Inline Plastics Corp., founded in 1968, adds six new thermoforming lines and expands its facilities to meet the continued growth of their innovative food packaging products.
All the three Inline Plastics’ manufacturing facilities, located in Shelton, CT, McDonough, GA, and Salt Lake City, UT, have installed new large platform roll fed thermoforming machines, as well as mid-sized machines with increased flexibility, including attendant support equipment during the last 12 months. In addition to the significant investments made in new tooling and infrastructure to support the growth of the business, the Company has installed a new mid-sized machine for its R&D facility in Milford, CT to facilitate new product development initiatives. Further, Inline has added 157,200 sq. ft. of manufacturing and warehousing space to the Georgia facility, and is presently pursuing options to expand its Connecticut and Utah facilities.
Jim Porcaro, Vice President of Operations, stated, “As our business continues to grow, we are committed to continuously invest in capacity to ensure we can support our customer’s requirements and maintain our very high fill rates.Our existing and future supermarket, foodservice, distributor and processor customers will realize several key benefits from the expansion such as consistency in lead times, increased flexibility on special orders or services and to offer local production capacity/capabilities.”
“Throughout our history, we have been committed to developing and commercializing innovative products to service the food packaging industry, said Tom Orkisz – President, Inline Plastics Corp.”
Inline Plastics Corporation, the owner of the popular SureLock and Safe-T-Fresh container brands, is a leading manufacturer of high quality, crystal clear PET clamshell and two-piece packaging. Inline Plastics’ packaging attractively merchandises fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, salads, a variety of grab-and-go foods, baked goods, and deli items.