Stanley, North Carolina – Era Polymers is to open a manufacturing facility in North Carolina to serve the US market.
The Australian-headquartered company already manufactures polyurethane systems in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The new facility will support it’s growing US sales. It will also make products for the Canadian, South American and European markets.
It is taking over the 13,000 m2 facility in Stanley, that was formerly occupied by Dutch-owned DSM. Era plans to invest $9.2 m, including the purchase of the building and machinery.
‘Era Polymers has been conducting business within the US for more than 15 years,’ said the company’s president, George Papamanuel. ‘It became a logical step for us to establish our own presence in the US with an advanced manufacturing facility, to better supply and technically service our growing customer base.’