Clopay Plastic Products Co. Inc. is spending tens of millions of dollars to expand its breathable film manufacturing capacity on three continents.
The Mason, Ohio-based company, owned by Griffon Corp., said the “$50 million investment increases our extrusion and print capacity along with extending our innovation and technology capabilities.”
Clopay Plastic is spending the cash to produce its new Sof-flex line of breathable films.
“This next generation of Sof-flex product line is designed to meet the hygienic markets demand for softer, light weight, breathable films and laminates while continuing to provide market leading printed design positioning on the diaper,” the company said in a statement.
Alan Koblin is president of Clopay Plastic. “This global expansion will further enhance our industry leadership position providing our valued customers with the capacity to meet their growing demand,” he said in a statement.
Work will take place at manufacturing plants in North America, Europe and Brazil, the company said, while not revealing specific locations. Clopay has manufacturing sites in Nashville, Tenn., and Augusta, Ky., in the United States; São Paulo, Brazil; and Aschersleben and Dombühl, Germany, according to its website. The company also has a manufacturing location in Suzhou, China.
Clopay Plastic produces embossed, laminated and printed specialty plastic films for the hygienic, health care and industrial markets.