North Kingstown, RI-based Toray Plastics (America), Inc., says it is investing in a new, state-of-the-art 8.7-meter-wide polypropylene film line. The expenditure marks the next phase of Toray’s multi-year strategic plan, begun in 2016, to expand and automate production capabilities to meet customer demand and maintain its leadership position. The new capacity is targeted for packaging, label, medical, and industrial applications. Toray anticipates start-up in 2020.
Photo: Toray Plastics (America), located in North Kingstown, RI, is investing in a state-of-the-art OPP-film line and constructing a new building to house the equipment.
“Toray’s commitment to our customers is unwavering, and this expansion continues our path of innovation and growth,” says Christopher Roy, senior vp/gm-Torayfan® Div. Roy notes that this expansion project features the construction of a new building to house the OPP equipment. Previously completed projects include the construction of a second cogeneration system, automation throughout the plant, including a fully automated packaging line, and the construction of a 28,800-sq-ft facility to house a new, high-speed 4.5-meter-wide metallizer.
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