On Feb. 26, ISO Poly Films Inc. and Sigma Plastics Group announced a strategic partnership that combines the companies’ strengths in product development, film quality, advanced systems and market presence to allow both companies to grow and offer expanded film and capabilities to their customers. Under the strategic partnership, Alfred Teo, chairman at Sigma, will serve as ISO Poly Films’ board chairman.

ISO Poly Films currently operates a 135,000-square foot plant in Gray Court, S.C., and manufactures high-end multi-layer plastic films for the food, medical and industrial markets. Throughout the first half of 2009, the company will install additional capacity in 3-layer and 7-layer coextrusion lines as part of its ongoing $35 million investment in the development and expansion of its facility and in manufacturing equipment.