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TFP Open State of the Art Production Line

29 September 2015

TFP Open State of the Art Production Line

TFP has celebrated the formal opening of a third manufacturing line, doubling production capacity in response to increased demand for its innovative nonwovens across all markets.

Sir James Cropper, Honourary President of TFP, formally opened the new nonwoven production line on Wednesday 16 September 2015 alongside Martin Thompson, Managing Director of TFP. The opening ceremony was part of a day long celebration event to mark both the expansion of the TFP business and a landmark 170 years of manufacturing for James Cropper.

Martin Thompson, Managing Director of TFP, commented that, "James Cropper develops progressive, ideas-based companies with international reach and we proudly share our history as well as leading in our respective fields. TFP's new production line delivers a stepwise increase in capacity for the business. It is a necessary step to meet rapidly increasing demand and facilitate delivery of the company's successful growth strategy. The opening of the new line is just the latest exciting step in an accelerated programme of capacity and capability improvements for the company; these have included the development and installation of the world's first commercial nanocoating facility in Schenectady, US."

According to TFP, the state of the art new line doubles its production capacity and represents a significant investment in the expansion of the business. The line is based on the current proprietary wet-laid technology, but is engineered to extend production capability beyond previous constraints by increasing production width to over two metres, enabling TFP to access new markets.


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