All major equipment purchases made since 2018 are now installed and operational
- Broadens extrusion capabilities and addressable markets
- Increases production capacity and revenue potential
MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. ("Imaflex" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: IFX), announces that it has completed the assembly, installation and wiring of its new five-layer coextrusion blown film line ("extruder") at its Thomasville, North Carolina manufacturing facility. The extruder is now operational and is expected to increase production capacity by 4.0 million pounds annually, following an initial ramp-up period.
Imaflex continues to see solid demand for its multi-layer blown film offerings. "The new extruder, not only increases our manufacturing capacity, it also broadens our extrusion capabilities and addressable markets," highlighted Mr. Joe Abbandonato, President and Chief Executive Officer of Imaflex. "It allows us to offer customers more complex barrier packaging options, including excellent gas and moisture barrier protection to extend shelf life and reduce spoilage."
About Imaflex Inc.
Founded in 1994, Imaflex is focused on the development and manufacturing of innovative solutions for the flexible packaging space. Concurrently, the Corporation develops and manufactures films for the agriculture industry. The Corporation's products consist primarily of polyethylene (plastic) film and bags, including metalized plastic film, for the industrial, agricultural and consumer markets. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Imaflex has manufacturing facilities in Canada and the United States. The Corporation's common stock is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol IFX. Additional information is available at www.imaflex.com.
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SOURCE Imaflex Inc.
For further information: John Ripplinger, Vice-President Corporate Affairs, Tel: (514) 935-5710 ext. 157, Fax: (514) 935-0264, [email protected], www.imaflex.com