09/18/2014

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Melitek start-up new production line for healthcare compounds

During the last year, the company headquartered in Alslev, has expanded its plant with new buildings for additional production area and an extra warehouse. "The expansion has proceeded according to plan and budget and the new production line is installed and ready for start-up in October 2014,” says Kim Laursen, Managing Director. "The new line is in essence a true duplicate of our current line with same brands and sizing making it redundant to our current large medical line. It will however have many new features making production even more efficient and safe so indeed we are looking forward to take it into use,” continues Kim Laursen. The company said, that is experiencing increased sale from existing customers as well as from new customers. ”We are expecting continued growth from our current customers and we also enjoy start of supply to new customers that will yield a strong demand for our products and services dedicated to the healthcare segment. Our growth is both on our elastomer for PVC replacement and on modified polymer plus systems,” informs Jesper Laursen, Melitek's Business Director.With the new line in operation, Melitek has three lines dedicated to meliflex compounds for healthcare market yielding a total capacity of 25 000 t. The company expects that the turnover, due to the additional production line, will double within the next 5 years.Visit Melitek at:
CPhI, Paris, 7-9 October 2014, stand 2G49
CompaMed, Düsseldorf, 12 -14 November 2014, stand 08b/L09 

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