Automotive injection molding supplier Prism Plastics officially opened its new corporate headquarters in Chesterfield Township, MI, 30 miles north of downtown Detroit. The newly constructed 25,000-sq-ft facility includes $2.5 million in new equipment and technology, according to the company, and it joins sites in Harlingen, TX and Port Huron, MI. (Read more about Prism here: Less is more for Prism Plastics' business model).
Prism VP Jerry Williams told PlasticsToday that the company's equipment investments include six all-electric Toshiba injection molding machines, Yushin 5-axis robots, SRS low-RPM screenless grinders, automated packaging systems, Advantage closed loop central chillers, and a fully integrated IQMS ERP system.
In addition to corporate finance and sales, the new facility will feature a 24/7 injection molding operation, running 10 machines. The company has expanded its workforce by 10 people, and plans on adding another eight over the next 12 months....