ADDING ADDITIONAL HIRES AND ADDITIONAL CAPACITY
PUBLISHED ON February 20, 2014
CHICAGO, IL – Innovative compound technology manufacturer OTECH Corporation of Rolling Prairie, Ind. (otechcorporation.com) has added a new 70mm twin-screw extruder. The new line, adding to OTECH’s existing technologies, is now producing commercial materials.
“We have new opportunities and demands from our clients to increase our production,” says OTECH Corporation president Jack O’Donnell. “It was a perfect time for our team to bring on this new technology.”
“Eight new hires have been brought on this month to help create a variety of TPR, TPE, TPO compounds for the footwear, housewares, and wire and cable industries,” O’Donnell states.
This new twin-screw line brings OTECH Corporation capacity up an additional 15 million pounds a year.
OTECH Corporation manufacturers flexible PVC, PVC alloys, TPR, TPE, TPO compounds to wire and cable manufacturers as well as to the footwear industry and profile extrusion and custom molding markets around the world. All compounds are available directly from the corporate headquarters in northwest Indiana.
“The company staff,” O’Donnell said, “has more than a century of combined experience in product development, production, quality control and sales.” O’Donnell adds, “This level of experience ensures that all of our clients will receive high quality, industry compliant products at very competitive prices with unmatched service.”