K 2013: Rotomolding equipment production comes to Ohio

Brazilian firm Rotoline Industrial Equipment (Chapeco) plans to start up a facility for production of rotomolding equipment in Kent, Ohio in January 2014. The plant will manufacture shuttle and carousel rotational molding equipment with arms measuring up to five meters.

The 5,574-square meter facility will be located near to the headquarters of pelletizer and pulverizer manufacturer Reduction Engineering, which owns 50% of Rotoline. Speaking to PlasticsToday at the K Show, Reduction Engineering Pelletizer Product Manager John Sly said around 60% of production would be destined for the North American market.

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