“Boltaron to Increase Thermoplastic Production” An Article in Aircraft Interiors International
Boltaron has announced that it intends to open a new extrusion line in the third quarter of 2018, in order to increase manufacturing capacity and help strengthen the company’s market share in the aerospace thermoplastic materials sector.
“Fast-growing Boltaron Makes Ambitions Clear in Aircraft Interiors” An Article on Runway Girl Network
Roughly a decade ago Boltaron’s Newcomerstown, Ohio facility held as much as a 60% market share of the plastic card stock for credit cards and hotel room keys. The firm had long mastered the PVC calendering process, which sees raw materials in powder form fused into a homogeneous molten mass, and fed into a series of heated revolving rollers that squeeze the material to a desired thickness. As you can imagine, card stock business was good.