Profile and tubing extruder Iso-Trude Inc. has entered a partnership with Advanced Weatherseal of Carpentersville, Ill.
Iso-Trude of Grand Haven, Mich., will supply thermoplastic seals for overhead doors assembled by Advanced Weatherseal.
The Illinois firm used to do its own extruding, but recently decided to outsource the job to better serve the marketplace, said Craig Janusz, Iso-Trude's CEO.
The industry standard for door seals has been PVC, but Iso-Trude's experience with various plastics in other markets should help with any material substitution, Janusz said.
Iso-Trude extrudes materials including polypropylene, thermoplastic elastomers, thermoplastic polyolefins, ABS, styrenics and urethanes.
The company runs 12 extrusion lines and 23 extruders. It has seven in-line fabrication stations.
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