Thomson Plastics, Inc. Announces the Opening of Howell Michigan Plastic
Thomson Plastics, Inc. announced that it has opened a new facility in Howell, Michigan. Thomson Plastics ranks as one of Plastic News magazine’s Top 100 Injection Molders for 2013.
To better serve its customers, Thomson Plastics opened its newest facility, located in Howell, Michigan, in January 2014. The 50,000 sq ft facility is centrally located between Flint, Lansing and the Greater Detroit area. The plant opened with 7 presses ranging from 400 tons to 800 tons and an experienced technical staff to support existing and new customers. Thomson Plastics has plans for additional investments in presses and related support equipment including production of assembled components.
Thomson Plastics, committed to lean manufacturing principles, has a customer-focused approach to meeting the needs of many molding and assembly product requirements. Additional services include Product Design, Tooling Design and Management, Just-In-Time Delivery, Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE), and Customer Site Representative Services. Thomson Plastics utilizes gas assist, in mold decoration, pad printing, heat staking and hot stamping technologies. All molding and other operations are performed with the benefit of AIAG APQP guidelines.
Thomson Plastics, Inc engaged Ann Arbor SPARK to assist in applying for local incentives and coordinating with Michigan Works! on workforce development programs. “It’s exciting to have attracted an out of state company to Howell, and it speaks volume about how attractive the community’s assets are to a growing manufacturer like Thomson Plastics,” said Paul Krutko, president and CEO of SPARK, Ann Arbor’s engine for economic development”.
About Thomson Plastics
Established in 1975, Thomson Plastics, has developed processes that integrate the complexity of design with steady and reliable production. Our engineers, managers and production staff allow us to serve a broad range of markets, providing every project with our expertise in all facets of world-class manufacturing. Thomson Plastics’ facility in Thomson, GA has over 200,000 square feet dedicated to manufacturing, assembly and warehousing. With the recent addition of Howell, MI, Thomson Plastics’ two plastic injection molding locations have a press capability ranging from 165 tons to 3,150 tons.
Thomson Plastics, Inc. is a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners I, L.P, a private equity firm specializing in investing in middle market manufacturing companies domiciled in the U.S.
Thomas D. Talboys