Wisconsin's MRPC completes expansion

Rubber & Plastics News

Published: June 13, 2014 11:14 am ET
Updated: June 13, 2014 11:18 am ET

Image By: Molded rubber & Plastics Corp. MRPC's expansion in Butler, Wis., include additional clean room manufacturing space.

Related to this story

Topics United States Medical Injection Molding
Companies & Associations

Molded Rubber & Plastics Corp. recently celebrated the grand opening of its 15,000-square-foot expansion to its factory in Butler, Wis., near Milwaukee.

MRPC said it invested $2.5 million in the expansion. It projects 10-15 percent annual growth over the next five years and 35-40 new employees.

The project broke ground in May 2013 and brings the total size of the plant to 100,000 square feet. The new addition opened in January and features additional clean rooms, office space and employee support space.

The facility’s total clean room space now sits at 35,000 square feet. The firm said it will enable it to meet the increased demand for silicone molding, multiple-material molding, micromolding, medical molding and thermoplastic molding.

MRPC manufactures medical device components and assemblies.

“We are committed to investing in Milwaukee and the medical device manufacturing industry,” said MRPC President Greg Riemer. “MRPC is continually evolving to maintain our position as industry leaders on the cutting edge of technology, and this expansion supports our continued growth and innovation.”

The firm was recently named by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a 2014 top workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin.


Comments

Wisconsin's MRPC completes expansion

Rubber & Plastics News

Published: June 13, 2014 11:14 am ET
Updated: June 13, 2014 11:18 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

MSI Mold Builders expands in Iowa, eyes automotive market

March 30, 2015 1:54 pm ET

MSI Mold Builders has recently completed a 12,000-square-foot expansion to its Cedar Rapids, Iowa, plant, bringing its total footprint to just under...    More

Image

Haitian aims to revolutionize US molders' purchase process

March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Haitian International Holdings Ltd. (Booth W3683) is introducing new machines to North American molders with four presses on display at its large...    More

Image

Building a sports superstar

March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Assembling the lower portion of an Oyo Sportstoys Inc. mini figure 30 times a minute, an automated cell built by Devlinks Ltd. (Booth S26149) is...    More

Sun Plastech, Plastics Color Corp. note major milestones at NPE

March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Sun Plastech Inc. and Plastics Color Corp. — two well-known materials firms — are marking anniversaries at NPE 2015.    More

Image

Johnson's political outlook shaped by a plastics business view

March 27, 2015 6:00 am ET

When Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) traded plastics for politics in 2010, he didn't leave his business sense behind. He carried the lessons of 30 years in ...    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.

For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.

Learn more

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

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

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

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events