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Plascore to build new facility in Zeeland, Mich., U.S.

The engineered core and composite products manufacturer is constructing an 80,000-square-foot facility that will lead to the creation of approximately 35 jobs.
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Plascore aerospace manufacturing facility expansion

Source | Lakeshore Advantage

 

Plascore Inc. (Zeeland, Mich., U.S.), a manufacturer of lightweight composite products and engineered core, is expanding its Zeeland, Michigan operations, investing nearly $6 million to construct a new, 80,000-square-foot facility and creating approximately 35 jobs over the next three years. Plascore Inc. currently has four facilities in the Zeeland Industrial Park and 415 full-time employees.

“We at Plascore are thrilled at the opportunity to grow here in West Michigan,” says Olaf Huebner, “We at Plascore are thrilled at the opportunity to grow here in West Michigan,” said Olaf Huebner, VP of operations at Plascore Inc. “Thank you to the City of Zeeland and Lakeshore Advantage for supporting our growth.”

Lakeshore Advantage, the local economic development organization that assists employers with growth opportunities in Ottawa and Allegan counties, worked with the company and connected them with local resources to support their expansion.

“Plascore is an innovator in lightweight, high-performance composite products. Their growth in West Michigan continues to deepen the bench of manufactured products and diverse industry applications for those products,” says Jennifer Owens, president of Lakeshore Advantage.
“Their investment in equipment and operations demonstrates their commitment to the community and their employees.”

This expansion comes two years after Plascore Inc. built an approximate 73,500-square-foot addition onto its Aerospace Business Unit facility at 500 E. Roosevelt in Zeeland, doubling the size of this facility. 

Plascore aerospace manufacturing facility expansion

Source | Lakeshore Advantage

Plascore’s design solutions have led the company to experience increased demand for its machined aramid and aluminum products. As a result, the company continues to purchase new equipment and expand its production capacity. 

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