Argotec Inc., a manufacturer of thermoplastic polyurethane film and sheet, today unveiled its new 95,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing plant
Argotec’s new plant will house 11 extrusion lines, including two blown film lines and nine flat-die. Seven of the flat-die lines are used for aliphatic TPU film production and will be housed in an 8,000-square-foot hard-walled clean room, with each individual extrusion line additionally enclosed in its own Class 10,000 soft-walled clean room environment. Bruce Wilby, president and CEO, said the new plant gives the company added capacity for existing customers, plus flexibility to explore new markets and applications. "It will create greater efficiencies throughout our entire production process, permitting us to focus more of our resources on research and development," he said in a news release. Markets include medical, textile lamination, graphics, automotive paint protection film and optical interlayers.