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Meeting Customer Needs During Challenging Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every industry around the world, from retail and hospitality to textiles and industrial manufacturing. The transportation industry was no exception. In March, automakers around the world quickly closed their manufacturing facilities to minimize the spread…

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Heavy Gauge Machine
This Mistake Will Cost Purchasing Teams in the Transportation Industry Millions

Finally. The engineering and design teams have finished; it’s been months, maybe years, and the proverbial drawing on the napkin has nearly come to fruition. There’s a buzz in the marketplace; there are rumors about a new concept and the…

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Vacuum vs. Pressue Blog
Top 5 Advantages of Pressure Thermoforming for the Transportation Industry

At Brentwood, we thermoform heavy-gauge parts that combine aesthetic design with technical innovation for nearly any type of vehicle. We utilize both the vacuum and pressure thermoforming processes with starting sheet thicknesses varying between 0.060” (1.5mm) and 0.5” (12.7mm). To…

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Transportation History
Brentwood’s History in the Transportation Industry

Brentwood was introduced to the transportation industry in 1971 by its parent company at the time, the Dana Corporation. Dana had been making drivetrain parts for heavy-duty trucks and realized that Brentwood’s thermoforming capabilities could be used to expand the…

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