Toray Plastics (America) Inc. Expands with New Coating Technology
Manufacturer installs new coating equipment to meet customer demand for value-added films.
Toray Plastics (America) Inc., the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films, has installed new coating equipment in order to meet customer demand for value-added films with advanced specialty layers. Industrial and packaging films and multi-layer and barrier structures that require specific surface properties are of special interest to customers. The new technology integrates seamlessly with Toray's foundation of state-of-the-art film making technologies and will expand the range of the company's PET, OPP, CPP, bio-based, and metalized film offerings. Toray's new proprietary equipment will be operational in Q2 and a ribbon-cutting event with Toray executives and local dignitaries is planned for May 2, 2013.