Albis UK's Ian Mills says the investment will increase capacity and flexibility
In response to rising order books ALBIS UK has completed a project to expand compound manufacturing capacity at its Knutsford, Cheshire site.
The investment of €250000 upgrades the output of one of the existing ZSK70 compounding lines and will increase overall site capacity by more than 10 percent.
“This investment reflects confidence in ALBIS UK as well as the wider plastic processing industry in the UK and will help to improve flexibility and response times for our customers,” commented Ian Mills, Managing Director of ALBIS UK.
In addition a number of smaller investments have been completed including the €30000 purchase of an XRF Analyser. This strengthens ALBIS UK’s laboratory resource enabling on-site testing to ensure products containing recycled materials comply fully with The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances ( RoHS ) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment ( EEE ) Directive (2011/65/ EU).
“This is a vital part of the ALBIS compliance programme to give our customers full confidence in the compounds we manufacture and supply,” added Mills.