridging issues in bulk feed bins

July 6, 2021 – Bridging issues in bulk feed tanks have been a longtime challenge faced by producers. Both bridging and “rat-holing” inside bulk bins owing to feeds with added fat, extra-fine grinding, and high heat and humidity contribute to inadequate feed flow through delivery systems and frequent out-of-feed events for animals across species. Repeated… Read more »

Osborne to Unveil New Small Animal Performance Testing System at World Pork Expo

May 25, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Understanding the correlation between individual animal performance at a young age and performance in the finishing cycle has been lacking within the industry for decades. Historically, methods of testing young, nursery-sized animals has involved individually isolating animals and manual, labor-intensive monitoring of performance characteristics affected by genetics, feed,… Read more »

Osborne Introduces New Feed Bin Agitator: Flow Pro

May 19, 2021 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of livestock management equipment, is pleased to introduce its new product designed to solve the ever-present problems of feed bridging in bulk bins at livestock facilities and farms. Flow Pro®, an automatic feed agitation system, uses a gently-rotating agitator inside a… Read more »

Differences between closed molding and open molding

Plastics encompass a wide array of materials and molding processes used to create finished parts. Typical injection molding involves heating thermoplastic or thermosetting plastic polymers and injecting them into a mold where it conforms to the mold cavity, cools and hardens. Other molding processes, like Resin Transfer Molding (RTM), involve injecting or spraying liquid thermosetting… Read more »