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Mid-States Alumium Invests in New Press Line and Expands Facility

Monday, February 5, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nancy Molenda
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Mid-States Aluminum will invest $20 million to purchase a new extrusion press line and upgrade its facility in Fond du Lac, WI. The investments will help Mid-States maintain a competitive advantage in the market for aluminum extrusions and value-added components.

Mid-States has ordered a new high-efficiency press line and fully-automated material handling system to replace an existing smaller press and manual material handling equipment. “The new 3,100-ton press will increase efficiency over current equipment and at the same time expand our capabilities to manufacture larger extrusion profiles,” states Michael Wahl, Mid-States director of engineering and project lead.

The Fond du Lac extruder produces precision profiles and tightly toleranced machined components for a variety of markets: electrical and electronics, medical, machinery and equipment, automotive and building and construction. More...