Profile extruder Sunbelt expanding in Georgia

By Michael Lauzon
Correspondent

Published: February 6, 2014 11:39 am ET
Updated: February 6, 2014 1:07 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Extrusion Signage & displays
Companies & Associations

Profile producer Sunbelt Plastic Extrusions Inc. is expanding to the tune of $3 million in Centerville, Ga., the company announced in a news release.

Sunbelt has opened a new manufacturing facility in Centerville and is adding six new extrusion lines to the new plant.

The 16,000-square-foot new facility and equipment will boost Sunbelt's production capability by about 40 percent, according to Sunbelt general manager Tim Roberts. Its headquarters plant in Centerville has 43,000 square feet.

The company specializes in complex, custom extrusions for signage, price rails, display rails, aisle directories and a variety of other commercial, industrial and consumer products. It can extrude multilayer constructions and dual durometer products and offers a range of downstream operations to make and package finished goods.

It processes butyrate, rigid PVC, ABS, high-impact polystyrene, acrylics and polycarbonate.

Sunbelt employs about 75 and expects to add 20 more when the expansion is completed. In late summer of 2012 it was acquired by point-of-purchase display producer Southern Imperial Inc. of Rockford, Ill., and began its expansion program about six months later.


Comments

Profile extruder Sunbelt expanding in Georgia

By Michael Lauzon
Correspondent

Published: February 6, 2014 11:39 am ET
Updated: February 6, 2014 1:07 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Uway beginning US extruder production June 1 in Ohio

April 15, 2015 3:28 pm ET

Uway Extrusion LLC, a 4-year-old company that builds extruders in China using components from the United States and Europe, will begin U.S....    More

Market Reports

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Injection Molding Market Analysis & Processor Rankings

Plastics News BUNDLED package contains our in-depth Market Analysis of the Injection Molding segment. You will gain keen insight on current trends and our economic outlook.

As a BONUS this includes PN's updated 2014 database of North American Injection Molders RANKED by sales volume. Sort, merge, mail & prospect by end market, materials processed, region, # of plants and more.

Learn more

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 15, 2015 - September 17, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events