Con-Pearl to make plastic sleeves

Published: January 30, 2013 11:57 am ET
Updated: January 30, 2013 11:58 am ET

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Con-Pearl North America has finalized plans to make lightweight plastic sleeves for returnable sleeve packs in North America.

The company has confirmed it will set up a new plant in Greenville, S.C. Production of the lightweight sleeves will begin by May in a 60,000-square-foot facility. Initially the building will house a sleeve converting line.

"Laminating and extrusion equipment will follow as market demand builds," notes Con-Pearl Vice President Stefan Hoedt in a news release. He expects rapid growth of the business and is looking toward an expansion within a few years.

Con-Pearl is a lightweight polypropylene board with non-directional strength and stiffness properties. It is not fluted but has a middle layer of many small pearls sandwiched between the two outer layers. The structure allows higher load bearing than conventional sleeve materials, Con-Pearl claims. Con-Pearl is available in 3, 5 and 10 millimeter thicknesses.

Con-Pearl North America is a subsidiary of Friedola-Tech GmbH of Geismar, Germany, which makes board, sheet and textiles from recycled plastics.

Tel. 864-365-0674 or 864-365-0733, fax 864-299-8584.


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