ISO Poly Films Announces Major Expansion
Company to add 40 million pounds of capacity with new plant in Vancouver, Wash.,
and installation of new film lines in Gray Court, S.C. later this year
JUNE 20, 2012 (GRAY COURT, SC) – ISO Poly Films, Inc. – a member of the Sigma Plastics Group and a leading manufacturer of multi-layer plastic films – announced today that it is adding a facility in Vancouver, Wash., and installing additional lines in its Gray Court, S.C., facility. This double expansion will bring ISO Poly Films’ total film capacity close to 130 million pounds per year and supports anticipated growth to 200 million pounds in the next few years.
“This expansion in Vancouver is an opportunity to accommodate our high growth and better serve our customers located in the western region of the U.S.,” said ISO Poly Founder and President Jon McClure. “We are excited to become a part of the Vancouver community and look forward to bringing opportunities for economic growth and employment in the area,” he added.
The facility in Vancouver will have three-layer co-extrusion capacity and seven-layer barrier capacity to produce ISO Poly’s quality films for the converting, coating, printing and laminating markets. The company manufactures a wide range of specialty films, including critical application mono-layer, three-layer, and seven-layer high barrier, co-extrusion films. The film is used for various applications, including packaging for fresh produce, frozen meats and vegetables, and beverage pouches; protective films for consumer electronics and polished metals; backing films used in the manufacturing of adhesive tapes; and other consumer, medical and industrial applications.
“We are pleased with ISO Poly Films’ growth and success and know that this investment in a West Coast facility will effectively increase production to meet the growing demand for specialty films,” said Alfred Teo, Chairman and CEO of the Sigma Plastics Group. “ ISO’s new plant in addition to two new lines in its South Carolina plant will continue the tremendous growth of its film production and capacity and answer a growing demand for ISO’s film products,” he added.
Established in 1998 by McClure, ISO Poly Films formed a strategic partnership with Sigma Plastics. ISO Poly Films has experienced significant growth and success within the Sigma Plastics Group. In fact, ISO Poly is the flagship company of sigma’s multi-layer specialty films division.
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About ISO Poly Films, Inc.:
Founded in 1998 by Jon McClure, ISO Poly Films, Inc. is a custom extruder of specialty plastic films for high demand applications in the laminating, printing, coating and converting markets. Headquartered in Gray Court, SC with an additional plant in Vancouver, Wash., the company produces films that are used in a variety of packaging and protective film applications. For more information, visit www.isopoly.com.
About The Sigma Plastics Group:
The Sigma Plastics Group was founded in 1978 by Alfred Teo and is the largest, privately owned film extrusion group in the United States, Canada, and Central America. Based in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, the company has 37 manufacturing facilities, producing annual throughput of 2 billion pounds of resin and employs over 5,000. Sigma Plastics Group manufactures industrial film, agricultural film, commercial plastic film, stretch film, merchandise bags, T-Sacks, industrial trash liners, produce bags, hygiene films, garment bags, and food bags. For more information, visit www.sigmaplasticsgroup.com.