BUTLER, Wis. (Sept. 10, 2008) — Medical molder MRPC has completed a $2 million expansion at its Butler facility that includes two clean rooms and four new molding machines.
In addition to the expansion, the company has named three people to management positions including a new vice president of engineering.
The clean rooms have been added to bolster capacity for molding medical components. The project included a Class 10,000 clean room spanning about 2,000 square feet for molding implantable products, and a Class 100,000 clean room of about 3,000 square feet.
The investments will help increase the company's liquid silicone molding and thermoplastic molding capabilities, said Greg Riemer, MRPC vice president of sales and marketing. The firm has a total of four clean rooms spanning about 50,000 square feet for LSR molding, gum silicone molding, silicone extrusion, custom rubber molding, thermoplastic molding and secondary assemblies.
The hires include Jeff Randall, MRPC's new vice president of engineering. Randall joins MRPC with 23 years of experience in the plastics molding industry.
Mark Brandstaetter also has been hired as the national sales manager, and Scott Zygulski has been named east coast territory manager for the company.