Composite Technologies buys first press

Bregar, Bill
September 2008
Plastics News;9/8/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that Composite Technologies Co. LLC, known for compression molding pallets from recycled and wide-spec virgin resin, has purchased its first injection molding machine, a used Milacron press with 3,000 tons of clamping force. The Milacron machine started production in its factory in Dayton, Ohio, where it joins nine large vertical compression molding presses.


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