Plastics Group adds twin-screw extruder
WOONSOCKET, R.I.-Plastics Group of America has installed a new twin-screw extruder in Woonsocket, adding 17 million pounds of capacity.
The new line allows PGA to produce more highly filled compounds, said Mike Rosenthal, executive vice president.
The line primarily will produce fractional melt-grade polypropylene compounds used in sheet applications.
Rosenthal said the privately held company's 2000 sales were between $8 million and $12 million.
RTP launches office in Hinnerup, Denmark
Winona, Minn. - Engineering resins compounder RTP Co. of Winona has opened a sales office in Hinnerup, Denmark.
The new subsidiary, RTP Nordic A/S, will serve Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark.