Neutrex Inc. (Houston, TX), maker of Purgex purging compounds, will boost its manufacturing and warehousing capacity, with plans to increase its facility's size by 50%. The company said it's been in a hiring mode in 2011 and has completely filled its current space, with the planned expansion to come online by the end of 2011. A company representative told PlasticsToday that total headcount is up by 20%.
In addition to supplying the domestic market, the expansion will also increase material output to Purgex's distributors in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. The additional capacity will also give the company more flexibility as it works to develop new products planned for introduction in 2011...