Albis Plastics Opens Compounding Plant in South Carolina
Albis Plastic Corporation, a subsidiary of Albis Plastic GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, will from now on manufacture prime technical compounds under the Alcom und Altech brands at their manufacturing site in Duncan, South Carolina, USA.
The new production facility, which was officially inaugurated on August 31st, 2017 following an earlier start of production in July 2017, has a nameplate capacity of appr. 30 million lbs. per year. So far Albis had products for the North American market produced by a local tolling partner or imported from Europe. The new plant will give the company an even higher degree of flexibility with regards to product availability and lead times. At the same time it significantly increases the company’s presence in the NAFTA region.
The production plant offers manufacturing capabilities according to global product specifications. Moreover, Albis has comparable manufacturing equipment as well as a certification of the quality management system according to IATF 16949 in place at all manufacturing sites worldwide – in Duncan this is planned for the 1st quarter of 2018.
Albis Plastic GmbH
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