Broadview, IL (PRWEB) June 22, 2006
Wilbert Plastic Services announced today it is opening a plastics plant in Bellevue, OH, as part of a plan to fulfill a new outsourcing agreement with Whirlpool Corp., announced Wilbert CEO Curt Zamec.
“We’re thrilled to have a new outsourcing partnership with Whirlpool Corp., the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, and to be able to expand our injection molding business at the same time,” Zamec said.
Wilbert will be responsible for manufacturing agitators, augers and related plastic components on behalf of Whirlpool Corp.
In order to provide rapid shipment to Whirlpool Corp.’s three Ohio locations, Wilbert will open a 197,500-square-foot injection molding facility in Bellevue, OH, located just 8.2 miles from Whirlpool’s Clyde, OH plant. The plant will be hiring up to 200 employees.
Wilbert Plastic Services is the industrial plastics division of Wilbert, Inc., a holding company established in 1997. Wilbert Plastic Services is the combination of TPi, the ninth-largest thermoformer in the U.S.; TriEnda, a market leader in the material handling and packaging industry; and Morton Custom Plastics, a market leader in plastic injection molding and value-added processing.
For more information, visit Wilbert Plastic Services on the web at http://www.wilbertplasticservices.com.