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Courtyard Concerts Presents Tony Lucca Sponsored by GHCM

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Courtyard Concerts has two Platinum sponsors this year, Grand Haven Custom Molding & Lighthouse Insurance, along with gold sponsors, Chemical Bank, Williams-Hughes Law Firm and Seven Steps Up Live Music & Event Venue/PinDrop Concerts,, silver sponsors Melton-McFadden Insurance Agency, Holiday Inn-Spring Lake, IMI Signs, Third Coast Recording, and the list continues to grow. Due to the generosity of the sponsors, Courtyard Concerts can provide this professionally produced concert to the public for $15. All proceeds from the concert are returned to the communities of Northern Ottawa & Southern Muskegon counties. To date, over $2,000 has been donated back in the…

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Battle on the Boardwalk – Supporting Grand Haven Volleyball

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Grand Haven Custom Molding is a proud spike sponsor for the Grand Haven Volleyball Battle on the Boardwalk. This will be the 4th year for the Battle on the Boardwalk! It is an outstanding two-day volleyball event that brings together the community and school. Over the past three years we have had over 300 athletes participate in the FREE Middle School Volleyball Camp. This year all 3 levels of high school teams (Freshman, JV, & Varsity) will compete on two temporary courts at Waterfront Stadium! Last year our attendance exceeded 2,000! Summer in downtown Grand Haven, Waterfront Stadium and four…

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GHCM Supporting the Grand Haven Schools Foundation

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Grand Haven Custom Molding is proud to support the Grand Haven Schools Foundation, a nonprofit organization established in 1994, and is dedicated to ensuring that all children, regardless of economic background, have access to critical early learning opportunities. Research shows that 90% of the brain’s architecture is built by age 4, laying the foundation for language, social behavior, problem solving, and emotional health. Early education can change the trajectory of a child’s life from those early years, when the window of opportunity is the greatest. GHSF provides scholarships to children from low-income families so they can attend preschool. This early…

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Small Injection Molders Report Healthy Growth in 2016

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Last week we shared a peek behind the data on our Top 100 North American injection molders. Today Plastics News publishes data on an additional 467 molders, ranked by North American-related sales. Let’s take a look at some of the data behind the ranking. Big companies dominate It’s hard to believe that these 467 molders account for just 20 percent of our total ranked sales, but that’s the case because the top 100 are so much larger. Today’s batch had sales of $7.2 billion. Most molders are growing, or at least stable 2015 was a good year to be an…

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PRACTI -TRAY – New Product now at Everything Medical in Alhambra!

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PractiTray gives you a convenient, sturdy surface for eating, writing, crafts and many other uses, without having to move to a table. Maximize your mobility while transporting items on the surface without having to place them on your seat. It will hold up to 10 pounds (the average lap top weighs 5 pounds). PractiTray mounts to round, oval and oblong rear bar rollators and is easy to assemble. It conveniently folds out of the way when you don’t need it. PractiTray folds easily so you can move freely when on the move or need to stow your wheeled walker in…

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GHCM Helped Make it possible!

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New playground structure unveiled at Peach Plains: ‘Is this awesome or what?’ GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Peach Plains Elementary School students returning from spring break Monday morning were greeted by a castle. For the past week, a group worked in the snow and rain to bring a castle to life on the school’s playground. The roughly 42-foot-wide by 30-foot-deep structure from Out on a Limb Playhouses stems from a collaboration of students and the school’s PTA. A playground committee of students gained hands-on experience with project-based learning. The group interviewed classmates and took pictures and videos of students using the…

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West Michigan Company Developing Unique Utility Tray for Wheeled Walkers

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PractiTray, a folding utility tray that can be attached to a walker has recently started production at Grand Haven Custom Molding on Beechtree Street in Grand Haven, Mich. PractiTray was conceived by John Emory, 83, of Traverse City. GRAND HAVEN, MI – A West Michigan manufacturer is developing a product designed to make life easier for those who use wheeled walkers. Grand Haven Custom Molding, 1500 S Beechtree St., is producing the product called PractiTray. The device is a folding utility tray that can be attached the rolling walker, or rollator, to serve as a support for a book, laptop…

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Grand Haven Custom Molding Invites Public to Open House Tonight

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Grand Haven Custom Molding, 1500 S. Beechtree St., will host an open house from 5-7 tonight in conjunction with the local Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Bash. The event includes tours, product demonstrations, free food, drinks, adult beverages and giveaways. “When Grand Haven Custom Molding started in August of 2010, it literally started with (owner) Karl Chapel getting a machine, setting up a cot and running some plastic parts,” said the company’s chief financial officer, Michelle Hanks. Chapel hired his first employee the following January. From there, the business boomed, making plastic parts for horticulture, material handling and automotive industries. “He…

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GHCM Puts Material Silos In Operation

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Grand Haven Custom Molding has put two material silos into operation due to a new project requiring large quantities of plastic resin. The two silos will each hold 70,000 pounds of material which will be loaded from tanker trucks that will deliver the resin. At peak production, this new project will use up to 9000 pounds of plastic resin per day.

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