04.04.18 | Plastic Suppliers, Inc. announced today new financing facilities of $35 million including funding for capital expansion of $23 million to increase capacity in 2018 and 2019 in response to growing demand for its EarthFirst® sustainable packaging and label film businesses. Funding for the expansion comes from two facilities: an $8 million facility to expand and add manufacturing to its Ghent, Belgium site and a $27 Million facility to fund growth and add additional production capacity to its Columbus, Ohio manufacturing facilities.
01.02.18 | Columbus, OH – Plastic Suppliers, Inc. (PSI) is proceeding with plans to optimize its operational footprint. By the end of January 2018, the Dallas, TX and Fullerton, CA locations will be closed and operations will be centralized at PSI’s Columbus, OH headquarter location. Columbus will continue to service a wide variety of specialty packaging and industrial films for PSI’s North American customer base including manufactured, converted and distributed product lines.
11.26.16 | PSi leadership announced 20 new job openings in the Columbus Ohio HQ and manufacturing sites. "We are adding 17 shop floor operators and 3 new positions in process improvement and administration." Says VP of Operations, Erich Emhuff. Sales are up over 20% in The Americas for 2017. The company is comissioning new extrusion lines and adding a new shift on both of PSi's new high-speed slitters to meet growing demand. "We've had particularly strong demand for the company's new EarthFirst UL thin gauge, compostable, sealant films for flexible packaging converters.
11.03.16 | This brief article outlines the State of California's reasons for pursuing litigation against plastic bottle makers that are labeling their products in a misleading fashion. Make sure your environmental claims are not misleading by utilizing EarthFirst PLA Film! Plastic Water Bottle Companies Over Misleading Claims of Biodegradability.