Long-fiber thermoplastic capacity boosted


PlastiComp Inc. (Winona, MN) has increased production capacity for long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) compounding with the installation of a new line of approximately 5 million lb/yr output.

PlastiComp acquired a new site for their headquarters in 2011. The acquired building of 75,000 sq ft was subsequently expanded to approximately 85,000 sq ft. Additionally, the building is undergoing modifications to add a new carbon fiber dedicated production line for both LFT pellets and UD (unidirectional) tapes. The original headquarters and LFT manufacturing site of 30,000 sq ft continues in operation.
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