Malaysian processor orders two film lines from Gloucester


Malaysian plastics processor Scientex Packaging Film has ordered two new 8-up cast stretch-film lines from Gloucester Engineering Co.

Gloucester president Carl Johnson told PlasticsToday this order marks the company's highest-output stretch-film line ever sold in the Asia-Pacific region.

"Besides the fact this is a milestone for Gloucester Engineering, it's a sign that demand for film and sheet continues to grow in the Asia-Pacific region," he said.

With this new order, Scientex now has seven cast stretch film lines, with five from Gloucester. Scientex believes it now has the most stretch film capacity under one roof in the world, according to the news release. Production is expected to reach more than 150,000 tonnes/year....
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