HOLDEN, MASS. - ReedSpectrum, a maker of engineered color concentrates, is expanding its Albion, Mich., plant to 85,000 square feet. The 24,000-square-foot expansion project includes a new warehouse and separate color matching and quality-control laboratory facilities.
Space also will become available for three or four new compounding lines, the company said. The project is expected to be completed this fall.
One of four ReedSpectrum U.S. manufacturing sites, the Albion facility serves automo-tive and central-region customers.
ReedSpectrum, based in Holden, said it recently completed a 25,000-square-foot expansion of its Lawrence-ville, Ga., plant. The additions are designed to accommodate steady growth in its concen-trate business, said Michael J. Smith, general manager.
The firm's Holden facility, which is its research and development and corporate headquarters, received ISO 9001-1987 certification.
Its main markets include packaging, appliance, electrical, sheet, film and fibers. It is a division of Sandoz Chemicals Corp.