Unique fluoropolymer capabilities fuel Performance Plastics' growth


An Ohio processor is growing 15-20% per year in part due to proprietary technology to injection mold tight-tolerance medical components from tough-to-process fluoropolymers. One of its biggest breakthroughs has been development of a direct gating technology that eliminates runner waste.

In an interview with PlasticsToday, Ken Kelly, general manager, said that Performance Plastics has added three Roboshot electric molding machines from Milacron recently and is on track to buy another. "We have $1 million in additional medical business coming in the third quarter," he said.
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