Category: Composite Materials

GPC Standard Composite Frac Plug Now in 4.5” Size

GPC HC 4.5 Frac PlugGeneral Plastics is pleased to announce the introduction of the company’s second standard frac plug, the HC 4.5,. This new product offers a standard, reliable design compatible in 90% of wells and complements the existing HC 5.5 standard composite frac plug.

With more than 50 years of experience providing the composite products for the oil and gas industry, the company now has two standard composite frac plug sizes to offer the industry. Read More

New HC 5.5 Standard Composite Frac Plug

New Composite frac bluc

General Plastics is pleased to announce the introduction of the HC 5.5 standard frac plug. This new product offers a standard, reliable design compatible in 90% of wells.

“As the leader in oilfield composites, we are well-equipped to supply standard high-performance frac plugs at a low cost,” said Dave Walstad, CEO, General Plastics & Composites. “We’ve supplied more than 1.2 million composite frac plugs to leading oil and gas manufacturers.” Read More

General Plastics & Composites JOB FAIR – May 5

We’re expanding our family! Join us on May 5 for a job fair.

Open positions include:

  • Materials Technicians (day/night)
  • CNC Machinists (day/night)
  • CNC Machine Operator (day/night)
  • Maintenance (night)
  • Quality Auditors (night)

You won’t just find a job here, you will find a family!  We offer excellent benefits, great schedules, competitive pay, training, & advancement opportunities – all at a convenient location near Hobby Airport. Read More

GPC Celebrates 50 Years

GPC Celebrates 50 Years

This year marks a significant milestone for General Plastics & Composites. 2017 celebrates 50 years as a company. A company that has proven that longevity and success is possible. This success would not be possible without our group of talented and dedicated employees. These employees are the ones that contribute daily to bring the best level of service and loyalty to our long-time customers and vendors. Read More

Machining is Critical Component of Developing Oilfield Composite Materials

Turnkey products require a combination of metal, rubber and composites. With our subsidiary, GP Rubber and our dedicated metal machining division, we routinely deliver turnkey assemblies to the largest global oilfield service companies.

Recent machinery additions bring our totals up to more than 70 CNC and conventional machines including lathes and mills with 4 and 5 axis with pallet changing capability, lengths up to 200″ and diameters up to 25″. Read More