The gap between New York and Texas just got smaller with the announcement of a prominent New York plastic liner manufacturer's expansion into the heart of Texas.
, an industry leader in the manufacturing of custom, retail and private label trash bags headquartered in Orangeburg, N.Y., has just widened its national footprint with the opening of a modern manufacturing and blown-film extrusion plant in Sulphur Springs, Tex."
We've had many accomplishments over the over the years," says Susan Rosenberg, the CEO who's been leading the Inc. 5000-ranked company since 2008. "Our expansion into The Lone Star State represents yet another milestone in the growth of Aluf Plastics. It will expand our distribution to existing clients throughout the Southwest region, while bringing new distributors and retailers into the Aluf family."
The company's foray into the Texas region is expected to bring over 40 new jobs to the area in the coming months. Situated in close proximity to the Dallas-Ft.Worth area and positioned near strategic port areas for potential exporting opportunities, the new manufacturing plant will enable Aluf Plastics to further solidify its longstanding reputation for upholding high quality levels.
"We're pumping in serious capital to bring the plant up to standard," notes David Anderson, Aluf's v.p. operations. "Aluf is heavily investing in high density and low density automation equipment, along with state-of-the-art technology. This ambitious endeavor will give the company capacity for a total of 200 million pounds”.
By reducing shipping costs and increasing the company's capacity and reach across the region, Aluf Plastics will effectively amplify distribution in cost-effective, eco-friendly manner.
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