MEXICO CITY - Plasticos Angelica SA de CV, a one-plant polyethylene bag maker and converter in San Antonio Tultitl n, Mexico, is preparing to expand its business to Mexico's west-central region by opening an extrusion facility in Jalisco. Operations manager Jose J. Bejar Ledezma, the 20-year-old son of company founder and owner Benjamin Bejar, said Feb. 24 at PlastImagen that the firm is building a facility in Jalisco on property owned by his father.
Plasticos Angelica last week planned to begin shifting three 4- to 5-inch extruders, along with four to seven converting machines, to the new site, he said at the Mexico City show, held Feb. 21-24. The new facility will allow the company to broaden its market coverage geographically.
Jose Bejar said he and his 26-year-old brother, Edgar, will oversee operations at the new company, which has yet to be named.
Plasticos Angelica now has about 20 machines at its headquarters site.
The firm runs low density PE to make roll bags and T-shirt bags as well as smaller, all-purpose eretail bags.