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February 1, 2013
Charter NEX to Add Two New W&H Coex Lines to Milton, WI Plant
MILTON, WI – February 2013 – Charter NEX films announced the purchase of two new Windmoeller & Hoelscher (W&H) 3-layer blown film lines to be installed in their Milton, Wisconsin facility. Both lines are expected to be operational by year’s end. This is the first of several additions and upgrades Charter NEX is planning as it continues to leverage their expertise in high-performance blown film manufacturing.
“With our recent merger and the strong support of our ownership group, we believe that the time is right to expand and upgrade our Milton plant,” says Kathy Bolhous, CEO. “This expansion reinforces our commitment to provide our customers with unparalleled quality, service and technical support.
Chris Trapp, COO, states, “We believe in the superiority of W&H extrusion equipment. It has allowed our company to provide unsurpassed quality to our customers and has been a significant contributor to our successful growth. The two new lines in our Milton plant will provide increased flexibility and needed capacity while maintaining our ability to supply the highest quality, best performing, and most consistent film in the industry.”
Charter NEX Films manufactures monolayer, coextruded and barrier blown films for a wide variety of high-performance packaging applications from their manufacturing facilities in Superior, Rhinelander, and Milton, Wisconsin and Turners Falls, Massachusetts.