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RTP opens new sheet extrusion division

RTP Company : 23 August, 2004  (Company News)
Speciality compounds firm RTP Company has announced the opening of its new Sheet Extrusion Division, based in Winona, Minnesota, USA.
Speciality compounds firm RTP Company has announced the opening of its new Sheet Extrusion Division, based in Winona, Minnesota, USA.

Extrusion equipment has been installed at the new facility that is capable of producing sheet and roll stock 0.010 to 0.400 inches thick, in widths up to 62 inches. The facility offers full-service extrusion- specific processing capabilities and quality assurance testing, including melt flow index, melt strength and filler dispersion.

Heading the new Sheet Division is Bill Minogue, Division General Manager. 'Bill brings impressive experience to RTP Company, including 12 years in the sheet and extrusion industry and 22 years of management experience,' said Hugh Miller, CEO of RTP Company.

The opening of the Sheet Division is a result of the continuing effort by the company to support the development and manufacture of speciality compounds specifically used in extrusion applications. The Sheet Division is a future growth area for RTP Company and augments the custom resin portion of their business.

Having both compounding and sheet extrusion capabilities gives RTP Company a unique competitive advantage. 'Because of the technical expertise and the library of formulations that RTP Company has developed over the past twenty plus years for the injection moulding market, we are uniquely qualified to become a leading supplier to the custom sheet and roll extrusion market,' said Bill Minogue, Division Manager.
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