Minnesota Rubber and Plastics realigns manufacturing processes to ensure continued growth and improvement

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has made several changes to its manufacturing operations, such as facility upgrades and expansions, to better position itself for future growth and business improvements.

As part of a global corporate strategy to be better positioned for continued growth while improving delivery and quality, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics recently realigned several of its manufacturing operations.

Through a combination of facility upgrades, expansions and consolidations, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has improved overall efficiencies across the manufacturing group. Recent actions include the expansion of manufacturing in Reynosa, Mexico and Mason City, IA; the relocation of processes from the Watertown, SD, and Irvine, CA, facilities and the subsequent closing of those locations. In addition to more efficient operations, these expansions strengthen Minnesota Rubber and Plastics capabilities within its key customers industries of water, medical & pharma, power and transportation.

Lih Fang Chew, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, Global Vice President of Marketing states, “These moves reflect the company’s commitment to growth, and to better meet our customers’ needs. We expect to see the benefits of these actions throughout 2015 and beyond.”