Polyester Fiber operation set to open in Alabama, USA - Custom Synthetic Fibers, LLC.
A recycled polyester fiber company backed by the leaders of reclaimer Custom Polymers, Inc. from Charlotte, NC. announced plans to begin operating this summer 2016.
Custom Synthetic Fibers, LLC. is based in an 80,000-square-foot facility in Rogersville, Alabama, USA and will annually produce 40 million pounds of polyester staple fiber from recovered plastic.
Staple fibers are spun together to create yarn that can be used in a variety of applications, including carpet, clothing and automotive fabrics.
According to a press release, investors in the synthetic fiber venture include the majority owners of Charlotte-based Custom Polymers, Inc. and Athens, Alabama-headquartered Custom Polymers PET, LLC. which is an affiliate of Custom Polymers, Inc.
Custom Synthetic Fibers, LLC. facility can support expansions so that the company could eventually produce 80 million pounds of fiber each year.
The operation, which was initially announced last December, is expected to employ 50 workers and will be led by CEO Joseph Ku.
Custom Polymers, Inc. buys, processes, and sells both commodity and engineering grade plastics in all forms. We are a leading recycler and reprocessor of post-industrial and post-consumer plastic, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., operating multiple worldwide locations.
Custom Polymers, Inc. offers customized recycling solutions through a broad array of domestic and international services. We partner with companies worldwide to implement long term purchasing and toll programs to maximize the value of recyclable plastic scrap.
Custom Polymers, Inc. takes pride in developing long-term relationships through our recycling solutions, industry expertise and outstanding customer service. To ensure the satisfaction of each of our suppliers and customers we maintain significant inventory in various locations around the world, test and inspect our products for quality and consistency, and employ a dedicated logistics department who competently and completely manage all aspects of logistical support.
To find out more about us, call us at +1 (704) 332 6070 or visit us at www.custompolymers.com