GREENSBORO, N.C. (Feb. 3, 11:55 a.m. ET) — Intertech Corp. recently added a Graham shuttle blow molding machine to meet growing demand for custom bottles and containers.
Greensboro, N.C.-based Intertech also makes specialty products, such as Funball ballpool balls, Giggleplay Gazebo ballpools and Hygenie Ball Washing Systems.
“We added new equipment to cover growth in business and for future growth,” Jim Sitton, senior vice president of Intertech, said. “We just expanded in this facility and that expansion included additional square footage in the plant.”
The recent growth, Sitton said, is completely on the blow molding side of the business with increased demand of custom plastic containers and bottles. He said Intertech's customer base is growing and the firm has managed to consistently acquire new business.
The 25 metric ton machine was delivered with a complete production system and with complete mold interchangeability.
In addition to injection and extrusion blow molding, the facility decorates plastic containers through silk screening, pressure sensitive labeling or custom sleeving. It also operates a warehouse with a computerized inventory control system and handle shipping for national brand customers.
The facility employs approximately 85 and fills 120,000 square feet of space. In 2006, the company added 50,000 square feet to the warehouse to accommodate growth.
Sitton said the company, which was established in 1974, is optimistic about its future.
“Our market share is increasing and we anticipate growth at this rate,” Sitton said.