Macclesfileld, UK -- Polyurethane systems house MRi-Polytech said 4 April that it has further strengthened its manufacturing, production and service network by opening of a state-of-the-art production facility at its UK base in Pott Shrigley, Macclesfield, Cheshire.
The facility, which was officially opened 3 April by David Briggs, the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, has already started production and will formulate tailor-made PU systems for a wide range of industries, including the automotive and construction sectors.
This expansion, - the result of a seven figure investment by the firm - is part of a planned growth programme. dedicated to supporting existing customers and reaching out to new markets in the UK and across the globe, said the company.
"We are already established national and international suppliers of polyurethane binders to industries as diverse as athletic surfaces, playground safety, sound absorption, flooring, landscaping, gardening, reconstituted foam manufacture and polyurethane casting." said Dr John Wade, operations director for MRi-Polytech.
We feel that the time is now right to position ourselves to be better able to provide polyurethane systems to a growing domestic and worldwide market in important economic areas such as transport, building, electronics and packaging" added Wade.
MRi-Polytech says that over the past decade it has established itself as a leading player in the supply of polyurethane binders, athletic surfaces and playground safety surfaces and to industries as diverse as sound absorption, flooring, landscaping and gardening, reconstituted foam manufacture, polyurethane casting and many more.
MRi-Polytech supplies systems for surfaces used in play, recreation, sports and leisure, producing both the coloured EPDM granules (ethylene propylene diene monomer, a synthetic rubber) as well as the polyurethane binders.
PIC: MRi Polytech's Mark Dunkinson (l) and Vincent Snell (centre) with David Briggs, the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire