“The addition of this advanced metallizer is part of a multi-year strategic plan to expand and automate production capabilities in order to support our customers’ growing demand and maintain our position as the highest-quality, lowest-cost metallizer in North America,” says Christopher Roy, vp-gm of the Torayfan® Division. “This important expansion is another example of Toray’s commitment to technological innovation in both the OPP and PET marketplaces.”
“We are in business for one reason: to serve our customers,” says Mike Brandmeier, president/CEO. “It’s an exciting time for them, and we are committed to supporting their growth.”
Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, bio-based, and metallized films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications, and polyolefin, polypropylene, and polyethylene foams for the automotive and flooring industries. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films, which has annual sales exceeding US$19 billion.