Employees and the board of directors of the custom molder of structural foam and plastic parts plan a grand reopening
The expansion project has grown the 56,000-square-foot manufacturing floor to 91,000 square feet, allowing the addition of more state-of-the-art medium and large injection molding presses, as well as warehouse space.
It also will allow the firm, located at
It has been using another manufacturing building across the road, and a warehouse near
The construction has enabled it to change to a "one-piece flow" system, creating a leaner manufacturing process, said
Mills said he excited about the opportunities the expansion will bring and "how it will transform the way that we work and how much more competitive we will become."
The additional warehouse space has added four docks to the two existing ones.
It makes a wide variety of products used in different industries.
One of its biggest customers is
It also makes paddles, oars and seats for Old Town Canoe.
Other big customers include Raymond, a manufacturer of forklifts, and medical suppliers
Mills said the company had maximized its existing space and needed to add on to meet increased demand.
"We're growing and
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