19 August 2005
19 August 2005
Composite Products of Winona, Minnesota has become licensed by PlastiComp to employ the patented Pushtrusion technology in its molding operations. CPI is a leading molder of composite materials and will use the Pushtrusion technology to injection mold long glass fiber reinforced parts for structural applications.
According to Charles Weber, CPI CEO, “The Pushtrusion technology enables us to utilize Direct In-line Compounding on our injection molding machines which will reduce manufacturing costs and maintain or improve finished product performance.” Weber added, “This license is another step in growing the operating relationship between our companies.” PlastiComp CEO, Steve Bowen added, “CPI is an excellent molder and a real innovator in our industry.”
Composite Products, Inc. is a leader in the Direct In-Line Compounding industry for long-fiber reinforced thermoplastics. CPI serves industries such as automotive, agriculture, consumer electronics, and others. PlastiComp is the source for the Pushtrusion Direct In-Line Compounding process.
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