FOREST LAKE, MINN. - A robotic spraying system that applies EMI/RFI shielding to plastic electronic housings at Plastech Corp.'s finishing facility in Amery, Wis., opened in January. Plastech invested $1.2 million to build and equip the 12,000-square-foot plant, which employs 23, said Scottie Holmes, plant leader. Employment should grow to about 100 by the end of this year, he said.
EMI/RFI stands for electromagnetic interference/radio frequency interference. Plastech molds parts in Rush City, Minn., and Albuquerque, N.M.