Intertech adds two presses, central chiller in response to reshored business


Fueled by a booming customer that's seeking to reshore 70% of its manufacturing from China, Intertech Plastics (Denver, CO) has completed $2 million investment in its plant, boosting capacity with two new Husky injection molding machines and a Thermal Care central chiller after growing revenue by more than 75% in 2012.

Tim Nakari, Intertech's senior account manager and marketing director, said the customer seeking to reshore work is a supplier of mobile device enclosures. Also driving growth at Intertech was new business from manufacturers of plastic totes, storage bins, laundry baskets, and trash cans.

"By centralizing both their manufacturing and warehousing, [Intertech] is able to provide them with a nice competitive sourcing advantage," Nakari said of the storage container clients....
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