First extrusion produced on a 1000 ton Lombard 5-in. press.
Horizontal paint line introduced.
Thermal Fill and Debridge line added. Shipping area expanded to 8,000 sq. ft.
Press 1 building expanded by 15,000 sq.ft.
Press 1 converted from 5 to 6 inch billet diameter.
23,000 sq.ft. building with a new 25 foot state-of-the-art vertical paint line installed.
27,500 sq.ft. Press 2 building added with 7 inch Watson Stillman 2200 ton press.
Packing Department expanded by 15,000 sq.ft. with four new shipping docks.
Thermal oxidizer to meet/exceed EPA Standards added to paint line.
Acquired Astro Shapes Education Facility for management and employee training.
New Sutton 8 inch 2200/2500 ton press
12 bay shipping dock
125,000 sq.ft. including a covered billet yard
New Sutton 7 inch 2500 ton press
Installed a third paint booth to enable high performance architectural coatings, along with a 25,000 cfm. thermal oxidizer.
Installed a high speed turbo disk to our paintline in order to provide maximum coverage for complex shapes.
New integrated material handling and packaging system featuring automated pack line. Astro transporting racks,
stretch wrap product protection and barcode inventory identification.
Ransburg 3 booth electrostatic 25 foot vertical paint line
Automated packaging system with returnable shipping racks
300,000 sq.ft. under roof (7 acres)
Thermal Fill and Debridge line
Product Enhancement Projects:
Cantalever rack system
Paint warehousing system
Radio frequency tag system for paint line order tracking
Ergonomic paint load table
Paint bake oven modification
9 inch circle size capability - near term future plan
Polyamide thermal break equipment installed
Installed log welder systems on all four presses
Installed state-of-the-art die cleaning equipment
Installed state-of-the-art unload system in paint line
Astro Shapes partners with National Materials L.P.