Technical Precision Plastics Inc. is boosting its capacity, adding 8,000 square feet of Class 8 clean room molding space in Mebane, N.C., and nearly doubling the size of its facility in the Dominican Republic.
President Jim Piermarini and business development manager Jim Corrado detailed the company's expansion plans recently during a teleconference with Plastics News.
“We've got a great team — they are really dedicated and very professional. There's a lot of longevity and very low turnover,” said Jim Piermarini, detailing the reason for the company's success over the past 30 years.
Technical Precision Plastics was founded in 1984, according to Piermarini, by four people with injection molding experience who leased 10,000 square feet of space. They used a Small Business Association loan plus an equipment loan from Milacron to get started.
The company now operates 38 molding machines at two locations in Mebane, as well as eight presses in its Haina, Dominican Republic facility.
Piermarini said a large part of the company's business is in the medical field and that they are enlarging one of its two Class 8 clean rooms to offer more capacity. They also have a Class 7 clean room for assembly work. The company is looking to add three more all-electric machines.