Archer Advanced Rubber is a full-service custom rubber parts manufacturer.

Founded in 1997 in Roanoke, Virginia, our initial focus was manufacturing precision lathe cut products. Archer quickly outgrew its facility and relocated to a larger site in Kernersville, North Carolina. During this time, we developed a joint venture with a molding facility in China to add another dimension to our product line. Our continued growth prompted us to move again and in 2005, we moved to our current location in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Since then we have further expanded our capabilities to manufacturing die cut and extruded products.

Archer has the ability to manufacture and supply its customers with a full... (more)


This stage involves gathering all the necessary materials needed to make your product. Some factories provide materials and assembly; sometimes you will need to buy materials separately.


To produce products at a rapid rate and drive your cost down, you might have to invest in machinery that is customized to your design; that is "tooling". This machinery will vary depending on the product, but can range from plastic molds to custom branding stamps, and so on.


"Production run" means making a lot of one product at once. The factories listed under "production" can produce small and/or large quantities. The minimum order for a production run can vary from factory to factory (some have no minimum, some require a dozen, and some require up to 1,000 to be made at once)