LINDSTROM, MINN. (Oct. 14, 2 p.m. ET) — Plastic Products Co. Inc.'s metal and ceramic injection molding division has broken ground on a new plant in Center City, Minn.
The unit, Smith Metal Products, is building a 60,000 square foot plant three miles from its existing location in Lindstrom. The new site will allow for future expansion, Lindstrom-based Plastic Products said in a news release.
Smith Metal Products makes components for long-term implant devices, surgical devices, electronics, military, aerospace, firearms and consumer products.
“We are fortunate to be one of the manufacturing companies in the US who has continued to grow in this challenging economy,” said Lori Bjork, general manager of Smith, in a release.