Innovative Plastics Announces Expansion of Plastic Manufacturing Facility
Madison, AL – August 24, 2017 – Innovative Plastics, one of the premier custom injection molders in the Southeast, announces the expansion of their plastic manufacturing facility in Madison, Alabama. Expansion includes 14,000 square feet of high bay manufacturing space and a 1,600 square feet employee break and training area. Innovative Plastics’ new footprint now stands at over 40,000 square feet of space for manufacturing custom plastic products.
The new addition will allow Innovative Plastics to increase production capacity by 35%, offering machine sizes ranging from 85 to 825 tons. Innovative anticipates increasing employment by 15% over the next 12 months. Currently, Innovative Plastics operates 20 injection molding machines and employs 60 people.
Back in 1999, with only four injection mold machines, Huntsville-based, T-H Marine Supplies purchased Innovative Plastics as a captive molder of recreational boating components. Innovative Plastics was relocated from Huntsville to Madison in 2002 with the goal of expanding its customer base and capacity. Since 2008, Innovative Plastics has grown more than 150% in annual sales and has diversified its customer base to include medical equipment, electronics, hunting, mining, fire protection and various consumer goods.
“We are very pleased to announce the expansion of our Innovative Plastics subsidiary,” T-H Marine’s CEO, Jeff Huntley, stated. “The Huntsville area was missing a truly solid, mid-scale injection molding company for many years. We had to buy one and grow the business to provide the kind of volume for custom injection molded plastic products that we needed. We are glad to find that there were many more manufacturers in North Alabama who needed a really capable injection molding supplier as well. Therefore, we continue to grow as we serve more and more customers who need our mold building and molding services.”
Hosea Bartlett, General Manager of Innovative Plastics, stated, “Our team has done a fantastic job. We have steadily grown our business and our capabilities. As a significant component of this, we are continuing to invest in our plant and our technology to be the premier custom injection molding company in North Alabama. We are very happy that we can do this addition to provide even more good American manufacturing jobs for the area while providing more output for our customers.”
Huntley also stated, “Our businesses continue to prosper here in the Huntsville area and we are really happy that we can keep growing our manufacturing plants and our number of team members. We now employ over 150 local people at T-H Marine and Innovative and that will grow even more with Innovative Plastics’ expansion.”
T-H Marine is celebrating its 42nd Anniversary of business and has grown to be one of the largest manufacturers of boating and fishing accessories in the U.S. T-H Marine provides parts to every boat manufacturer in the country and every major distributor and retailer of boating and fishing products. Innovative Plastics, a fully-owned subsidiary of T-H Marine, has been in business for 28 years and supplies custom plastic molded products to over 50 customers in the Huntsville, North Alabama, and the Southeastern U.S.
To learn more about T-H Marine, please visit http://www.thmarine.com. To learn more about the Innovative Plastics, please visit http://rcp-hosting-2.com/client_sites/InnovativePlastics/about-us.
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For More Information About the Expansion of our Plastic Manufacturing Facility
If you would like more information about the expansion of our plastic manufacturing facility and Innovative Plastics’ high quality tooling and custom molding, please use the contact information provided below.
Contact: Hosea Bartlett