Steinerfilm closing down Massachusetts plant

By Rhoda Miel
News Editor

Published: February 8, 2013 12:53 pm ET
Updated: February 8, 2013 12:56 pm ET

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Topics Electronics, Film & Sheet, Electrical/electronics

WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. -- Steinerfilm Inc., part of a German maker of capacitor films for the electronics industry, will close its only North American film plant.

Steinerfilm officials told local media that the Williamstown plant will close due to a lack of demand for its poly­propylene film. The company said Feb. 8 that no one was available to discuss the local reports. Local reports said the plant employed 24.

Steinerfilm is part of Steiner GmbH & Co. KG of Erndtebrück, Germany, which also has film production in Erndtebrück and Galway, Ireland. The firm also makes polyester, polyphenylene sulfide and polyethylene naphthalate films, used for capacitors in a variety of industries.


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Steinerfilm closing down Massachusetts plant

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