Compounder Polychem Alloy buys wine cork maker, plans expansion


Tasz Inc. is expanding in Lenoir, N.C., as the company tries to make inroads into the plastic wine cork market.

According to a Sept. 28 news release from Gov. Bev Perdue, Tasz plans to create 21 jobs and invest $2.2 million in Lenoir during the next three years.

The project received a $42,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund.

According to the release, the average annual wage for new employees will be $29,833, not including benefits.

Tasz, a unit of Lenoir-based specialty compounder Polychem Alloy Inc., recently acquired...
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