LIVINGSTON, NJ – September 8, 2016 – A new 15,000-square-foot facility in Morristown, TN, is now undergoing construction and will house a high speed, 3.3 meter metallizer for Inteplast Group’s AmTopp division, which specializes in OPP (oriented polypropylene) films.
With construction of the facility underway, its completion is estimated December 2016 and the advanced metallizer will begin production first quarter of 2017.
AmTopp President Homer Hsieh says, “We are in business to serve our customers and support their growth. This addition will increase the total number of OPP metallizers we operate in North America to four, and allow us to continue to expand in this strategic market segment.”
The Morristown facility will meet AmTopp’s growing customer demands, says Jim Ashmore, vice president of OPP sales. “This progress shows our ongoing commitment to driving technology. It comes on the heels of our recent investment in a second 8.7 meter OPP line in our Gray Court, South Carolina, facility, scheduled to begin production later in the year.”
Aside from its Gray Court and soon-to-be completed Morristown plants, AmTopp, a leading manufacturer of OPP in North America, also operates plants in Lolita, Texas, and Lanoraie, Quebec.
In 2015 Inteplast Group placed second on Plastics News’ ranking in North America for film and sheets sales, and first for highest increase of sales from 2014 to 2015. Results for this year have not yet been published.
About Inteplast Group
Established in 1991, Inteplast Group is a leading integrated plastics manufacturer founded on the ideal of American manufacturing. Our products support diverse markets including healthcare, foodservice, packaging, building products, grocery, retail, sanitation, industrial, and graphic arts industries. Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Inteplast Group is now over 7,000 employees strong and operates over 50 facilities including our flagship manufacturing complex in Lolita, Texas. Our dedicated and experienced people are committed to delivering quality products and partnering with our customers to enable their success. Visit https://www.inteplast.com for more information.